UPDATE: Due to Hurricane Matthew – Friday’s schedule is cancelled for Oktoberfest Tampa – However Saturday and Sunday will proceed and Friday VIP ticket holders will be able to use their tickets on Sunday. More info is available on their Facebook listed above.
The 7th Annual Oktoberfest Tampa will occur this upcoming weekend from October 7th to October 9th, 2016. Participants will celebrate German culture and enjoy entertainment and German food and beer on Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park. The event is presented by Goose Island Beer Company, Audi Tampa, and Are You Safe.
There will be daily Ceremonial Keg Tappings, Mr. & Mrs. Oktoberfest and Mustache competition on Saturday, and some good ol’ chicken dancing every day.The event is family-friendly and pet-friendly. Oktoberfest Games are FREE to play for all.
Sponsors include Goose Island, Audi, Coppertail Brewing Co., Creative Loafing Tampa, Pepin Distributing, Barrymore Hotel, Victory Brewing Co., Tampa Bay Metro Magazine, Jack Bernstein, The Eagle 107.3, and Aloft Tampa.
Tickets are on-sale and are $10 for 1 day General-Admission and $25 for Weekend General Admission passes, plus applicable fees. Buy GA tickets: http://bit.ly/2dzH4DB
VIP tickets range from $100-$150 and includes a commemorative Oktoberfest stein, no lines, complimentary refills on beer, wine, or pop, König’s Feast (full-plate of food plus a pretzel), table-side service (food delivered to you), air-conditioned VIP restrooms, VIP box office, a VIP shade tent with private bar, VIP concierge, and bottle service.
Use promo code CARLOSEATS and get $10 off VIP at Oktoberfest Tampa. Buy VIP tickets: http://www.oktoberfesttampa.com/vip
FREE ENTRY for any Military members (active or retired) & Tampa First Responders (TPD, TFD, EMS) and significant other — simply show proper ID at the front gate.
Event re-entry will be allowed at the event and wristbands will be tied to each day. Cash or Credit Card accepted on site (VISA, MC, AmEx, Discover) and ATMs will be on-site.
Food & Drinks
Beer will cost $5 a Half-Liter and $10 for a Liter. You must have a commemorative Stein in order to purchase 1 Liter.
- Goose Island Oktoberfest
- Blue Point Brewery Oktoberfest
- Victory Brewing Company Festbier
- Beck’s Brewery Pilsner
- Oktoberfest Tampa Dunkel by Coppertail Brewing
- Coppertail Brewing Co – Wheat Stroke
- Tampa Bay Brewing Company – craft firkins (daily)
- Hidden Springs Ale Works (frikin tapping Sunday)
- O’Douls – cans
- Riesling (Chateau St. Michelle)
- Gewürztraminer (Chateau St. Michelle)
- Merlot (Clos du Bois)
Coppertail Brewing Co. will unveil a new beer at Oktoberfest Tampa – a German style dunkel.
Food will include a variety of traditional German food fare such as chicken schnitzel, traditional bratwurst, Sauerbraten (German-style pot roast), German pretzels, cucumber salad, traditional potato salad, sauerkraut, Spätzle, and a variety of bratwurst including Nurmberger Bratwurst, Frankfurter, Debreziner, and Currywurst.
Friday – 4PM-11PM
Saturday – 11AM-11PM
Sunday – 11AM-6PM
Event Name: Oktoberfest Tampa
Venue: Curtis Hixon Park
Address: 600 N Ashley Dr, Tampa, FL 33602
Date & Time: Friday, October 7th, 4PM-11PM, Saturday, October 8th, 11AM-11PM, Sunday, October 9th, 11AM-6PM
Cost: $10-$150, Kids ages 12 and under FREE
Twitter: @OktoberfestTPA #beerisgood
Facebook RSVP: http://www.facebook.com/events/1047043435347720/