Mecklenburg Oktoberfest
Open 11:00am - 11:00pm
Mug-Pretzel-Leaves Oktoberfest

Presented by

Saturday, October 7, 2023

Truist Field – Uptown Charlotte
Gates Open at 11:00 am


Mecklenburg Oktoberfest, from the producers of the Taste of Charlotte Festival, will complement two marquee events already established in the fall at Truist Field. The day will begin with the Pink Cupcake Walk for Breast Cancer benefiting Go Jen Go, rolling into the Charlotte Knights Pumpkin Patch. These events will now include a full day Oktoberfest celebration, offering a mix of entertainment, local craft beer, shopping, live music, family activities, food and more!

Free Admission

There is no cost for admission to Mecklenburg Oktoberfest. Food and beverage can be purchased with festival coins, available on the App or at Coin Booths inside Truist Field.

See Planned Attractions Below...
Beer Mug Oktoberfest

Biergarten Featured Beers

German Marzen
German Pilsner
Captain Jack
German Amber
Cherry Lemon Supernova
Juicy Jay
German Marzen
German Pilsner
Red Rooster

Biergarten Entertainment Line-Up


Local Restaurants and Fall Features!


(The Wine Cellar)

Featuring Cupcake Wines!


(Farmer’s Market)


(Kids Playground)

Kids Activities!

Pink Cupcake Walk


Pumpkin Patch presented by Circle K

Pick up and take home your pumpkin!

Oktoberfest Menu

The Olde Mecklenburg Brewery

Traditional German style food, grilled on an authentic Schwenker Grill
6 coins
Grilled Bratwurst w/Sauerkraut & Served in Traditional Bun
5 coins
Bavarian Pretzel w/ Dusseldorf Mustard
3 coins
German Potato Salad w/ Uncle Hemps Bacon & Chives
4 coins
Apple Strudel w/ Vanilla Cream

Vicious Biscuit

Incredible Southern biscuit creations
6 coins
Brawt Biscuit
3 coins
Glazed Pumpkin Fritters
5 coins
Shrimp & Grits
4 coins
Fat Boy Biscuit

State of Confusion

Eat, drink, celebrate with Peruvian Style Food and Drinks!
6 coins
Bologna Reuben w/ Sauerkraut
5 coins
Beer Cheese & Homemade Chips
2 coins
Cucumber Salad
3 coins
Pumpkin Cheesecake

Crave Hot Dogs and Barbecue

Gourmet hot dog menu with some next-level creations
6 coins
Classic Bratwurst
5 coins
Pulled Pork Sandwich
5 coins
Pulled Chicken Sandwich
5 coins
Carolina Dog

City Barbeque

Home is where the smoke is with competition quality barbeque.
5 coins
Sausage on Toast
3 coins
Potato Salad
4 coins
Brisket Mac & Cheese
6 coins
Sliced Brisket


The happiest accident in restaurant history. Recipes for a good time.
3 coins
Pretzel Bites w/ Beer Cheese
4 coins
5 coins
2 coins
Tots w/ Cheese

Charlotte Knights

Concession Stand open onsite
6 coins
5 coins
4 coins
4 coins
French Fries

Chicken King Food Truck

6 coins
Handbreaded Seasoned Wings
5 coins
Corn Dog
4 coins
Seasoned Crinkle Cut Fries
5 coins
Homemade Banana Pudding

Treats Menu

Oh My Ganache, The Cheesecake Bar

6 coins
Sweet Potato Pie Cheesecake
5 coins
Vanilla Cheesecake
4 coins
Peach Cobbler Bread Pudding

Ellie May's Dang Good Ice Cream

6 coins
Cup of Ice Cream
3 coins
Cup of Sorbetto
2 coins
Side of Waffle Cone Chips

Village Bakery

6 coins
Strudel (Apple or Cherry)
5 coins
Bavarian Pretzel
4 coins
Pretzel Dogs

Kool Fun Nut Shack

5 coins
Bavarian Nuts
4 coins
Belgian Chocolates

Golden Gals Funnel Cakes

topping choices: cinnamon sugar, strawberry, chocolate, or caramel
4 coins
Mini Funnel Cake
6 coins
Funnel Cake


Cheese and Savory, Candy, Carmel, Chocolate and Premium Flavors
1 coin
Oktoberfest Popcorn Shot
3 coins
Party Favor Popcorn
4 coins
Party Favor Premium Popcorn
6 coins
Main Event Size Popcorn
5 coins
Cotton Candy

Taste of Charlotte App

Mecklenburg Oktoberfest is FREE Entry, but food and beverages can be purchased with Festival Coins.  Eat and drink as much as you want. Purchase coins onsite at a coin booth or download the Taste of Charlotte App to top up on coins to avoid waiting in line.

Download the App

Best Brat Contest

Who has the Best Brat or Sausage at Mecklenburg Oktoberfest? 

Taste all the brats and sausages at the festival and then vote for your favorite!

Featured Wine in the Weinzelt

(The Wine Cellar)

Cupcake Vineyards: Riesling, Sauvignon Blanc, Butterkissed Chardonnay, Rosé and Prosecco 

Tribute: Cabernet and Pinot Noir


More Beverages from…

Soft Drinks provided by

Boozy Tea provider

German Liqueur by

Tipsy Cider Presented by

Made with Sneaky Pete Bourbon


(Kids Playground)


$15.00 wristband for unlimited fun on all inflatables

Giant Slide 
Crazy Chase Obstacle Course 
Radical Run Obstacle 
Candyland Bounce
Barnyard Toddler Playhouse
Dual Lane Slide

$20.00 all-inclusive wristband for unlimited inflatables PLUS the climbing wall & gyro

Rock Climbing Wall = 5 coins  
Gyro = 5 coins 
Wristband required to ride inflatables.  Climbing Wall and Gyro accept 5 coins each OR the all-inclusive ($20.00 wristband).


(Farmer’s Market)

Welcome to the Bauernmarkt Farmer’s Market with fresh produce, handmade items, art, crafts, shopping, and more!

Frequently Asked Questions

Thank you to our sponsors!

You make this event possible for Charlotte!

Mecklenburg Oktoberfest presented by

Our charity partner

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Want to participate?

We are accepting applications for restaurants, vendors, partners, and sponsors now!  Apply now before space runs out.

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