Where: Eventplex at the Frederick Fairgrounds. Rain or Shine! Please enter via Gate 1.
Admission Options:

  • Ages 21+: $5
  • Ages 21+ with beer stein: $12 (presale only)

FOOD & BEER – $5 Friday!

Select eats and drinks are only $5 on Friday. Kick off your weekend with us!

FOOD – $5 Meals

  • Brat (Meat or Veggie) with your choice of side (potato salad, sauerkraut, or red cabbage)
  • Jaegerschnitzel (Beef) with your choice of side (potato salad, sauerkraut, or red cabbage)
  • Two Jumbo Pretzels
  • Strudel (multiple fruit fillings)

FEATURED BEERS – Flying Dog at the Express Tent

  • Flying Dog Snake Dog IPA
  • Flying Dog Numero Uno
  • Flying Dog The Fear Imperial Pumpkin Ale
  • Flying Dog Strawberry Rhubarb Gose
  • Flying Dog Bloodline Blood Orange Ale
  • Flying Dog Summer Rental Grapefruit Radler
  • Flying Dog Brewhouse Rarity
  • Flying Dog Dogtoberfest

Plus, all of your favorite Oktoberfest beers!




6:30PM – Opening Ceremony and Keg Tapping – Prost!
6:45PM – 7:30PM – The Inaugural Oktoberfest Games
7:30PM – 10:00PM – The Reagan Years



New to Frederick’s Oktoberfest, this is sure to be a crowd pleaser. Teams of five will compete in Oktoberfest spirited competitions to be crowned the 2018 Oktoberfest Games champions!

Here are the rules:

  • Teams must have exactly five members
  • Team registration – $150/team. Registration gets you entrance on Friday night, a stein, and a free stein fill
  • Games begin at 6:45PM, immediately following the ceremonial keg tapping event.
  • Some games are individual games, and some the whole team will participate.
  • The winning team receives a trophy, entrance to Saturday’s festivities for each team member, and the opportunity to select a Frederick non-profit (501(c)3) organization to be the recipient of a $2000 unrestricted grant.

Team Registration Payment