Oktoberfest at the Kentlands

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Date(s) - October 11, 2015
12:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Kentlands Mansion

Contact Info:
Lauren Neal lneal@gaithersburgmd.gov www.gaithersburgmd.gov


The City of Gaithersburg presents the 24th annual celebration of Oktoberfest at the Kentlands, Sunday, October 11, 2015, from noon to 5 p.m. The festival covers Kentlands Village Green, the grounds of Kentlands Mansion, Main Street and Market Square, all connected by marked walking paths.

Admission and parking are free. Free wheelchair accessible shuttle service will run regularly during festival hours to and from satellite parking at 101 and 200 Orchard Ridge Drive, just off of Quince Orchard Road.

Wine-tasting featuring local Maryland vineyards and retailers, a traditional Beer Garden, food vendors and the ever-popular performances of the Alte Kameraden German Band and Alt-Washingtonia Bavarian Dancers will grace Old Farm, the grounds around the Arts Barn and Kentlands Mansion. A second stage showcasing area a cappella performance groups, free horse-drawn wagon rides, apple cider pressing, traditional Oktoberfest crafts for children, and vendors offering handmade arts, crafts, are also featured at this location.

Just a few blocks away, along Main Street in the commercial heart of Kentlands, the fun continues with four more stages of entertainment featuring variety bands and community groups, a business expo, strolling entertainers, children’s crafts, inflatables, and plenty of restaurants and retail establishments to explore. Please note some activities have a nominal fee.

To help you navigate and plan your day, a festival App will be available to download before the event. Explore it all at gaithersburgmd.gov – keyword Explore.