Washington, DC
Navy Yard |
Saturday, October 10th, 2020
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Event Information

Washington DC's Oktoberfest is Here!

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.

Festival Includes:

  • Access to The Great Oktoberfest
  • Great Oktoberfest beer lineup available for purchase
  • Wines and seltzers also available
  • Make your own pretzel necklace kit
  • One complimentary beer (gift)
  • Free event pictures
  • Best dressed contests
  • All tables will be socially distant
  • Table Games
  • And many more surprises!

Great Oktoberfest Fun

Order food and drinks directly from your phone.. You won't have to move from your table

Pretzel Necklace Kits

Design your Oktoberfest pretzel necklace. We'll provide you the supplies, and the pretzels

Drink as if you're in Munich

We'll be delivering a great lineup of Oktoberfest beers to your table. Seltzers and wines will also be available.

Maps & Directions

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

Nearby Metro Entrances

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)

DC CIRCULATOR

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. 

Bus

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.

Walk

The Bullpen is walkable from Capitol Hill. Click the map for walking directions from Pennsylvania Ave, SE and 3rd St, SE.

PUBLIC PARKING

55 M
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)

FAQ'S & CONTACT

General Ticket Questions

What comes with my ticket?

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!

Can I get a refund if I cannot attend the event?

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.

Can I bring my dog?

Yes! We love good boys and girls.

Can I purchase a ticket at the day of the event?

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.

Can someone under 21 attend?

Sorry, the event is strictly 21+. No one under 21 years of age will be admitted, no exceptions.

May I attend both sessions?

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.

Are group rates available?

Yes, email contact@projectdcevents.com to set up your group rate today. Group rates are subject to availability

Festival Questions

What kinds of beer are being offered?

There will be a good selection of German beers. The venue will also be featuring seltzers and rose cans.

Will there be any gluten free options?

Yes! There willl be cider, seltzers, and rose.

Can I re-enter the festival if I leave?

Unfortunately, there is a no re-entry policy.

Will there be food?

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.

Day of Questions

What do I need to bring

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.

Will the event be cancelled?

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.

What do I wear?

Almost everyone at Oktoberfest wears traditional Bavarian attire; the men wear lederhosen, and the ladies wear dirndls.

How do I get to the festival & Is there Public Parking?

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.

What Covid-19 safety precautions will be in place?

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. ​

  • 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 and at bottles at each table

Prohibited Items

  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Backpacks, bags, and purses larger than 12x12x12. All bags under this size are subject to be searched.
  • Can, bottles, or other beverage containers
  • Confetti
  • Coolers
  • Fireworks and smoke bombs
  • Ice chests
  • Illegal drugs
  • laser pens and pointers
  • Noise-making devices (i.e. horns, whistles, etc)
  • Poles to display banners or flags
  • Strollers
  • Video or movie cameras
  • Weapons
  • Any other items deemed to be dangerous or inappropriate by staff or security

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