Willkommen auf dem Oktoberfest
Richmond Oktoberfest 2017
- 6:00 pm to 11:00 pm)
pm to 11:00 pm)
Dominion Building, Richmond International Raceway Complex
at the door, $12 for advance purchase, $12 for Seniors 65 and over, $12
for active duty Military, National Guard and Reservists; Children 15
and under are FREE
make certain that our afternoon patrons get the same Oktoberfest
experience as those coming after 6:00 PM, our feature band, "Die
Lustigen Almdudler" will play in the afternoon also, the Hirschjaeger
will dance, and everything will be open and operating, including the
kitchen, the Bakery and, of course, the beer trailers. We are
also planning special afternoon activities for the
always, we offer two days of Genuine German Oktoberfest entertainment,
including traditional and modern German and American dance music,
Bavarian folk dancing by the SGTEV Hirschjaeger dancers, beer stein
hoisting contests each night for both men and women, and some of the
best authentic German eating and drinking you can get.
provide a large selection of typical German foods, including sizzling
Bratwurst straight from the grill, Knackwurst, Weisswurst, pork loin,
roast chicken (Brathun), potato salad (Kartoffelsalat), our famous
potato pancakes (Reibekuchen), Sauerkraut, spiced red cabbage
(Rotkraut) and Landjaeger (a smoked sausage for nibbling with your
beer comes from two great family owned breweries. We are
again importing the very popular Pilsner, Oktoberfest and Dunkel (dark)
Warsteiner beers from the Cramer family brewery in Warstein,
Germany. This brewery has been operated by the Cramers since
1753. Not quite as old is the Yuengling Brewery in
Pottsville, Pennsylvania, which is now in the fifth generation of
Yuengling family ownership, since it was opened by David Gottlieb
Yuengling, a German immigrant, in 1829. We are proud to offer
Yuengling Lager, and Yuengling Oktoberfest, from the oldest brewery in
that not everyone drinks beer, not even at Oktoberfest, we also have a
selection of very good domestic and German wines. And for those who
don't drink wine and those under age, we serve coffee, water, a variety
of soft drinks, and even chocolate milk.
those who want authentic German pastries and breads, or for those who
just have a sweet tooth, Reinecker's Bakery, in Macedonia, Ohio, is
again bringing a big truckload of their German baked goods.
Visiting our Reinecker Bakery is like stepping into a one of
the best "Backerei" or "Konditerei" in Germany.
year the Feature Band will be "Die Lustigen Almdudler" from Rochester,
New York. The Almdudlers play modern German Party music as
well as all the polkas, waltzes and other traditional dance music for
which Germany is famous. Before the feature band comes on, each night's
festivities will start with our local German band, the renowned
ACCA Sauerkrauts. The Richmond
Oktoberfest strives to be a family event, with a lot of
dancing fun, and a lot of great
German food, beer, and baked goods.
2017 Beer Stein
In recognizing the 500 year anniversary of the Protestant
Reformation, which is a very important historical event in Germany,
our 2017 Bier Stein depicts Martin Luther posting the 95 Theses to the
door of the Wittenberg castle church..
don't forget to visit our outdoor "Biergarten".