In its eleventh year, OktoberWest is West Virginia’s largest traditional German Octoberfest and among the largest craft beer festivals in the state. Sample over 100 craft brews, and several limited Octoberfest and German varieties, and listen to three incredible bands at this year's festival. Stein holding and best traditional dress contests will return; new this year is the keg rolling contest! It’s all about the craft brews, local foods, and live tunes!

All funds raised from OktoberWest will go directly back into Charleston’s West Side for programs, public art, and other community and economic revitalization projects. 

Ticket Info:
General Admission – $35 
(Includes six 12 oz beer tickets and access to the OktoberWest concert series)

Nondrinker – $20
(Designated drivers or attendees 13-20. Includes access to the OktoberWest concert series)

Children’s Ticket – $10 
(Children 12 and under. Includes access to the AMERICAN BILLIARDS AND OUTDOOR RECREATIONS Kids’ Zone and OktoberWest concert series. *Children 2 or under must remain in a stroller)

*All ticket prices increase $5 at the gate.

Gates Open - 4:00 PM

Voodoo Katz Performance - 4:30 to 5:30 PM

Best Traditional Dress Contest - 5:30 to 5:45 PM

The Reverend Peyton's Big Damn Band Performance - 5:45 to 7:00 PM

Stein Holding Contest - 7:00 to 7:30 PM

Lucky Chops Performance - 7:30 to 9:00 PM

​Gates Close - 9:00 PM

Saturday, September 29, 2018 at 4:00pm to 9:00pm

West Side

Event Type

Food, Music

Target Audience

Family-Friendly, 21+, Seniors


food, live music, craft beer, oktoberfest



Advance General Admission – $35;  Children and non-drinker tickets also available



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