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
Weekend of Oktoberfest, you will be able to purchase admission tickets to the event at the Park & Ride site at the Fairgrounds.
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.
Advance tickets may be purchased online until the Friday two weeks prior to Oktoberfest.
A gate will be open at Marktplatz beginning at noon on the Friday of Oktoberfest for advance ticket sales and information only. Gates open at 6:00 pm that Friday.
To ensure a safe and enjoyable festival for all attendees All bags entering the festival are subject to security screening.
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.
Only trained service animals will be allowed on the festival grounds. Please leave dogs and other pets at home as they may pose safety or health risks in such a crowded and stimulating environment. 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 and Pet Nannies 830-990-8866
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.