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Capitol City Oktoberfest RESCHEDULED to October 11th, 2015





SPECIAL NOTE:  Due to the inclement weather and Hurricane Joaquin, Capitol City Brewing Company’s Mid-Atlantic Oktoberfest has been cancelled for this Saturday, October 3 at Arlington’s Shirlington Village. The event has been rescheduled for Sunday, October 11. Please update your event listings and calendars. This rescheduled event will be halfed in size, comparable to Capitol City’s Springfest event. Thank you for your understanding!





 Arlington Brewpub Celebrates Annual Fall Tradition with the Mid-Atlantic’s Most Authentic Oktoberfest Celebration Featuring German Beers, Bavarian Fare and Alpine Music

Prost! The 16th annual Capitol City Oktoberfest beer festival celebration will now be held on Saturday October 11th from noon to 7 p.m. at The Village at Shirlington. Ticket sales begin at 11:00 a.m. and beer taps close at 6:00 p.m. Entrance is free for children and non-drinkers.oktoberfest ariel view

Enjoy a “familiennachmittag” or “family afternoon” like the Germans do in Munich. Capitol City invites beer-drinkers and festival-goers alike to dress in traditional German garb and enjoy the tastes of authentic Bavarian brews, bratwurst and pretzel –or brezlen as the Germans call it. More than 65 regional breweries will set up taps and share ale and lager samples with the thousands of anticipated guests from the national capital region. Several participating local, regional and national breweries include Starr Hill, Mad Fox, Fair Winds, Hellbender, Ocelot, Ballast Point, Firestone Walker, Blue Mountain, Green Flash, Parkway, Schlafly, St. George, Terrapin, New District, Adroit Theory, Avery and Hardywood. For a full list of participating breweries, please visit

oktoberfestCapitol City will feature three signature Oktoberfest beers — the Dr. Punkinstein, Smoketoberfest and the popular Oktoberfest Lager. Beer lovers can dance to live Alpine folk music as they taste select handcrafted beers and snack on authentic German cuisine from numerous food tents and a variety of Shirlington Village eateries. Capitol City Brewing Company will also serve traditional German favorites including bratwurst, sauerkraut and the signature fresh soft pretzels.


The $30 admission ticket for beer drinkers includes an official Oktoberfest wristband, a Capitol City branded tasting glass and 10 drink tickets. Additional drink tickets are available for purchase for $1 each with a five-ticket minimum. Admission is free for non-drinkers. Beer-drinkers must be 21+ to purchase a ticket.


Oktoberfest 2015 will be held rain or shine.

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Information provided from Capitol City Brewing Company.






Things to do in October 2015 in and around Arlington