Asheville Oktoberfest
October 5th, 2024
VIP: 1pm-2pm early entry
General Admission: 2-6pm
Pack Square Pavilion

A spin off of the German Oktoberfest, the Asheville Oktoberfest will feature 20+ breweries and craft beverage makers. There will also be the Aloft Hotel Festival Games, hosted by Asheville Sports and Social Club, local food vendors, and music by Lagerhosen!

-VIP tickets will include early access to festival (1pm-2pm), VIP tent with food and full pints, unlimited beverages, and entry into Aloft Festival Games.
-GA tickets will include entry from 2-6pm, unlimited beverages, and entry into Aloft Festival Games.
-DD/non-drinking tickets include entry into the event and N/A beverages.

more to be announced!

Interested in becoming a sponsor or Vendor? 
email marci@ashevilledowntown.org for more information.


• Buncombe County Garage - enter from College Street (this is the closed garage to Oktoberfest)
• Harrah’s Cherokee Center Garage - enter from Haywood Street or Rankin Avenue

• Rankin Avenue Garage - enter from Rankin Avenue or Walnut Street

• Wall Street Garage - enter from Otis Street near Patton Avenue

• Biltmore Avenue Garage - enter from Biltmore Avenue or S. Lexington Avenue
• Coxe Avenue Garage - enter from Sears Alley
• On-street metered parking is free after 6pm Monday - Saturday, free on Sundays
• Private lots - if you park in a private lot, be sure to read any signage and pay fees to avoid fines or towing
We also encourage you to check out our transit service, Asheville Rides Transit or use multi-model transportation.

And if you enjoy adult beverages at our events, please use AVL Ride or another ride-share service. 

Prohibited items

• Pets are not allowed in permitted special event boundaries (this is a City of Asheville ordinance), certified service dogs are excepted
• Weapons of any kind Illegal substances (including narcotics) or drug paraphernalia
• Outside alcoholic beverages
• Fireworks and explosives
• Coolers
• Tents
• Unauthorized vendors
• Moshing, crowd surfing, and/or stage diving
• Unauthorized solicitations, handbills, sampling, give-aways, etc.


Interested in volunteering at our events? Just click here to learn more.


We strive to make our events accessible to persons with disabilities. Accessible portajohn/s are located near other portable restrooms. Regarding wheelchair accessibility, sidewalks run throughout the event. These sidewalks will remain open for the duration of the event and provide the best route for ingress, egress and concert viewing. Some event areas are grassy or paved and may present bumps or inclines. Food vendors are required to be prepared to serve people with disabilities. If you have suggestions as to how we can better serve our neighbors with disabilities, please let us know by emailing info@ashevilledowntown.org.