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October 12 - October 13
Enjoy German inspired beer and food while experiencing sights, sounds and traditions of the world-famous Oktoberfest in Germany. This event happens throughout Old Town Winchester, including the Loudoun Street Walking Mall, historic Taylor Pavilion and the Courthouse lawn.
NEW this year, entertainment is free to everyone! Guests that choose to purchase a ticket will receive 6 tastings (for beer or wine) and a commemorative glass beer stein. Alcohol sales are limited to ticket holders only. Tickets are $20 until October 11th and $25 October 12th and 13th (days of event). Guests who have purchased a ticket, can also purchase additional tastings or a full pour for $5 during the event.
In attendance will be our local breweries, Winchester Brew Works, Alesatian, Escutcheon, Broken Window and Winchester Cider Works. They will bring your favorites with some new Oktoberfest crafted beers. You’ll also be able to sample famous brews from Germany along with other Americana favorites. Not forgetting our wine enthusiasts, we will also have wines from around the world to sample!
Two high-energy bands will be returning to the Historic Taylor Pavilion this year for a pop/rock theme. Friday, The Bavarski Band, playing everything from Chicago-style Polish polka to rockin’ Oktoberfest party music. Saturday, the Continentals, a band with a wide repertoire specializing in different ethnic styles of polka and waltz. Also featured on Saturday is Alt Washingtonian Schuhplattler Verein the “Original Bavarian Dance Club of Washington DC”. Bringing Oktoberfest traditions and over 30 dancers dressed in authentic German costume.
Get your tickets now at EnjoyOTW.com or one of our ticket outlets, Total Image & Workingman’s Store, Espresso Bar & Café, Compass West Realty, Full Circle Marketing, and the Winchester-Frederick County Visitors Center (1400 S. Pleasant Valley Rd, Winchester).
TIME: Friday 5 – 11 p.m., Saturday noon – 8 p.m.