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Fredericksburg Oktoberfest 2024 in Texas

The largest celebration in the polka capital of Texas

Dates: October 4-6, 2024

Oktoberfest is an annual event that has been held every October on Marktplatz in downtown, Fredericksburg, Texas since 1981. The massive celebration of the town's German heritage features plenty of German music, delicious food and beer, artisans market, children's fun and play area. For three days, the whole Fredericksburg sings, drinks, dances and listens to live music on four stages.

Fredericksburg Oktoberfest Highlights

Over 50 varieties of the finest German and Texas Beer is available at the Strassen Zelt (Street Tent) on Adams Street as well as live music and non-stop entertainment: oompah, polka, waltzing, exhibitions, contests, and more. Two big tents are occupied by artisans offering souvenirs, arts and collectibles. More than 40 stalls offer handmade pottery, apparel, glassware, woodwork, and jewelry. Children can enjoy Kinderpark thanks to bungee jump, wheel of fortune, duck pond, clowns, face painting and more. Food vendors offer a variety of sausage, kraut, potato pancakes, and other Oktoberfest favorites.

The main highlights of Fredericksburg Oktoberfest include OkTUBAfest, Kraut Run, Hauptstrasse Chicken Dance, Histriker Competitions, Samuel Adams Beer Stein Hoist, Beer & Hymns, 42 domino tournament, and Lederhosen Contest.

2024 Music Lineup

Fredericksburg Oktoberfest will host Blaskapelle Lüchtringen, Czechaholics, The Tubameisters, Round Top Brass Band, The Seven Dutchmen, Ennis Czech Boys, Boerne Village Band, Cloverleaf Orchestra, Jodie Mikula Orchestra, and and many more great performers who will entertain the public with fantastic music.

Oktoberfest Hours

The festival hours on Friday are from 6 pm to midnight, on Saturday from 10 am to midnight, and on Sunday from 11 am to 6 pm.


Admission is $15 for adults and $1 for children (ages 7-12). A 2 Day Ticket for $20 and a 3 Day Ticket for $25 are also available.

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