Get ready for steins of beer, lots of food and a full lineup of live music as Oktoberfest Reston returns to Reston Town Center Oct. 10 and 11.
Oktoberfest Reston is sponsored by the Greater Reston Chamber of Commerce and is Northern Virginia’s largest outdoor fall festival with about 85,000 visitors.
Here is what you need to know:
Festival hours are Saturday, Oct. 10, noon to 11 p.m.; Sunday, Oct. 11, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Oktoberfest Reston event admission is free. Food tickets are $1 per ticket or $20 for 24 tickets. You can purchase advance tickets on sale online at www.OktoberfestReston.com.
Parking is free in Reston Town Center parking garages.
Beers on tap: Blue Moon, Miller Lite, Samuel Adams Oktoberfest, Yuengling. Craft Beer Alley: Flying Dog, Heritage, Old Ox and Old Bust Head.
Food available from American Tap Room, Clyde’s of Reston, Buffalo Wing Factory, Naked Pizza, Pittsburgh Ricks, Tavern 64 Regional Kitchen, The Big Cheese, The Melting Pot, The Sprouted Spoon, and more.
Entertainment: Alpine Dancers, The Low’nBrows German Band, Gonzo’s Nose, DJ Edward Daniels, Kings Park German Band, Herr Metal & Dr FU and DJ B Rok. Visit the event website to see exact schedule.
Oktoberfest Reston can always use volunteers. Check the volunteer page on the event website for more info.
Oktoberfest will also feature the Reston Pumpkin 5K (and kids Pumpkin Dash) on Sunday morning. Runners, feel free to break out your Halloween costume for the race. Visit the Reston Pumpkin 5K site for more information and registration.
Photo courtesy of Greater Reston Chamber of Commerce