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


Good Beer, No Schnitzel? Calling all Flying Dog fanatics!

Kickoff Frederick’s 2016 Oktoberfest in style this year by attending our first VIP Kick-Off Event featuring Flying Dog Brewery. Before the fun of Saturday and Sunday, join us Friday, September 30th from 7-9PM for an exclusive (21+) event where you can enjoy Flying Dog’s Brewhouse Rarities and Limited Releases, special food pairings and live music […]

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August 15, 2016 / News


Get your kraut on! Sweet Farm Sauerkraut joins Oktoberfest 2016

There’s no ‘kraut’ about it – Oktoberfest 2016 is excited about this next announcement: Sweet Farm Sauerkraut is the official sauerkraut provider for this year’s event. If you haven’t heard of Sweet Farm, you have been missing out! Sweet Farm Sauerkraut is a Frederick-based company offering a variety of naturally fermented krauts made with nothing […]

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June 6, 2016 / Food


Live Entertainment Schedule Announced

Oktoberfest is full of good beer, tasty food, and….. FESTIVE MUSIC & DANCE! To ensure you are getting a full German experience during the October 1-2 2016 event, Frederick’s Oktoberfest is proud to announce its entertainment line-up: SATURDAY Festhall: 12:00PM-4:30PM – Enzian Musikanten & Enzian Volkstranzgruppe 5:30PM-10:00PM – Mike and The Continentals Beer Garden: 12:00PM-4:30PM […]

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May 26, 2016 / Entertainment


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Frederick's Oktoberfest

Frederick's 2017 Oktoberfest

Friday, September 29 • 6PM-9PM (VIP Event)
Saturday, September 30 • 11AM–10PM
Sunday, October 1 • 11AM–6PM
E-ventplex at the Frederick Fairgrounds

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