Weekend Pick: Oktoberfest Reston

Oktoberfest Reston 2015

See you in the beer garden on Saturday.

The Greater Reston Chamber of Commerce’s annual Oktoberfest Reston is tomorrow at Reston Town Center.

Food, wine, music and vendors will fill the area around Market Street. Oktoberfest takes place rain or shine (and there is rain in the forecast for Saturday).

Here is what you need to know:

The fun begins at noon and runs until 11 p.m.

Admission is free. Food and drink tickets are $1 per ticket or $20 for 24 tickets. You can purchase advance tickets online at www.OktoberfestReston.com or at the festival.

Beers on tap include Samuel Adams Oktoberfest, Warfteiner, Blue Moon and Miller Lite. There will also be a Craft Beer Alley featuring Fair Winds, Flying Dog, Heritage, Old Ox and Old Bust Head.

Among the local restaurants with food for sale: Tavern 64 Regional Kitchen; Vinifera Wine Bar & Bistro; American Tap Room; Neyla; Buffalo Wing Factory; The Melting Pot; Pittsburgh Ricks; The Melting Pot; and GreenFare.

Among the entertainment: Alpine Dancers, The Low’nBrows German Band, Dr FU, DJ Edward Daniels and DJ Moon Man. Check the event website for the exact schedule at the two stages (RTC Pavilion and on Library Street).

While Oktoberfest is one day only, the celebration continues on Sunday, Oct. 9 with the Pumpkin 5K and Kids Pumpkin Dash. Participants are encouraged to run in their Halloween costumes. The race begins at 8:15 a.m. and goes on a flat course around Reston Town Center.

Online registration ends today. Participants can also sign up Saturday and Sunday at packet pickup.

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