Saturday, October 5
Join us for the 13th Annual Newberry Oktoberfest!
The popular Opera House Guild Biergarten will be located in front of the Newberry Opera House facing Memorial Park. The Biergarten always features a large variety of domestic and German beers.
Don't miss your opportunity to see talented chefs cooking their favorite German dishes. The culinary stage will be located on Caldwell Street, in front of Community Hall.
1:30 Wendy Steiner of Gausthaus Zur Elli
2:30 Nick Stocker of the Mid Carolina Club
3:30 Nick Testa from Newberry College
Liver Nips Cook-Off
The 12th Annual Liver Nips Cook-Off will take place in front of the historic Community Hall at 11:30am. The contest is open to the first 12 participants who register. There is no entry fee. Make sure you allow some time to watch these talented cooks do battle to see who will be the Liver Nips Champion. First place prize is $250. Second place prize is $125. Contact the Newberry County Chamber of Commerce for more information or to register at 803-276-4274.
The Newberry Oktoberfest always features two food courts with mouth-watering cuisine. The lower food court is located around Community Hall near the Main Stage and the upper food court is located at the upper end of the festival area near the kids zone.
10:00am 3 Dot Polka Band
11:15am Codi Lester
12:00pm Caribbean Cowboys
1:15pm Toni Spearman- Member of the South Carolina Blues Hall of Fame
2:45pm Bulldog Bluegrass with Jim LeBlanc
Main Street & Courthouse Parking Lot Vendors
There will be 40 Main Street vendor booths. The courthouse parking lot will have over 20 vendors.
The Columbia Marionette Theatre will perform Rumplestiltskin at the historic Ritz Theater. Showtimes for the free performances will be 11:00AM, 12:30PM, and 2:00PM.
Video Game Truck
A video game truck will be a special addition to the 2013 Newberry Oktoberfest. The truck will feature free video games for kids of all ages. Look for thr game truck near the Newberry
Classic cars will be on display next to Memorial Park.
Newberry Opera House Tours
Free tours of the Newberry Opera House will be available during Oktoberfest.
Also be sure to check out our latest addition to the day's festivities, ROCKTOBERFEST.
Rocktoberfest is a free outdoor concert the evening of Oktoberfest, set to start at 7:30pm in Astwood Park, located across the Courthouse parking lot. For more information about Rocktoberfest click here.
THANKS to our 2013 SPONSORS
South Carolina Pork Board Newberry Academy
Senator Ronnie Cromer
Festival Fast Facts
For more information contact Newberry Parks, Recreation and Tourism at (803) 321-1015