An Important Announcement Regarding Gate Entry

As we prepare for a fun and exciting Oktoberfest weekend in less than two weeks, our event leadership is taking the safety of our patrons and volunteers very seriously. For the first time, we will have bag checks at our gates. Any bag bigger than the palm of your hand will be searched by a […]

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September 15, 2019 / News

Make Your Oktoberfest Games Team – Labor Day Deal $200

It’s back this year and we have a deal this Labor Day for you! Teams of five will compete in Oktoberfest spirited competitions to be crowned the 2019 Oktoberfest Games champions! Here are the rules: Teams must have exactly five members Team registration – $200/team through Thurs, 9/5. Registration gets each participant entrance on Friday […]

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September 2, 2019 / Entertainment, News

The Rotary Club of Carroll Creek Partners with Frederick Community College’s Hospitality, Culinary & Tourism Institute for Student Scholarships

The Rotary Club of Carroll Creek is pleased to announce its 2nd annual scholarship contribution and partnership with Frederick Community College’s Hospitality, Culinary, and Tourism Institute (HCTI). This year, The Rotary Club of Carroll Creek will contribute $2000 to the Frederick Community College Foundation in recognition of HCTI’s partnership with the club’s major fundraiser, Frederick’s […]

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September 26, 2018 / News

What’s New….

Last month, we detailed a few favorites returning to Oktoberfest this year. But, we are also excited to share some new and exciting additions: Weekend Pass: We know many of you can’t get enough Frederick Oktoberfest each fall. We’ve made it easier for you to join us Friday night for our Kickoff Event, Saturday, and […]

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September 4, 2017 / News

What’s Back…..

With less than 60 days until we kick off Oktoberfest, here are a few favorites that are returning this year:  The German Heritage Tent: Frederick certainly embraces and promotes its German heritage and identity. Our German Heritage Tent debuted last year and added a unique experience to Oktoberfest. Led by Heritage Frederick, this attraction will […]

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August 1, 2017 / News

2017 Tickets – On Sale!

We are busy planning and making the 2017 Oktoberfest weekend the best yet! Don’t wait – grab your tickets now and join us September 29-October 1! WEEKEND PASSES ** NEW THIS YEAR (Admission to Friday night Kick Off Event, Saturday, and Sunday; available via pre-sale only here until 9/28/17) Ages 21+: $40 Ages 21+ and […]

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April 1, 2017 / News

Shout Out #2 – Lee Building Maintenance

It really does take a village to pull together and produce Frederick’s Oktoberfest – and part of our village is Lee Building Maintenance. Offering in-kind support, Lee Building Maintenance ensures our bathroom facilities stay clean and functional throughout Oktoberfest weekend. With thousands of participants every year and three days of events, this is no small […]

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October 24, 2016 / News

A Shout Out: Audio-Video Group

Ever wonder how Oktoberfest keeps bumping from opening to closing all weekend long? With german music, dancers, and contests in the Festhall and football games on the big screen in the Sports Tent, the Oktoberfest planning committee ensures fun and lively entertainment for spectators of all ages.  However, it wouldn’t be possible without the in-kind […]

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October 17, 2016 / Entertainment, News

Growing Up with Oktoberfest

The first year I experienced Oktoberfest, I was not happy about it. My dad volunteered me to work in the food line with some of his Rotarian friends and as a twelve year old, I could think of a lot of others things I would rather be doing with my time. Little did I know […]

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September 7, 2016 / News