$40 – $60

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The Grounds

1102 South Eads Street

Arlington, VA 22202

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Crystal City Oktoberfest is back for its second year with a new and improved format!

Hosted by the Crystal City Business Improvement District, in partnership with New District Brewing, this year's event will feature a selection of local beers, live entertainment - including local Oompah band Alte Kumpel, and a variety of food trucks (powered by Curbside Kitchen) and vendors serving traditional German fare.

Thanks to New District Brewing, this year’s Oktoberfest will include custom-made beers brewed specifically for the event. In addition to the four custom brews – available only during Crystal City Oktoberfest – each participating brewery will have their most popular regular offerings available for attendees to enjoy.

Ticket holders will receive a full-sized custom mug and drink tickets redeemable for all four exclusive beers. VIP tickets will include early admission and additional drink tickets.

The four custom Crystal City Oktoberfest beers are:
Oktoberfest from New District Brewing
Heffeweizen from Dynasty*
Altbier from Settle Down Easy*
Helles from Valor*

As an added incentive, we have partnered with Nift (Neighborhood Gift) to give EACH ticket purchaser a $30 Nift Gift!

*All custom beers are brewed in collaboration with New District Brewing.


General Admission $45:

  • 12oz Collectors Mug
  • 4 drink tickets
  • Access from 1-4pm

VIP $60:

  • 14oz Collectors Mug
  • 6 drink tickets
  • 1-hour early access (12-4pm)
  • Swag bag

Thank you to our sponsors!

LCOR / The Altaire

Aura Pentagon City


Sponsorships are available. Contact Cassie Hurley at cassie@crystalcity.org if you're interested in promoting your business at Oktoberfest.


Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

Yes. As much as we love kids, this is a 21+ event. ID is required for all guests. Ticketed guests without ID will not be admitted.

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What can I bring into the event?

Small bags such as a purse or handbag. Backpacks will not be permitted. Outside alcohol will not be permitted.

What's the refund policy?

This event is rain or shine and all tickets are non-refundable.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

Either printed or digital tickets are required for entry (along with your ID).

What if I don't like beer?

We personally think you just haven't found the RIGHT beer yet... HOWEVER, we have wine drinker tickets available which come with four drink tickets and general admission access.

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1102 South Eads Street

Arlington, VA 22202

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