Start: Saturday, October 7, 2023 9:00AM
End: Saturday, October 7, 2023 11:00PM
Mecklenburg Oktoberfest, from the producers of the Taste of Charlotte Festival, is a full day celebration on Oct 7, 2023 at Truist Field in Uptown Charlotte. The day will begin with the Pink Cupcake Walk for Breast Cancer benefiting Go Jen Go, rolling into the Charlotte Knights Pumpkin Patch. The Oktoberfest celebration kicks off at gates open to the public at 11am, offering a mix of authentic entertainment, local craft beer, shopping, live music, family activities, food and more!
Admission is FREE to Mecklenburg Oktoberfest. Food and beverage can be purchased with festival coins, available on the Taste of Charlotte App or at Coin Booths inside Truist Field.
Entertainment Line Up:
BIERGARTEN and WIENZELT (Beer Garden and Wine Cellar): Live Music featuring local
regional bands playing traditional German Oktoberfest Music in addition to a mix of rock and pop on multiple stages. Oktoberfest fun and games, contests and dancing through out the day. Enjoy a variety of German beers from The Olde Mecklenburg Brewery, Legion Brewery, and Gilde Brewing! More beverage options of wine, slushies, and more. Purchase a stein and toast the day away!
FOOD Dozens of food options from area Restaurants and Food Vendors will feature German based menu items from Brats to Strudel and everything in between. A variety of American Festival fare will be available as well. Vote on your favorite Brat or Sausage! Use coins to purchase.
MARKET From your favorite fall produce and homegrown goodness to an eclectic shopping experience featuring handcrafted original designs and local jams to candles and custom jewelry.
KINDERSPIELPLATZ (Kids Playground Area) Interactive play areas with adventurous activities for children of all ages. From Gyro Climbing Wall to Bounce Houses Obstacle Courses. Kids can PLAY ALL DAY…Get your bounce house wristband at any coin booth to jump unlimited for the day! Gyro and Climbing Wall accept coins only, no cash.
PINK CUPCAKE WALK together with TRUIST For the third year, the Pink Cupcake Walk will take place at Truist Field, Home of the Charlotte Knights. Participants will make four laps around the warning track and get cupcakes from local bakeries for each completed lap. The event raises funds for Go Jen Go, a local nonprofit supporting individuals fighting breast cancer needing assistance with household bills. The walk will kick off at 9:30am.
PUMPKIN PATCH presented by CIRCLE K. The Charlotte Knights Pumpkin Patch on the field is back! Bring the family and pick out the best pumpkin for the season. Pumpkin Painting, decorating and other fall activities throughout the day.
More info at www.mecklenburgoktoberfest.com
Now Accepting Participation Applications: https://forms.gle/DvRBgh1Am6BkCT3FA