During the festival, you will find a variety of entertainment, food and fun on the Marktplatz (Market Square - 100 block of West Main Street) in Downtown. The following information is provided to help answer the many questions our visitors have.
Fredericksburg is approximately 70 - 75 miles northwest of San Antonio and southwest of Austin.
The Fredericksburg Oktoberfest Park & Ride offers convenient parking by providing riders with all day park & ride access between the Gillespie County Fairgrounds parking area and the Oktoberfest festival, located at Marktplatz, downtown Fredericksburg. For more information and to purchase tickets for the park & ride, visit www.oktoberfestparkandride.com
Gates open at 6 pm on Friday; Saturday at 10 am and Sunday at 11 am. Oktoberfest closes at 12 Midnight on Friday and Saturday and at 6 pm on Sunday.
A gate will be open at Marktplatz beginning at noon on Friday for advance ticket sales only.
Food and drinks are sold on the grounds. Visitors are prohibited from bringing ice chests, beer or wine onto the festival grounds or from leaving with beer or wine.
Parking is available all around Marktplatz.
No pets are allowed on grounds unless they are aides to the impaired. We appreciate your understanding. If you have already arrived in Fredericksburg with your animals, here are some companies listed in the yellow pages offering boarding. You can call to inquire about your needs: Paws and Claws 830-990-1095; Pet Nannies 830-990-8866;Pedernales Veterinary Center 830-997-9889; Friendship Veterinary Center 830-997-9946; Fredericksburg Veterinary Hospital 830-997-4308
An automatic teller machine is located on the grounds, as well as at several nearby businesses and banks.
Additional information can be obtained from Oktoberfest, Post Office Box 222, Fredericksburg, Texas 78624. Or by calling 830-997-4810.