It’s time to dust off your lederhosen!
The Fort Adams Trust and Ragged Island Brewing Co. are excited for the second annual Newport Oktoberfest on Saturday, September 16th! Bavaria meets the Ocean State on the beautiful North lawn outside the walls of historic Fort Adams where attendees will be able to enjoy authentic German beer, wine, food, and live music.
This 21+ event is an annual fundraising event for the Fort Adams Trust.
2023 Tickets now on sale!
Newport Oktoberfest tickets include entry to the festival from 2:00 to 5:30 PM and a stein glass to be used for all-samples-included beer throughout the afternoon. Designated driver tickets include entry to the festival, and a glass upon exiting the festival. Food can be purchased onsite from local caterers and vendors.
|At the Gate
All General Admission attendees will receive a custom glass beer stein upon entering the Festival to be used throughout the afternoon for all-pours-included sampling from local breweries Ragged Island Brewing Co., Taproot Brewery, Rejects Beer Co., and three German staples — Weihenstephan, Paulaner, Ayinger and Spaten.
Enjoy the authentic Oktoberfest experience of communal tables under a tent with full stein pours and refills by our servers all afternoon.
Authentic German wines will be available for pouring and is included in the general admission ticket price.
Authentic Bavarian food will be for sale at the festival, including bratwurst, kraut, roast chickens, giant pretzels, and more from vendors onsite.
The 2023 Newport Oktoberfest is the second event of what we hope to become an annual Autumn celebration! If you have any questions not answered here on this website and below, please don’t hesitate to reach out at [email protected].
Can I bring my child?nptoktoberfest2022-07-12T13:55:41+00:00
The event is 21+. No one without a ticket or under the legal age will be admitted, including minors, children, infants and babies.
Can I bring my dog?nptoktoberfest2022-07-12T14:03:19+00:00
We love dogs too, but sorry, there are no dogs allowed in the festival unless they are a service animal.
What if it rains?nptoktoberfest2022-07-12T14:45:13+00:00
The festival is rain or shine. Most of the event is held under a large tent. In the event of extreme and severe weather forecasted, the festival may be canceled or altered after organizers consult with public safety officers. THERE ARE NO RAIN DATES OR REFUNDS in the event of an extreme weather cancellation.
Can I get a refund?nptoktoberfest2022-07-12T15:01:27+00:00
Tickets are non-refundable. No Exceptions. However, in the event that you cannot attend and have tickets, you are welcome to gift or sell them. The event is not responsible for private transactions regarding ticket resale.
Can I give my ticket to someone else?nptoktoberfest2022-07-12T14:52:18+00:00
In the event that you cannot attend, you are welcome to gift or sell your ticket. Each ticket has a unique barcode. The Newport Oktoberfest is not responsible for private transactions regarding ticket resale.
Where do I park?nptoktoberfest2022-07-12T14:55:50+00:00
Free parking is available at Fort Adams State Park in the lot nearest to the Fort and overflow parking available in the sports fields on the left.