Fredericksburg, Texas, is a premier vacation destination because we have so many amazing annual events, festivals, and seasonal attractions. Our main street boasts over 150 shops, wineries, restaurants, and more. Our town is truly the best place to come when you visit the Texas Hill Country. October is one of the best times to come into town and help us celebrate our rich German heritage at the 40th Fredericksburg Oktoberfest! Our Marktplatz (marketplace) is transformed into a wonderful German-inspired festival grounds with fun for the whole family. Here is everything you need to know about this year’s Oktoberfest:
Oompah in Marktplatz
In order to be prepared for all the grand festivities, you need to know the 40th Oktoberfest schedule for 2021, which occurs between October 1-3. The town’s Marktplatz will be the location of all the fun and activities, courtesy of the Pedernales Creative Arts Alliance. For more information on tickets and event times, please make sure to keep the official Oktoberfest website handy for stress-free planning!
There will be over 60 food and beverage choices, five entertainment stages, a Kinderpark, and more. Grab your significant other and dance the waltz or compete in a yodeling contest. We have created a brief outline of the weekend’s events below:
Friday- 6PM to Midnight
- Eleventh Annual OkTUBAfest
- Willkommenszeit ShinerSpoetzl Brewery Keg Tapping
- Altstadt Waltz Contest
Saturday- 10AM to Midnight
- Rotary Kraut Run
- Hauptstrasse Chicken Dance
- Samuel Adams Stein Hoist Keg Tapping and Meet the Altstadt Brew Meister
- Hi-Striker Competition
- …several performances on the five stages
Sunday- 11AM to 6PM
- Real Estate Advisory Team 42 Tournament
- Family Dirndl & Lederhosen Contest
- Altstadt Yodel Contest
Please note that the daily schedule is subject to change, so follow the official website for any updates. Also, pets are not allowed at the Oktoberfest celebration, so make sure to give them extra treats before you leave your pet-friendly Peach Tree Inn & Suite accommodation! Tickets are on sale now– so grab yours before it’s too late.
Stay Close to the Festivities
At Peach Tree Inn & Suites, we are more than happy to give you personal recommendations of all the fantastic things to do in historic Fredericksburg. When you stay with us, you will be situated near all the action while enjoying modern amenities and comfy guest suites. Book your Fredericksburg Oktoberfest accommodations online today-bis bald (“see you soon” auf Deutsch)!