A schedule at a glance is listed below.
Friday, Sept. 29, 3 – 11 p.m.
3:00 – Festival Gates Open
4:00 – 7:00 – VIP Brewery Tours
5:30 – First Place Sports 5K Beer Run, Walk, Crawl
6:00 – Tapping of the Keg Ceremony (Main Stage)
5-8:00 – Oktoberfest VIP Beerfest sampling throughout the brewery and festival. (included with FRIDAY VIP Purchase)
5-11:00 – LIVE MUSIC
11:00 – Get a safe ride home with zTrip. Download the app and save $10 on your trip from Oktoberfest Jacksonville
10:00 – Kegs and Eggs Party / Brunch
11:00 – Festival Gates Open
11-4:00 – Anheuser-Busch Brewery Tours
11-6:00 – Family Zone open for all ages
12:00 – Keg Tapping Ceremony
12-11:00 – LIVE MUSIC (Details to come!)
2:00 – Wiener Dog Races | Is your wiener a winner? Register here!
12-5:00 – Games of Oktoberfest (Stein Hoisting, Brat Eating, Tug of War, Barrel Rolling, Best Dressed)
3:30-5:30 – Beer Trivia benefiting Hope Springs Florida Featuring Trivia Night Live
11:00 Get a safe ride home with zTrip. Download the app and save $10 on your trip from Oktoberfest Jacksonville!
PRIVATE PARTY SCHEDULE
11:00-1:00 TENT A – USO Salute to America Party
Join The Greater Jacksonville USO as they celebrate Oktoberfest with Betty Cantrell, 2015 Miss America, and Country Music Artist.
LIVE MUSIC SCHEDULE
Tickets will be on sale soon!
Check out the FAQs to find the answers to common questions. Can't find your question answered here? Contact us.
You can go to our ticket page and purchase them online. You will be able to purchase tickets on the day of the event at the festival entrance, but the pricing will increase.
Yes, kids age 12 and under are free!
Yes, we are allowing upgrades with tickets at the gate. If you bought a General Admission ticket and want a VIP ticket, you will be able to upgrade while tickets last at the festival gates. Upgrade charge from general admission to VIP on Friday is $20 and on Saturday is $30 (additional).
Parking will be available in the parking lots for FREE around the brewery, as well as off-site lots through SUPER SHUTTLE buses on site that will rotate approximately every 10 minutes.
Coke, Sprite, Powerade and water will be sold for $3 each at the festival. No outside food or drinks are permitted.
Bring the whole family. There are activities and games throughout the day that are fun for the whole gang. Face painting, pumpkin bowling, pumpkin painting. Some activities require a donation to a charity to participate, but most are free.
Yes, but there are food and beer vouchers included for certain ticket levels. VIP Tickets include beer and food vouchers. Discounted beer and food available for VIP, as well.