Frequently asked questions
WHAT ABOUT THE PANDEMIC?
All restrictions in Vermont have been lifted! We will continue to monitor and will follow all guidance and any restrictions from the CDC to ensure all attending are safe and comfortable.
We have a large outdoor venue with large tents that have open walls.
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DOES THIS EVENT USUALLY SELL OUT?
Yes, sessions have been sold out since our inagural 2015 event. We have reduced capacity for this year by 15% so we are expecting another sell out.
WHERE DOES OKTOBERFEST TAKE PLACE?
Oktoberfest will be located at Waterfront Park, Burlington VT on the shores of Lake Chaplain.
HOW DO I GET TICKETS?
Tickets go on sale Tuesday June 29th @ noon, 2021
This event is for ages 21+ only .. No underage (even if DD) are allowed onsite.
Fill out our pop up form to get a notification on when tickets go on sale!
IS THERE AN AGE LIMIT?
YES - this is a 21+events... no children/babies or anyone under 21 (even if they are DD).
WHAT DOES THE TICKET INCLUDE?
You will recieve an 8oz souvenir sample glass and 12 drink tickets.
Each ticket is good for a 4oz pour. 1 ticket = 1/2 pour, 2 tickets = full pour
All games, competitions, and contests throughout the event. Chance to win awesome prizes!!
Live music & performance entertainment
WHAT DO I WEAR?
Men typically wear Lederhosen and an Alpine hat. Women typically wear a Dirndl dress or a Beer Maid costume.
These are available at online retailers (Party City is cheap) and at many Halloween or costume stores in your area. Really it doesnt matter if your wear a dinosaur costume...its more fun to dress up! Costume contests each night on the main stage!!!!
WHAT IF IT RAINS?
This is a rain or shine event so please dress accordingly!
CAN I BRING MY DOG?
Sorry, humans are the only animals allowed at this event.
Service animals are allowed with proper paper work...
WHAT ELSE DO I NEED TO KNOW?
No entrance for anyone showing signs of intoxication – NO EXCEPTIONS!
Tickets will not be refunded if refused entry to the event.
All bags & backpacks are subject to search.
No outside beverages or food permitted.
No re-entry if you leave the festival grounds.
This event is 21+ ONLY
Unlike a traditional Oktoberfest we are not serving mass quantities of alcohol. This is a Bavarian festival to celebrate games, food, music, costumes, beer, and to have fun…not to get out of control!