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2014 Oktoberfest

Saturday, September 20, 2014
3:00pm - 9:00pm 

2014 marks the fifth year of The Hotel at Auburn University’s Oktoberfest.  For the first three years, the event was held in the intimate setting of our Terrace Room and around our pool, allowing for about 150 attendees.  Last year we expanded the event to its current location in our north parking lot. This allowed us to grow attendance by 300 percent in one year. We are expecting an attendance of 1,000 craft beer enthusiasts to attend this year’s Oktoberfest.

Each local, regional and national brewery in attendance will showcase a small selection of beers, giving attendees an opportunity to sample a variety of great brews.  Select breweries will also present one-off beers, which are brewed specifically to be served at Oktoberfest.

Homebrew Alley

New to 2014, Oktoberfest will feature “Homebrew Alley,” where home brewers are given the opportunity to showcase their craft to the festival goers. Head brewers of select breweries will judge each home brewers’ samples, and they will select one winner. The homebrew winner and head brewer of Blue Pants Brewery will get to spend time brewing their recipe as a one-off beer in the Blue Pants facility.  Once it’s produced, The Hotel at Auburn University will feature the winning beer selection on draft for a limited time during the fall season.

Festival attendees will also have a chance to vote for their favorite home brewed beer throughout the event as well and a crowd favorite will be chosen.

Come join 1,000 of your fellow craft beer enthusiasts in celebrating a long standing tradition of Oktoberfest with great food, music and fun!

Please Contact Adam Keeshan for more information. (334)321-3165 or by email adam.keeshan@auhcc.com.

Regrestration Deadline | August 15, 2014

Sample Drop-Off or Delivery Deadline | September 5, 2014

Oktoberfest Entry Form



General Admission | Pre Sale $35

General Admission tickets include:

  • Entry into the festival
  • Souvenir glass

Pre Sale ends Thursday, September 18, 2014 at 3:00pm. (48 hours prior to event)

Eat, Drink, & Be German Package | Pre Sale $60

Package includes:

  • One general admission ticket
  • Four food tickets to use at event
  • Oktoberfest T-shirt

Pre Sale ends Friday, September 12, 2014 at 5:00pm.

State Farm Designated Driver | FREE

Kathy Powell State Farm is sponsoring this year’s Designated Drivers! Designated drivers will receive free entry into Oktoberfest and (2) non-alcoholic drink tokens that can be redeemed for soda or bottled water at the State Farm tent inside the event.

Oktoberfest Package at The Hotel at Auburn University | $225

The Hotel at Auburn University is offering a special Oktoberfest package which includes:

  • Two General Admission Tickets
  • Four Food Tickets to use at the event
  • Two Oktoberfest T-shirts
  • A Saturday night stay in a deluxe room
  • Breakfast buffet for two in Ariccia Sunday morning

Package available online through Friday, September 12th, 2014

Food & Non-Alcoholic Drink Tokens

Food and non-alcoholic drink tokens can be purchased at the event. Food tokens are $5 and non-alcoholic drink tokens are $2. 


Where can I purchase tickets to Oktoberfest?

Tickets will be available online at http://auoktoberfest2014.bpt.me  starting August 1 at 8:00am.

Where will the event be held?

The event will be held at The Hotel at Auburn University located at 241 S. College Street across from the Auburn University Library.

I am not from the Auburn area, is there a place for me to stay?

The Hotel at Auburn University is offering a special Oktoberfest Package which includes tickets to the event, food tickets to use at the event, Oktoberfest T-Shirts, a Saturday night stay and breakfast for two on Sunday morning.

Will food be available at the event?

 Yes. The Hotel at Auburn University will have 2 food tents which will offer a selection of German Oktoberfest staples. Food tickets will be available at the event for $5. 

Are pets allowed?

The Hotel at Auburn University is a pet-friendly hotel however we ask that guests do not bring their pets due to the large volume of people attending the event.

How much will tickets be at the event?

General admission tickets will be available for $45 at the event. Food tickets can also be purchased for $5. Pre-Sale tickets are available online for $35. 


Sponsorship, Homebrew Contest, & Brewery Contact

Adam Keeshan



Marketing & Event Information Contact

Allison Duke