Asheville Oktoberfest

Intoxicate yourself with liquid delight at this year’s fest of the best creations in the mug.

OKTOBERFEST

Head over to Munich for the epic celebration of brewing euphoria in the huge barrels of festivities.

history

Oktoberfest is an integral part of the Bavarian culture since the marriage of King Ludwig I and Princess Therese in 1810.

Highlights

19th century

The festival grew over the years after 1811 by adopting the theme of various sports events. By the end of the century, the festival had parades of the Oktoberfest breweries and staff.

Oktoberfest today

The festival's mood keeps shifting with the transition from tranquil brass music in the afternoon to the mood-lifting songs in the evening.

public festival

Massive halls with ten-foot-long tables are open to serve you with the best beer and wine in the city.

Breweries

BEER BARREL TAPPING

The first barrel of beer is opened at noon in the Schottenhammel tent, followed by the twelve gunshots as a signal to open the next barrels.

TESTIMONIAL

Nothing like that has been witnessed ever before in life, and it is an event worth visiting every year.

GEORGE WILLIAMS

Happiness offered at this fest transcends all the bars you have set for the pleasant moments in life.

Inez D. Bratt

Entertainment gets redefined with those massive crowds and brewing beer. Asheville is the master of barrel openings.

TIM JONE

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