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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


Tickets are now on sale!

While we are certainly not wishing summer away, now is the perfect time to purchase your 2016 Oktoberfest tickets. That’s right – tickets are now on sale online through MDTix for the 10/1-10/2 event! This authentic German experience is rich in tradition and history and full of brats, beer, wine, dancing, music, children’s events, and […]

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May 12, 2016 / News


Flying Dog becomes Presenting Sponsor

Planning for Oktoberfest 2016 is underway and we have some exciting news: the Presenting Sponsor for the 15th annual event is Flying Dog Brewery! A supporter for many years, Flying Dog knows beer and we at Oktoberfest love beer, especially Dogtoberfest! Beer Chair for this year’s event, Ted Gregory, shared his enthusiasm for Flying Dog’s partnership – “Frederick’s […]

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April 8, 2016 / News


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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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