Oktoberfest in the Park, the sister event to the former Bramwell Oktoberfest, will feature live music, food and of course, craft and German beer. The festival will take place on October 8 from 1 p.m.-6 p.m. at Bluefield City Park and will feature more than 20 different beers.
Music will include Route 161 Happy Wanderers from Columbus, Ohio and Matt Mullins and the Bring Downs, Barry Bowman, The Kind Thieves and Wine and Roses. Get ready to learn German drinking songs, the chicken dance and much more.
Food will include German tasting plate by the Bramwell Main Street Eatery, soft pretzels with dipping sauce from the Blue Spoon, Dog Town Roadhouse Wood Fire Pizza from Floyd, Va, Big Whiskey BBQ food truck and Jason’s Country Corner with sausages, brats and fried potatoes.
Of course, the beer list is nothing short of amazing. Take a look at all the great beers you can sample at Oktoberfest in the Park! Unlimited samples, too.
YeeHaw: Octoberfest, Dunkel Dark Lager
Sierra: Octoberfest, Otravez
Bell’s: Octoberfest, Two-Hearted Ale
Sam Adams: Octoberfest and a surprise seasonal selection
Desheutes: Mirror Pond Ale, Hopzite Autumn, Fresh Squeezed IPA, Black Butte Porter
Wolf Hills: White Blaze Honey Cream Ale, Seasonal Stout
Founders: Breakfast Stout, All Day IPA
Rogue: Pumpkin , Southern Tier: PumpKING
Want to share your own secret brew? Southern West Virginia’s first ever AHA homebrew competition will kick off the event. Judges will pick the winners on Saturday morning. To register for the homebrew completion, download the application from the City of Bluefield.
Tickets are $25 and can be purchased at City of Bluefield, all Grants Supermarket, Cole Harley-Davidson in Bluefield, GoodyKoontz Drugstore in Bluefield, Greater Bluefield Chamber of Commerce, the Mercer County CVB and Paper and More in Bluefield, Va. Online tickets can also be purchased on eventbrite.com.
This event is sponsored by the Bluefield Beautification Commission, the City of Bluefield, the Greater Bluefield Chamber of Commerce and the Mercer County CVB.
This post was last updated on October 31, 2019