Friday, September 23, 6pm-10pm
Saturday, September 24, 11am-10pm
Carriage House Lawn
Toast the arrival of autumn at Maymont with Bier-Garden, a two-night Bavarian-style festival. Hoist a stein filled with authentic Paulaner bier, local craft beer or cider, while enjoying mouth-watering brats by The Mayor Meats, and schnitzel, sauerkraut, pretzels and more by Capital Ale House.
Revelers of all ages will find a festive outdoor scene amidst Maymont’s historic European-style buildings while enjoying live music, yard games, fire pits and more. Lederhosen and dirndls encouraged.
Kids are welcome, especially on Saturday, with their own crafts, games and entertainment in the Kinderzone from 11am – 6:30pm.
Tickets are non-refundable. Bier-Garden is a rain or shine event, except in case of severe weather. If you are unable to attend the event, please consider your ticket purchase as a donation.
Fun in the Festhaus (Friday & Saturday)
Grab a seat in the big Festhaus tent set with long, festival-style tables and a big stage. Entertainment in the big Festhaus tent features the Pay Rent Brass Band on Friday night; polka from The Original Elbe Musikanten German Band on Saturday with a German dance troupe Hirschjäger Bavarian Dancers (Saturday, 1-8pm) performing; and local ensemble Dalton Dash on Saturday night.
Get in the Oktoberfest spirit with the traditional Chicken Dance or test your strength with the Stein-Hoisting Contest, presented by Capital Ale House. Or spread out on the lawn to play yard games and trade stories around the fire pits.
- General Admission: $10
- Child (ages 3-12): $5
- Children 2 & under: FREE
- Maymont Members: FREE
- Museums for All*: FREE
*On-site only and must present EBT card.
Capital Ale House Stein Upgrade: $18
Get a 16oz glass stein, one FREE beverage token and all drinks upgraded from 12oz.
21+ only, ID required.
Tickets go on sale at the end of August.
Price does not include processing fees.
Food & Beverage
A selection of German-style food and fun treats available for separate purchase; drink tickets are $7 each for a 12oz pour of German beer, craft beer or cider
- Capital Ale House: Roasted chicken and pork schnitzel, with sides of German potato salad, sauerkraut, and red cabbage. Snacks include pretzels and charcuterie.
- Brats by The Mayor Meats
- Jiji Frozen Custard
- Pops Kettle Corn
- Funnel Cake Recess
Kinderzone (Saturday, 11am-6pm)
- Live entertainment from Tony Tunes and Jonathan Austin
- Bavarian crafts, including lebkuchen (gingerbread heart necklaces) and coloring sheets
- Face painting
- Inflatable games