Celebrate Oktoberfest at Fort Belvoir
Glücklich (Happy) Oktoberfest!
Get out your schooner and knee-high socks because Fort Belvoir's 17th Annual Oktoberfest is back this week!
Belvoir's Freemont Field will host the four-day festival, which includes German music, food, beer, a carnival, 10K Volksmarch and games.
Entry to the event is open to the public, and it will be held rain or shine.
Beer (and non-alcoholic beverages) costs $5, a ceramic mug costs $8 (plus $5 if you want beer in it) and wine costs $4 per glass.
|Date||Hours||Carnival Entry Price|
|Thurs. Oct. 4||6-10:00 pm||$15|
|Fri. Oct. 5||6pm-Midnight||$25|
|Sat. Oct. 6||Noon-Midnight||$30|
|Sun. Oct. 7||Noon-8pm||$25|
Live Musical Entertainment Schedule
|Thurs. Oct. 4||6-10pm||Alte Kameraden|
|Fri. Oct. 5||6-8pm||Heeresmusikkorps 12 Veitshöchheim (German military band)|
|Fri. Oct 5||8-10pm||Elbe Musikanten|
|Fri. Oct. 5||10pm-Midnight||Kings Park Band|
|Sat. Oct. 6||Noon-3pm||Kings Park Band|
|Sat. Oct. 6||3-8pm||Elbe Musikanten|
|Sat. Oct 6||8pm-Midnight||Alte Kameraden|
|Sun. Oct. 7||Noon-4pm||Low n Brows|
|Sun. Oct. 7||4-6pm||Pershing's Own Down Range US Army Band|
The weather forecast is excellent for this year's Oktoberfest celebration, according to the National Weather Service:
|Day||Chance of Rain||High/Low temperature|
|Thurs. Oct 4||NA||81/61 degrees|
|Fri. Oct. 5||30%||81/55 degrees|
|Sat. Oct 6||30%||70/53 degrees|
|Sun. Oct 7||30%||68/48 degrees|
See you at the festival!