Saturday, October 5
Join us for the 13th Annual Newberry Oktoberfest!
The Newberry Opera House Guild biergarten will be located in front of the Opera House facing Memorial Park. The biergarten will remain open until 6pm.
The culinary stage will be located on Caldwell Street, in front of Community Hall.
Liver Nips Cook-Off
The 12th Annual Liver Nips Cook-Off will take place in front of Community Hall at 11:30am. The contest is open to the first 12 teams who register. There is no entry fee. 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 has two food courts. 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.
Live Music- (New performers will be announced weekly)
10:00am 3 Dot Polka Band
11:15am Codi Lester
12:00pm Caribbean Cowboys
1:15pm Toni Spearman
Main Street & Courthouse Parking Lot Vendors
There will be 40 Main Street vendor booths. The courthouse parking lot will have over 20 vendors.
South Carolina Pork Board
Senator Ronnie Cromer
Festival Fast Facts
Saturday, October 5, 2013
Historic Downtown Newberry, SC
The Newberry Oktoberfest is FREE. There is no charge for the live entertainment or the kids activities!
There is plenty of free public parking around the festival area.
The Newberry Oktoberfest has plenty for the kids to do. There are two kids zones that feature inflatable rides, train rides, and a Kids Craft Area presented by Lowe's.
Local restaurants and other local vendors provide the food in two food courts. The Lower Food Court is around the Town Square and the Upper Food Court is near the Ritz Theater and the upper kids zone.
Crafters and vendors will line Main Street and the County Courthouse parking lot with merchandise to delight shoppers of all ages. Vendor applications go out in March. To be added to the vendor list, send us your contact info to
The City of Newberry is conveniently located off I-26 between Columbia and Greenville/Spartanburg. If you want to chart your course, enter this address in your favorite online mapping site: 1109 Main Street, Newberry, SC 29108
Service dogs are allowed. For the safety of our event patrons it is recommended that large dogs not be brought to the event. Due to the high volume of foot traffic it is also recommended that small dogs are not brought to the event. We don't want them getting stepped on! While there is currently not a ban on bringing dogs, only the recommendation they not be brought, if they are brought they should be leashed and muzzled as necessary.
For more information contact Newberry Parks, Recreation and Tourism at (803) 321-1015