Authentic Oktoberfest in Lewes this Saturday

September 25, 2017

Story Location:
211 Front Street
Lewes  Delaware  19958
United States

Bring your family and friends to celebrate the spirit of Oktoberfest under a giant Munich-style  tent in Lewes Canalfront Park on Saturday, September 30. This festive community event will be held from 2 to 6 pm, rain or shine, in conjunction with the Lewes Chamber of Commerce “Boast the Coast Day”. Oktoberfest features Bavarian-inspired food provided by Lewes area restaurants the Crooked Hammock, Jerry's Seafood, Kaisy's Delights, The Pig and Publican, and the Rotary Club of Lewes.  A limited release special edition Dogfish Head beer is being brewed just for Oktoberfest which will be available along with wine and non-alcoholic beverages.  Food and beverages are purchased separately at the event. Custom designed commerative steins and long-sleeved t-shirts will also be available for purchase. The Happy Wanderers, an Oom Pah band, a DJ and the Bairisch und Steierisch German dancers are providing entertainment. The wearing of Dirndls and Lederhosnen is encouraged! Entrance tickets are $10 in advance, $15 at the event, for ages 16 and over. Children under 16 admitted free when accompanied with adult.  To encourage the support of local businesses, show a receipt at the door from any business located in the historic Lewes shopping area dated September 30th and receive $5 off the $15 admission price.Proceeds from Oktoberfest benefit the Friends of the Lewes Canalfront Park. The funds raised go toward maintaining and enhancing this beautiful park and help support free seasonal events in 2018 for our Cape community to enjoy.The park is located at 211 Front Street in Historic Lewes on the banks of the Lewes-Rehoboth Canal. Tickets are available on-line at and at the Lewes Chamber of Commerce, 120 Kings Highway. For information, go to the website, call the hotline 302-645-2795 or go the the Lewes Canalfront Park Facebook page.