FAQ

  

  • It’s for a good cause! A portion of event proceeds go to Spirit of Hope Children’s Foundation Visit: www.spiritofhopechildrensfoundation.org
  • Follow us on Facebook and Twitter to see fun event photos and get information in real time @BestOktoberfest / @DrinkEatRelax – Don’t forget to use #dasbestoktoberfest when posting!
  • Your tickets will be emailed to you, you should bring a printed copy of the email confirmation that you received when you placed your order and/or a photo ID.
  • Will call is at the event entrance on the day of the event, you’ll see signs and tents. . . can’t miss it!
  • Ask for half pours if you are unsure about a product - you can always go back for more.
  • Don’t go hungry! Our food vendors will be sure to have a variety of delicious food, and are ready to serve you.
  • Visit the main stage in time for the contests - be ready to laugh and cheer real loud. Contests typically begin around 3pm but check the Schedule page for specific times.
  • Events are rain or shine! All of our event features are under tents if the weather is rainy, but always a good idea to bring your rain boots if it’s going to be wet.
  • Water is free and available at our rinsing stations. If you want a bottle of water, they are $2 and can be found at the Merchandise tent.
  • Our event staff is here to help you! Please visit the show office on the day of the event if you have any questions.
  • Alcohol Sampling. This is a sampling structured event. This means that you are given a tasting glass (if you purchased a tasting ticket) that will allow you to RESPONSIBLY enjoy all of the products featured at the show. These samples are all-you-care-to-taste from this sampling glass.
  • What to bring:
    • Blankets & Chairs are welcomed and encouraged.
    • Cash. Many of the vendors & food vendors will accept credit cards but to save yourself time and hassle, of having to track down an ATM if they do not, we recommend bringing cash.
    • Valid ID. All guests entering will have their ID checked to verify that they are over the legal drinking age if they have purchased a tasting ticket.
    • Food & Drinks. Feel free to bring your own non-alcoholic beverages and snacks for the day. All bags and coolers will be subject to search.
  • What NOT to bring:Re-Entry. You can come and go, just make sure you get your hand stamped at the exit!
    • Please no umbrellas or tents
    • No pets. Service dogs are welcome but must register in advance and onsite upon arrival with all proper documentation.
    • No weapons. All bags are subject to search by our security team.
    • No outside alcohol or illegal substances. All bags and coolers are subject to search by our security team.

  • Re-Entry. You can come and go, just make sure you get your hand stamped at the exit!
  • Last Call is 20 minutes till the end of the event. We stop pouring alcohol at 15 minutes prior to the end of the event.
  • Last but not least (although the most important tip on this list) Please Drink Responsibly!

Stay informed on our latest news!