There are lots of reasons to love OktoberFest -- the lederhosen, the beer, the giant pretzels, and most importantly, the people. Since we are not traveling to Munich this year, experience Oktoberfest in DC with us on Saturday, October 10th. With your ticket you’ll receive one free beer and a pretzel necklace kit, and have access to table games, live entertainment, enter the best dressed contest, and much more! The Great Oktoberfest is SOLD OUT. If your group of friends have a table of less than 6 people, you can buy a ticket at the door and join them.
The Great Oktoberfest is a picnic style experience. Groups will be sat 6 feet apart to comply with CDC guidelines. Picnic tables fit 4-6 participants comfortably. Event staff will bring drinks and food to each table. Learn about our Covid-19 safety precautions in our FAQ section.
Design your Oktoberfest pretzel necklace. We'll provide you the supplies, and the pretzels
We'll be delivering a great lineup of Oktoberfest beers to your table. Seltzers and wines will also be available.
The Bullpen is located at 1299 Half Street SE, Washington, DC 20003.
The Bullpen will be following all CDC guidelines to assure a fun and safe experience:
-Face masks required for attendees and staff
-No bar service -- Staff will be delivering food and drinks
-Contactless check in
-Parties of six maximum per table -- tables will be over 6 feet away from each other
-Temperature checks for all attendees and staff
-Hand sanitizer stations throughout venue
Navy Yard Metro: M Street Entrance
55 M Street SE (191 feet E)
Navy Yard Metro: New Jersey Avenue Entrance
1101 New Jersey Avenue SE (938 feet E)
Union Station–Navy Yard Route via Capitol Hill. The Circulator costs only $1 and runs every 10 minutes weekdays 6am – 9pm, Saturdays from 7am – 9pm, with extended weekend and evening service for Nationals game days.
Multiple Metro bus routes including the A42, A46, A48, P1, P2, V7, V8, V9 have stops along M Street, SE. Visit the Metrobus website here for bus route map and hours of operation.
The Bullpen is walkable from Capitol Hill. Click the map for walking directions from Pennsylvania Ave, SE and 3rd St, SE.
55 M Street SE (236 feet E)
Nats Lot H
20 M Street SE (305 feet N)
Nats Lot L
1100 South Capitol St SE - 1100 South Capitol Street SE (470 feet NW)
With your ticket, you'll receive access to the Great Oktoberfest event, table activitites, free event pictures, a make your own pretzel necklace kit, a complimentary beer, live entertainment, and much more!
Tickets are not refundable, but tickets holders may transfer tickets to someone else on their own. Tickets are transferred by printing out the ticket and handing it to the person of your choice.
Yes! We love good boys and girls.
Yes, however tickets will only be available while supplies last and subject to a price increase on the day of the event. In the case of a sellout, tickets will not be on sale.
Sorry, the event is strictly 21+. No one under 21 years of age will be admitted, no exceptions.
Yes, but you must purchase a ticket for each session. The festival grounds will be cleared prior to the second session, and each person will need a ticket to get back into each session.
Yes, email firstname.lastname@example.org to set up your group rate today. Group rates are subject to availability
There will be a good selection of German beers. The venue will also be featuring seltzers and rose cans.
Yes! There willl be cider, seltzers, and rose.
Unfortunately, there is a no re-entry policy.
Yes, there will be plenty of food. You'll be able to order drinks and food directly from your mobile device. Outside food and drinks is prohibited.
Besides your fun self, bring your printed ticket along with a drivers license or other valid, government issued 21+ photo ID. Attendees without a ticket or ID will not be admitted to the event.
Only in the most extreme conditions. The event organizers reserve the right to cancel the event in extreme conditions with no refunds. If the cancellation occurs prior to the commencement of the event, attendees will be notified of the cancellation by email.
Almost everyone at Oktoberfest wears traditional Bavarian attire; the men wear lederhosen, and the ladies wear dirndls.
The Bullpen is located across from the Centerfield Gate at Nationals Stadium at 1299 Half Street SE, Washington, DC 20003. Public parking is available at The Bullpen surface parking lots.
Due to Covid-19, all events will be picnic style experiences. Participant safety is our biggest concern. We will be following all CDC guidelines to assure a fun and safe experience.