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Fremont Oktoberfest (including the 5K Run)
General Event Information
Fairs & Festivals
* contact the Venue listed below for ticketing information
Dates and Times:
September 21-22, 12:00-12:00AM; (See event description for the Tasting Garden and Village hours.)
Featuring the biggest beer garden in the Northwest, Fremont’s three-day regional festival offers more than 100 bold microbrews and craft beers, plus live rockin’ Seattle bands, Buxom Royalty Contest, the Oktoberfest Village with fun for all ages, and even the Fremont Oktoberfest 5K – the ultimate beer run.
Taking over half of Seattle's eccentric Fremont neighborhood – aka the “Center of the Universe” – Fremont Oktoberfest is your chance to join tens of thousands of people celebrating in the city streets. We’re the number one Oktoberfest in the universe. Prost!
The festival is divided in two parts:
The Tasting Garden is 21+ with ticket options starting at $20, open Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
The Village is all-ages and free, open Saturday and Sunday.
Drink for a cause
Fremont Oktoberfest benefits the Fremont Chamber of Commerce, supporting local schools, art groups, community events, and promoting Fremont as the “Center of the Universe.”
Tasting Garden Hours
Friday, September 20 -- 5:00pm-12:00midnight*
Saturday, September 21 -- 11:00am-12:00midnight*
Sunday, September 22 -- 11:00am-6:00pm**
*Entrance closes at 11:00pm, last call is at 11:15pm, and taps are closed for the evening on Friday and Saturday nights at 11:30pm
**Entrance closes at 5:00pm, last call is at 5:15pm, and taps are closed for the evening on Sunday at 5:30pm
For real, no babies, screaming toddlers (or quiet ones). We mean it. They aren't over 21.
Dogs are allowed on Sunday only.
Saturday, September 21 -- 11:00am-6:00pm*
Sunday, September 22 -- 10:00am-6:00pm*
*Last call is at 5:15pm in the Village Beer Garden and taps close at 5:30pm.
Babies are allowed in the Village all weekend. Except, no babies in the Village Beer Garden. Dogs are allowed in the Village Beer Garden all weekend, we are a little biased.
FREMONT OKTOBERFEST 5K
Kick off the fall with the ultimate beer run -- the 11th annual Fremont Oktoberfest 5K, ending in the Village Beer Garden, with a refreshing beer included* in your registration (for those of you 21+).
Sunday, September 22 at 10am, we start at the Solstice Plaza at N 34th St and Fremont Ave N (right next to that super cool interurban statue. Don’t know what we’re talking about? Then come visit Fremont!)
*Race is all-ages, but you must be 21+ with valid ID to redeem your beer in the Village Beer Garden.
$25 Pre-Registration (T-Shirt guaranteed if you register by Thursday, September 19)
$35 Day-of-Race Registration Sunday, September 22 (T-Shirt not guaranteed)