Date: October 6th, 2018
Time: 3:00 PM until 7:00 PM

The sights, sounds and tastes of Germany are making their way to Auburn University’s Ag Heritage Park for the ninth annual Oktoberfest.

The event will take place at the park on Oct. 6 from 3-7 p.m., and will feature traditional German fare, beers from breweries across the U.S., a selection of German wines, food trucks, craft tables and live entertainment.

The popular Homebrew Alley competition will also be returning with the chance for the winning brewer to have their homemade creation served on tap throughout the fall at A·T and Piccolo. 

Oktoberfest attendees will get to choose from more than 150 beers from local craft breweries and national brand favorites. If beer isn’t your drink of choice, a selection German wines will be available to sample as well. A variety of food trucks will be on hand. Live music and TVs showing college football games will be set up throughout the festival. Additionally, attendees can enjoy live music from Kidd Blue, as well as a stein hoisting competition and wiener dog race.

Tickets are on sale now, but must be purchased in advance. General admission tickets are available for $50 per person through Sept. 30, and $55 per person Oct. 1-4. Additionally, Designated Driver tickets are available free of charge.

More information can be found at AUOktoberfest.com.

APR, The Hotel at Auburn University, AlaBev and the Auburn-Opelika Tourism Bureau are proud to present the annual Oktoberfest. 

Centrally located near the shops and restaurants of downtown Auburn, Ala., The Hotel at Auburn University & Dixon Conference Center is just a short walk from the excitement of Auburn University and a diverse array of cultural and entertainment attractions. Whether in town for the big game, a special party, or a productive business meeting, the hotel’s 236 guestrooms and suites offer true Southern hospitality in an ideal setting. For a southern twist on Italian, visit AT, located inside the hotel. An open kitchen and outdoor patio seating add character to this restaurant, which serves breakfast, lunch, dinner, cocktails, Sunday Brunch and offers take-out service. AT features an espresso bar and unique wine list, and has a private dining room for special events. Located in AT, Piccolo is Auburn's only true lounge experience for specialty cocktails and a large variety of appetizers and desserts. The menu features a variety of small plates perfect for sharing, refreshing cocktails, and piccolo bottles of champagne. Live jazz performances take place on Fridays and Saturdays (except on home football game weekends). The property is owned by Auburn University and managed by Ithaka Hospitality Partners. For additional information or reservations, please call (800) 228-2876 or visit www.auhcc.com.