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Fort Belvoir's 21st Annual Oktoberfest Title Sponsor*
Dust off your stein, loosen your lederhosen... It's Oktoberfest!
Enjoy one of the most anticipated events of the year, Fort Belvoir's 21st Annual Oktoberfest at Fremont Field! Oktoberfest is a four-day festival, highlighting authentic German food, beverages, music, and dancing! Enjoy an exciting carnival, the Volksmarch 10K Walk, keg tapping ceremony, kinder korner activities, vendor market, prize raffles, and more! A fun-filled weekend for the whole family! Don't miss the Bazaar and Bake Sale hosted by the Belvoir Enlisted Spouses' Club at Specker Field House. Sunday is Military Appreciation Day.
The event is open to the public, 100% ID Check, with free entry to Fremont Field. Dogs are not permitted on Freemont Field.
OKTOBERFEST HOURS & UNLIMITED RIDE WRISTBAND COST
- Thurs / Sept 28, 2017 / 6-10 pm / $15
- Fri / Sept 29, 2017 / 6-Midnight / $25
- Sat / Sept 30, 2017 / Noon-Midnight / $30
- Sun / Oct 1, 2017 / Noon-8 pm / $25** Military Appreciation Day - Active Duty $15
Fremont Field, Fort Belvoir, Virginia Click here for Map via Tulley Gate. Individual ride tickets are available.
*** Sunday is Military Appreciation Day - Discounted Tickets
Active Duty and Family members can pick up a $10 off coupon inside the gates at the ticket booth; bringing the wristband price to $15 for Military and Family members.
While wristbands provide all-day unlimited rides, you may purchase single tickets. Each ride displays costs per ride.
- Single Tickets / $1.50
- 30 tickets / $35
- 50 Tickets / $55
BEERS ON TAP
Enjoy a collection of Oktoberfest Lagers from the world's original Oktoberfest Beer to a soft and spicy flavor from Munich's oldest family-owned brewery. If driving, please make sure to use a designated driver.
OKTOBERFEST BEER & WINE PRICING
- Beer $5 / 1 Ticket
- Non-alcoholic Beer $5 / 1 Ticket
- Pitcher of Beer $15 / 3 Tickets
- Wine $5 / 1 Ticket
- Bottle of Wine $25 / 5 Tickets
The Mug $10 and the 21st Annual Stein $15 may also be purchased at the register.
No mugs or steins will be filled directly from the tap. Patrons are permitted to bring any mug or stein to Oktoberfest, but they cannot be filled from the tap.
Be certain to bring your appetite because there will be a wide variety of food vendors. This is in addition to what will be offered at the Carnival vendors.
2017 OKTOBERFEST VOLKSMARCH 10k
Saturday & Sunday, Sept 30 - Oct 1, 2017
Dog Friendly and Stroller Friendly 10k Volksmarch
The trail route planned for this event takes you along sidewalks and post roads on Fort Belvoir’s North Post and past a cemetery. The course is largely flat with some hills. The hill slopes are not steep. The route is rated 2B due to the hills. Weather conditions should have little effect on the trail rating. Please do not bring backpacks, large bags or ice chests/coolers. All bags are subject to search. 100% ID check.
The event will take place regardless of most weather. The trail can accommodate strollers and wagons; however, they may require portaging over road curbs. The trail is unsuitable for wheelchairs.
View the 2017 flyer for more details regarding the 2017 Oktoberfest Volksmarch 10k and to register for the event.
Thursday - Sept 28th
German Military Bank / 6-8pm
Kings Park / 6-10pm
Friday - Sept 29
Alt-Washingtonia Schuhplattler Verein (Dance Group) / 6-10 pm
Alte Kameraden / 6 pm - Midnight
Saturday - Sept 30th (Stage games during breaks of bands)
Kings Park / 12-5 pm
Alt-Washingtonia Schuhplattler Verein (Dance Group) / 5-9 pm
Alte Kameraden / 6 pm - Midnight
Sunday - Oct 1st
Low n Brows / 12-4 pm
Down Range / 4-6 pm
New Dominion Band / 6-8 pm
BESC FALL BAZAAR AND BAKE SALE
Sept 30 - Oct 1 from 10am - 5pm
The Belvoir Enlisted Spouses Club presents their Fall Bazaar and Bake Sale during Oktoberfest this year at Specker Field House.
Directions To Fort Belvoir - 100% ID Check
From Washington DC (1-95 South)
If you are traveling south on 1-95, take the Fairfax Parkway/Backlick Road (7100) exit 166 A.
Take the Fairfax County Parkway to its end at U.S. Rt. 1 (Richmond Highway.) - Turn left.
At the first light, on the right, is the entrance for Tulley Gate on to Fort Belvoir.
This is the main entrance to the post and is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
All visitors to Fort Belvoir MUST use Tulley Gate. Visits without a valid Military/DoD ID card must obtain a visitors pass by going to the visitors center.
From Richmond (1-95 North)
If you are traveling north on 1-95 North, take the Fort Belvoir Exit 161 B. (U.S. Rt 1 -- Richmond Highway)
You will travel five miles to Fort Belvoir.
Continue through the light at the Fairfax County Parkway (VA 286), get in the right lane. At the next stop light, you will see the entrance for Tulley Gate, turn right.
Visitor Processing Operations Center
All visitors must come in via Tulley Gate.
*Important: Lampert Gate will NOT be open for incoming or exiting vehicle traffic during Oktoberfest 2017
**Sponsorship does not imply DOD, the U.S. Army, Federal Government, or Fort Belvoir endorsement.