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3rd Annual Carolina Oktoberfest

Posted on 9/6/2013 by Jessica Sanders

3rd Annual Carolina Oktoberfest

The third annual Carolina Oktoberfest hosted by WSJS will take place at Tanglewood Park on Saturday, September 21st. Come out and enjoy live music, great food, craft beers, and exhibitors! The gates will open at noon and the entire event will last until 6:00 P.M. Parking lots will be open at 11:00 A.M. Event goers will be able to sample beers from national and local craft breweries including North Carolina’s own Foothills Brewery, New Belgium Brewing, Natty Greene’s Brewing Company, Magic Hat Brewing Company, Aviator Brewing Company, Harpoon Brewery, RJ Rockers Brewing Company and Lonerider Brewing Company.

This year’s music line up will feature alternative rock artist Patrick Rock, the acoustic original and cover music act Back Porch Orchestra and southern rock by the Rhythm Pigs. There will be a cornhole tournament at 3 P.M. Be sure to come by and compete for your chance to win a free cornhole set!

To purchase advance tickets online, please go to http://carolinaoktoberfest.com/buy-tickets/ and pay through their PayPal link. Your PayPal receipt serves as your ticket. Be sure to bring your state issued ID in order to participate in the beer sampling and to purchase any alcoholic beverage.

Advance tickets can be also purchased at Harris Teeter stores. All advance tickets are $20.

Tickets may be purchased at Tanglewood on the day-of. Tickets at the gate are $30. Designated Driver/Non-Drinking tickets are $15 and are available at the gate only.

New This Year: You have the option to purchase a commemorative ‘Carolina Oktoberfest’ t-shirt (sizes Medium, Large or XL only) when you purchase your tickets online. T-shirts are only $10 when purchased with your ticket in advance. Your t-shirt will be available for pick-up at the ‘Zoom Apparel’ booth at the festival. Please remember to bring your PayPal receipt to the ‘Zoom Apparel’ booth. T-shirts are available for purchase at the festival for $20. Also, text “NCBEER” to 72727 for information on the breweries, special deals and the opportunity to win prizes! No pets, umbrellas, coolers, or outside food or alcohol will be allowed. There will also be no re-entry. Event goers are allowed to bring lawn chairs and blankets. Small tents will be allowed and there will be a designated area for people wanting to bring tents.

Your ticket covers stage entertainment, sample tastings from over 20 craft breweries, a program guide, a commemorative wine glass, special offers from our sponsors, and a ‘seat on the grass.’ Tickets are limited to a crowd of 5,000 so be sure to purchase your ticket in advance so you don’t miss out on the 3rd Annual Carolina Oktoberfest!

To purchase advance tickets online, please go to www.facebook.com/carolinaoktoberfest

For more information, please visit: www.carolinaoktoberfest.com


General Park Information

  • Pets must be under control of their owner and kept on a leash no longer than six feet at all times. All pets must have current inoculations for rabies. Pets must be kept and never left unattended. Pet owners are responsible for their pets using the designated waste area and cleaning up after their pets at the designated area.
  • Golf, Horse Stables, Hiking Trails and Accommodations are available year-around.
  • Gardens are open year-around. Blooming seasons vary.
  • Tennis activities are available from April to November.
  • Water activities can be enjoyed from Memorial Day to Labor Day.
  • Entrance Fee:
    • $8.00 - Passenger Vans and Buses
    • $2.00 - All other vehicles
    Annual passes can be purchased at the Welcome Center for $50.00 for passenger vans and buses and $25.00 for all other vehicles. Entrance fees and annual passes do not include admission to special events.