FAQ

WHERE CAN I GET TICKETS?

Click here to purchase discounted tickets in advance of the event. Tickets will also be available at the festival entrance, at full price.

WHAT DOES VIP TICKETS GET ME?

Enjoy VIP Privileges at Oktoberfest Jacksonville. Get into the festival an hour early for sampling of Oktoberfest Food and Beer party throughout the brewery and inside the tap room. Upon entry you will receive a collectible Oktoberfest 20oz Glass stein and a VIP gift bag with a meal voucher which gets you a Brat, German Potato Salad and a Pretzel. You will also receive a $5 gift card to the Anheuser Bush Brewery Gift shop and all day access to the VIP Pub. Celebrate Oktoberfest in Style with your Oktoberfest Jacksonville VIP Pass.

ARE KIDS FREE?

Yes, kids age 5 and under are free!

CAN I UPGRADE MY GENERAL ADMISSION TICKETS TO VIP TICKETS?

Yes, tickets purchased online in advance can be upgraded at the festival entrance, while ticket supplies last. Please note, charges to upgrade from General Admission tickets to VIP tickets will be applied in addition to the ticket price difference—upgrade charges on Friday are $20 per ticket, and on Saturday are $30 per ticket.

WHERE CAN YOU PARK?

Parking will be available in the parking lots for FREE around the brewery, as well as off-site lotsParking is available across the street at the bank and Sam’s Club.

WILL THERE BE ANY BEVERAGES BESIDES BEER?

Lemonade and other products will be sold by vendors for cash on the event. There is no hard alcohol. Coke, Sprite, Powerade and water will be sold for $3 each at the festival while supplies last. No outside food or drinks are permitted.

HOW OLD MUST YOU BE TO ENTER THE BEER FESTIVAL?

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.

DO YOU HAVE TO PAY FOR BEER OR FOOD?

Yes, however VIP Tickets include beer and food vouchers, as well as discounts throughout the festival.

WILL THERE BE FOOD AT THE EVENT?

Yes, there will be food to purchase from several of the restaurant sponsors at the event. There will be a combination of food trucks and catering companies serving up a mixture of festival fare and authentic German cuisine.

CAN YOU USE A CREDIT CARD TO PURCHASE TICKETS, BEER AND FOOD ONSITE?

Yes. There will also be an ATM onsite for cash. We recommend bringing cash as the lines for credit card use might be longer than cash lines.

WILL THERE BE ATMS TO GET CASH?

Yes, we will have 4 ATMs onsite.

WILL THERE BE ACCESS TO CABS OR ALTERNATIVE SAFE RIDES HOME?

Yes, our official partners zTrip, Checker Cab, and Super Shuttle will have designated rides available.

PROHIBITED ITEMS:

Coolers or containers, including cans, cups and bottles
Glass containers of any kind
Beverages from outside the event
Roller skates, roller blades, skateboards, bicycles or scooters Projectiles including balls or frisbeesKnives, guns and any type of weapon or explosive or anything that could be construed as a weapon
Laser pointers
Noise makers, whistles, and air horns

Pets (except services animals & weenie dogs participating in races) Purses or bags larger than 8 1⁄2”x11”

Sticks or poles
Signs or flags larger than 2′ x 3′ Umbrellas are strongly discouraged.