Sat Sep 17, 1:00 PM - Sat Sep 17, 6:00 PM
7581 Colshire Dr, McLean, VA 22102, United States, Northern Virginia, VA 22102

Community: McLean


Come kickoff OKTOBERFEST with our "tapping of the keg" a special Ceremonial Keg sent from Germany!

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Join us on Saturday, September 17th, for the official "tapping of the keg" flown all the way from Germany to kickoff Oktoberfest with us at Shipgarten!

We will have a fantastic selection of over 50 biers from Germany, Belgium, Austria, and the US for everyone to enjoy.

Representatives from several breweries will join us to showcase their biers!

Bring your family and pets as there will be activities for everyone!

***Restaurant opens at 11 AM & the festival runs from 1 PM until 6 PM. Restaurant closes at 2 AM***


1:15 PM - "Tapping of the Keg"

2:00 PM - Stein Hoisting Competition

3:00 PM - Sausage Eating Competition

4:00 PM - Apple Bobbing Contest (Individual Buckets)

5:00 PM - Stein-to-Stein Competition

AND MORE!!!...

➳ 50+ Biers to Sample

➳ Meet and Greet Brewery Reps from Germany, Belgium, Austria & the US!

♫ Live Music (12:30 PM - 7:30 PM)

♫ Live DJ (8 PM - 2 AM)

➳ Bier & Samples

➳ Bratwurst, Pretzels, Wings, Specials of the Day

➳ Outdoor Games & Activities

➳ Pet Friendly

➳ Giveaways, Competitions, & Prizes

➳ Kids' Corner with Face Painting, Moon Bounce, Crafts, and More

➳ Photo Booth

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