Your At Home Team is Proud to be

Fort Belvoir's 23rd Annual Oktoberfest VIP Sponsor**

Fort Belvoir 23rd Annual Oktoberfest

Dust off your stein, loosen your lederhosen... It's Oktoberfest!

Enjoy one of the most anticipated events of the year, Fort Belvoir's 23rd 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!  This year marks Your At Home Team's 15th year as a sponsor.  Sunday is Military Appreciation Day.

The event is open to the public, 100% ID Check, with free entry to Fremont Field. Animals are not permitted on Freemont Field.

DUE TO FIELD CONDITIONS, please check Fort Belvoir's FaceBook page for Carnival status. 


Oktoberfest Details

OKTOBERFEST HOURS & UNLIMITED RIDE WRISTBAND COST

  • Thurs / Oct 3, 2019  / 6-10 pm / $20
  • Fri / Oct 4, 2019 / 4-11 pm / $25 
  • Sat / Oct 5, 2019 / Noon-11 pm / $35 
  • Sun / Oct 6, 2019 / Noon-8 pm / $30 General Public / **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 their dependents can buy a Carnival wristband for $15 on Sunday, Oct 6, 2019.  Active Duty ID Card must be presented for the discounted wristband.

Always check Fort Belvoir's FaceBook page for Carnival status.

DAILY TICKETS

While wristbands provide all-day unlimited rides, you may purchase single tickets. Each ride displays cost-per-ride.

  • Single Tickets / $1.75
  • 30 tickets / $40
  • 50 Tickets / $60

BEERS ON TAP

Presale tickets are now available at the Community Center.  Tickets are $5 each.  You must be 21 years or older to purchase and redeem these non-refundable tickets.  

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

Mugs and the 23rd Annual Stein can be purchased for $25.

No mugs or steins will be filled directly from the tap. Patrons are permitted to bring any mug or stein to Oktoberfest, but the mug cannot be filled from the tap.

FOOD

Bring your appetite, because there will be a wide variety of food vendors, in addition to what will already be on offer at the Carnival vendors.


Oktoberfest Schedules

2019 OKTOBERFEST VOLKSMARCH 5K/10K

Saturday & Sunday, Oct 5 - Oct 6, 2019 10 am - 2 pm
Dog-Friendly and Stroller Friendly 5K/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.

Read the flyer for more details regarding the 2019 Oktoberfest Volksmarch 5K/10K and to register for the event.

ENTERTAINMENT SCHEDULE - 2018
2019 Schedule has not been released yet

Thursday - Oct 3rd
Alt-Washingtonia (Dance Group) / 6-8pm
Alte Kameraden / 6-10pm

Friday - Oct 4th
Alt-Washingtonia (Dance Group) / 5:30-7:30pm

Saturday - Oct 5th
Alte Kameraden / 12-2:30pm
44 Diesel / 3-5pm
HAC Liquid Blue / 6:30-11pm
Emcee/Comedian / 6-11pm

Sunday - Oct 6th
The LOW'n'BROWS / Noon-2:30pm
Dave Bray USA / 3-5pm
DJ Jen Red & Ruperto Vanderpool/ 5-8pm
Army Down Range / 6-8pm

New This Year - Cooking Competitions and more ...

Fri - Oct 4th
CC Miles / 6-6:30pm
Ray Goren / 6:35p-7:20P
Army Down Range / 7:25-8:05pm

Sat - Oct 5th
3 - 5pm

Chef Andrew Gruel, Sous-Chef and BOSS Strong soldiers prep for
cooking competition
44 Diesel

5 - 6pm
Healthy Cooking Competition - Cooking for After Hours Live Tasting with Chef Andrew Gruel, Sous-Chef and Boss Strong soldiers (Location: TBD)

6:25 - 9:45pm
Liquid Blue Performance

9:45 - 11pm
Ruperto Vanderpool
DJ Jena Red



Oktoberfest Maps

Area Map

Fort Belvoir Oktoberfest Map

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.

Visitors without a valid Military/DoD ID card must obtain a visitors pass by going to the visitors center.  This process can take approximately 10-15 minutes.  The pass is for the individual, not the vehicle.  Documents required to obtain a pass are valid state license (new VA license), registration, and automobile insurance.  The Gate Access page will explain which IDs are accepted.

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 stoplight, you will see the entrance for Tulley Gate, turn right.

Gate Information - 2019

See the Gate Access page for more detailed information

More gates will be opened this year.  All non-DOD incoming and outgoing traffic MUST USE TULLEY GATE.
100% ID Check - Visitors must obtain a visitors pass by presenting a valid state license, registration, and insurance. 

TULLEY GATE - ALL non-DOD visitors MUST USE this gate
Oct 3 - 6 · 6 AM to 6 PM

LIEBER GATE - 24/7 - DOD visitors only

PENCE GATE - DOD visitors only
Oct 3 · 6 AM to 9 PM
Oct 4 · 5 AM to 1 AM
Oct 5 · 12 PM to 1 AM
Oct 6 · 6 AM to 9 PM

KINGMAN GATE - DOD visitors only
Oct 3 - 6 · 6 AM to 8 PM

**Sponsorship does not imply DOD, the U.S. Army, Federal Government, or Fort Belvoir endorsement.

All information reliable, but not guaranteed and subject to change.