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Asheville Oktoberfest

Asheville Oktoberfest
When: Saturday, Oct 10, 2015 1:00 pm - Oct 10, 2015 6:00 pm
Woodfin Street Asheville NC 28801
Event Details:



The Asheville Downtown Association’s Oktoberfest eturns on Saturday, October 10 from 1pm to 6pm on WOODFIN STREET (this is a new location, the best address for your phone is 35 Woodfin Street). Ticket are $45.

Oktoberfest is a 21 and over festival, we encourage you to leave the kids at home. If you must bring children, those 8 and up must have a designated driver ticket. Children under 7 will be admitted free. Designated driver tickets are available for $10.

Participating breweries and cider makers:

  • Asheville Brewing Company: Shiva IPA Ninja Porter and another brew
  • Catawba Brewing: ESB (their first), Pyranha Brown IPA, Astral Bootie IPA, King Don's Pumpkin Ale and White Zombie White Ale
  • Chateau Ste. Michelle: Dry Riesling, Gewurztraminer, Harvest Select Riesling and M Riesling
  • French Broad Brewing: Zepptemberfest (fall seasonal), French Broad IPA, Gateway Kolsch and Wee-heavier Scottish Ale
  • Hi-Wire Brewing: Zirkusfest Oktoberfest Lager, plus others
  • Highland Brewing: Clawhammer Oktoberfest Marzen, Gaelic Ale, Oatmeal Porter, and Saint Terese’s Pale Ale
  • Lexington Avenue Brewing: Pumpkin porter, Three Threads w/ Raspberry on Nitro, Eleanor's Rye Red Ale and Lil' Country IPA
  • New Belgium Brewing: Pumpkick, Blue Paddle Pilsner and Fat Tire
  • Noble Cider: The Standard Bearer and The Village Tart
  • One World Brewing: Berliner Weiss and Deep Ellum Brown Ale
  • Oskar Blues: Dale’s Pale Ale, Pinner Throwback IPA, Mama’s Little Yella Pils (Pilsner), Old Chub (Scotch Ale), Ten FIDY (Imperial Stout), Oskar Blues IPA and Barrel-aged G’Knight.
  • Pisgah Brewing: Pisgah Pale Ale, Greybeard IPA, Pumpkin Ale, Chocolate Pumpkin Ale, Pisgah Porter
  • Sierra Nevada Brewing Company: Pale Ale, Oktoberfest, Kellerweis, Hop Hunter IPA, Vienna Lager and perhaps a few surprises
  • Brauhaus Riegele (pouring with Sierra Nevada): 600-year-old German brewery
  • Spatan Lager
  • Urban Orchard Cider Company: Oktoberfest Cider, Sidra Del Diablo Cider (Habanero/Vanilla), Mixed Berry Cider and Sweet English Cider

***List subject to change.

“Our new location on Woodfin Street offers much more space as well as some much-needed shade,” said Rick Fornoff, event committee chair for the Asheville Downtown Association. “We’re excited to switch things up and improve the festival experience for our attendees.”

Stage entertainment is provided by local polka group, Lagerhosen. This Bavarian-influenced 5-piece group, along with special guests, will perform polkas, waltzes and drinking songs to entertain attendees. Plus, they’ll roam through the crowd creating fun and mischief with their silly antics and sing-along beer jingles. We'll have fun games and activities for attendees as well.


  • 9-hole mini-golf course – challenge your friends to a round or two (please play safely and consider other attendees).
  • Asheville Plays/WNC Haunted Trail will bring their giant games including Jenga, corn hole and Connect Four.
  • YELP and Rose Hecht Creative will offer a fun photobooth for attendees.
  • Other sponsors and vendors will have activities as well.

Food Vendors:

  • Appalachian Smoke
  • Avery’s Hot Dogs
  • Beulah’s Bavarian Pretzels
  • D.O.G.S.
  • Kettle Corn
  • Sunshine Sammies
  • Taste & See Food Truck

Oktoberfest sponsors include: FastMed, The Brite Agency, Go Mini’s, Rock 105.1, 105.9 The Mountain, 97.7 The Brew, 98.1 The River, Asheville Scene, WNC magazine, BluBus Clothing Company, Asheville Plays/Haunted Trail WNC and Asheville Color & Imaging.