Sierra Nevada Oktoberfest

Sierra Nevada's Oktoberfest, Mills River

2021 Dates TBA

Hoist your stein at Oktoberfest Mills River, a German-inspired festival at Sierra Nevada's big brewery south of Asheville with music, glassblowing, stache competition, a souvenir stein, special brews, and German feast (brats, kraut, pretzels, and more). The ticketed event is for ages 21 and up. This event typically sells out, so buy tickets in advance!

Enjoy live music featuring spirited Polka favorites, classic songs, funk, rock, R&B and more. Watch artists at work. Enter fun contests, including the "chickend dance" and  “flash your stache!”

Sierra Nevada Oktoberfest

This year’s event is expected to sell out, so purchase advance tickets on Sierra Nevada’s website. Tickets includes a German dinner and commemorative stein. Not drinking? Designated driver tickets are available. Get more details and buy tickets now

Sierra Nevada Oktoberfest

Free Parking & Shuttles for Oktoberfest

  • Western NC Agricultural Center, Gate 7: 1301 Fanning Bridge Rd, Fletcher NC 28732
  • AB Tech: 340 Victoria Rd, Asheville, NC 28801
  • Henderson County Courthouse: 200 N Grove St, Hendersonville, NC 28792

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