5 Places to Celebrate Oktoberfest

[ 1 ] September 26, 2013 |
Johnna @ Mad Fox Brewing Company

Johnna @ Mad Fox Brewing Company

1. Bar Dupont’s 3rd Annual Oktoberfest, back by popular demand!  In true German tradition, the popular Dupont Circle bar will transform its beloved outdoor patio into a Biergarten serving German favorites like Paulaner Hefeweizen, Oktoberfest, & Pilsner as well as Spaten. Guests can enjoy German specialties from the grill like soft pretzels, sausages and mustards, and traditional garnishes. To accompany the Oktoberfest ambiance, live German bands Liab Und Schneid, The Polka Brothers and Continentals of Washington, DC will play on select days.

WHEN:             Saturday, September 28 – Sunday, October 6; Daily beginning at 12:00pm               

WHERE:         Bar Dupont

Dupont Circle Hotel

1500 New Hampshire Ave NW

Washington, DC 20036


2. Celebrating 21 years of brewing more than 200 different styles of beer, Capitol City Brewing Company will host its Fourteenth Annual Mid-Atlantic Oktoberfest at The Village at Shirlington in Arlington on Saturday, October 5 from 12:00 noon – 7:00 p.m. (all beer taps close at 6:00 p.m.).

WHERE:    The Village at Shirlington
 4001 Campbell Avenue
 Outdoor Streetscape
 Arlington, VA 22206
COST:    $25 includes: wristband, tasting glass and 10 drink tickets
                   Additional drink tickets $1 each with a five ticket minimum
                   Free for non-drinkers
3.  Celebrate Hoppy Oktoberfest at the award-winning Mad Fox Brewing Company, Northern Virginia’s upscale brewpub, with an outdoor party that will take over Market Square on Saturday, September 28 from Noon until 6 pm. The event will extend the restaurant’s patio into the street and on Market Square, replicating the Munich festival grounds in downtown Falls Church, albeit on a smaller scale.  Small beer tents showcasing more than 30 craft beer selections and outdoor tables with seating will replace the traditional Festhalles, but the atmosphere will be no less jovial!
4.  From September 17th to October 31st, the intimate third floor Gallery of Trummer’s on Main will be transformed into an Austrian wine & beer tavern for an event playfully named TrummerFest. Owner and Mixologist Stefan Trummer grew up in Austria, and his roots will be on full display as the restaurant serves up remarkably traditional Austrian fare like his mother’s apple cake, traditional Austrian dishes, and unique sausages in honor of Oktoberfest.
5.  On Sunday, September 29th from 11:00am to 2:30pm, 2941 Restaurant (2941 Fairview Park Drive, Falls Church, VA, 22042; (703) 270-1500www.2941.com; @2941Restaurant) – located in Falls Church, VA just outside Washington D.C. – is inviting Autumn adventurers with a fondness for fall-inspired fare and beverages to enjoy an interactive Fall Harvest Festival.  Think Oktoberfest by way of Alsace, France compliments of French native Chef Chemel.Priced at $65 per person (all-inclusive/ children 10 & under are free), guests will have the opportunity to enjoy several hours of sipping, savoring, and socializing.  For tickets to 2941’s Fall Harvest Festival (11:00AM to 2:30PM) https://www.giftrocker.com/secure/Order/?h=cd4d0a5a

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Johnna French is a Harlem NY native with deep roots in Panama, Washington, DC and North Carolina. All four places have heavily influenced her life and the foods she loves today. After graduating Howard University School of Law and beginning her life as a young professional in the city she was led to start Johnna Knows Good Food in November 2007 to keep family, friends and colleagues updated on where to go and what to eat while dining in the nation’s capitol. French, who still practices law, leads a team of three writers to cover the ever expanding Washington, DC food scene. French has been featured in print and television, appearing in Washingtonian Magazine and is a regular contributor to various local TV affiliates including WUSA 9, FOX 5 DC and WJLA (ABC Affiliate) News Channel 8. During the 2016-2017 football season, Johnna aired on Comcast Sports Mid-Atlantic (CSN) show, Redskins Life, as the weekly tailgate host. Johnna is currently a regular contributor to the FOX Baltimore Weekend morning show.

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  1. SBO says:

    Personally, I like Paulaner natural wheat because bubbles like cream, soft fragrant, like eating with light meals, most top.

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