Mark your calendar for these Oktoberfest events

Enjoy brews, food, music, contests, and more at Oktoberfest celebrations around the River City


Eat, drink, and dance at Maymont’s Bier-Garden festival.

Photo by Aarron Saldivar

Raise a glass and welcome autumn at these Oktoberfest events happening around Richmond this weekend and next.

St. Benedict Oktoberfest | Friday, Sept. 15-Sunday, Sept. 17 | Times vary | St. Benedict Catholic Church | Free entry | Enjoy music, dancing, German cuisine, and brews at this favorite Richmond festival.

Bier-Garden | Friday, Sept. 22-Saturday, Sept. 23 | Times vary | Maymont | $0-$10 | Raise a glass at this two-day festival on the Carriage House Lawn.

Oktoberfest 23 | Saturday, Sept. 23 | 12-6 p.m. | Benchtop Brewing | Free entry | Come out for a costume competition, guess the pretzel contest, music, and German beers.

Rocktoberfest | Saturday, Sept. 23 | 1-8 p.m. | Center of the Universe Brewing | Free entry | Head to Ashland for three bands, food from Cocky Rooster, and a stein hoisting contest.

Find even more weekend and seasonal events on our calendar.

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