Maryland’s biggest beer festival is happening this weekend!

Das Best Oktoberfest takes place on Saturday Oct 13 from 12-6 p.m. at M&T Bank Stadium (1101 Russell St. Baltimore).

This all-you-care-to-taste festival features over 150 international, domestic and local beers, wines and schnapps! Enjoy authentic oompah and polka music live from regional bands. Several brat concessionaries will be offering the best sausages and German food in Maryland!

Engage in fun contests like the Stein Holding Contest, the Biggest Beer Belly Competition, Homebrew Contest, the Miss Oktoberfest Competition and many more! If you come in your German attire you will receive a free souvenir bag!

Regular admission tickets are $39 in advance and $45 on-site, which includes admission to the event from 2-6 p.m., a souvenir tasting glass, unlimited beer tastings and live entertainment.

VIP/Baltimore Beer Week Tap Celebration tickets are $59 in advance and $68 on-site, which includes access from 12-6 p.m., participation in Baltimore Beer Week celebrations, souvenir tasting glass for all you care to taste beers, wines and spirits, assorted food tastings, VIP washrooms and all the live entertainment.

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