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Celebrate fall, nature’s grand finale, with OktoberFest at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden —  a day filled with live music, games and prizes, all included in Garden admission.

Saturday, October 28, 2017
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Event Details

OktoberFest Details

Local food will be available for purchase as well as beer from Center of the Universe Brewing. Festivities will be held in the gardens adjacent to historic Bloemendaal House, rain or shine.

Music: Jackass Flats; a fun band blending bluegrass with a melting pot of influences; toe-tapping and dancing

Presented by Meriwether Godsey, the Garden’s caterer. This is a family-friendly event.

Games & Fun: Lawn games (cornhole, ladder golf, life-size Jenga)

Food: Food service will begin at 11 a.m. We’ll have a kids’ menu too!

Bring canned goods to donate in support of the foodbank at FeedMore, where over 3,200 meals are served daily to Richmond’s senior citizens and children in need. We’ll thank you with a special gift.

Included with Garden admission:

$13 adults
$11 seniors 55+
$8 children ages 3 – 12
FREE for children under age 3 and Garden Members

Beers/Beverages: (Beer and wine: $5)
• COTU Octoberfest
• Kolsch
• Percolator (latte brown ale)
• Wine and apple cider (warm or cold, depending on weather) will also be available for purchase
Menu (all scratch-made):
• Beer cheese soup: $5
• Schnitzelwhich (breaded pork loin): $7
• Sides and snacks: $3
• German chocolate cake, apple strudel, pretzels and more