Frequently asked questions

What does my ticket include?


GENERAL ADMISSION INCLUDES

  • Admission to the event
  • (1) Sounvenir Beer Stein
  • (1) Beer Ticket
BIER LOVER ADMISSION INCLUDES
  • Admission to the event
  • (1) Souvenir Beer Stein
  • (1) Souvenir T-shirt (Redeemable at Merch Tent)
  • (4) Beer Tickets




Is this event only 21 and up?


The event is geared towards an adult crowd, but kids are welcome to attend. You must be 21 or older to purchase or consume alcoholic beverages. Kids 15 and under are free with a paid adult. Attendees aged 16-20 must have a "Designated Driver" ticket to attend.




What kind of Food and Beverages are available?


BEVERAGES: We'll have a variety of German and seasonal beers available for purchase throughout the event. 🇩🇪German Beer🇩🇪
Hofbrau Original Lager
Hofbrau Dunkel
Hofbrau Oktoberfest
Hofbrau Hefeweizen
Weihenstephaner Original
Weihenstephaner Festbier

🍺Craft Beer🍺
Cahaba Oktoberfest
Cahaba Kiwi Kolsch
Cahaba American Blonde
Ghost Train Kaleidoscope
Ghost Train Gose
Fairhope Cheap Sunglasses Kolsch
Interstellar Ginger First Contact (GF)
Interstellar Ginger Strawberry Sour (GF)
Birmingham District Oktoberfest Water will also be available for $3. FOOD: - Das Haus Local German culture club Das Haus will be serving up Bratwurst and other traditional German food and deilicacies. - Soft Pretzels from George's Boxcar Restaurant - Let's Taco 'Bout it Food Truck - The Fryer Truck




Can I bring my pet?


Yes, with stipulations. The festival takes place in a public park, so we ask that you pick up after your pet and use common sense as to whether bringing your dog would be appropriate.

Also please be aware that because of the nature of the event, there may be discarded food items around the event. All pets must be on a leash at all times in festival area.




How do I get to Railroad Park & where do I park?


Railroad Park is located at 1600 1st Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35233. Oktoberfest will be held in the section of the park located at the corner of 14th St. and 1st Ave. Follow the signs for festival entrance. We encourage festival goers to take Lyft, Uber or taxis! There is limited street parking available in the area surrounding the park. ADA Parking Information: There are limited ADA parking spaces available at the park. As you approach the festival, let police officers, security or staff know you parking in ADA parking onsite. DO NOT drink and drive!! Lyft & Taxi’s are also encouraged for getting you safely to & from the festival.




What items CAN and CAN I NOT bring with me?


PERMITTED ITEMS:

  • Personal soft backpack or bag (subject to search for prohibited items)
  • Chairs - encouraged!
  • Blankets - encouraged!
  • Cameras
  • Diabetics and infant food/beverages
  • Pets (See #6 below)
  • Umbrellas
PROHIBITED ITEMS:
  • Outside Food or Beverages
  • Outside Alcohol
  • Tents
  • Coolers or picnic baskets
  • Drugs
  • Illegal weapons of any kind.
  • Fireworks
  • Glass





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