Get out your schooner and knee-high socks because Fort Belvoir's 17th Annual Oktoberfest is back this week!
Belvoir's Freemont Field will host the four-day festival, which includes German music, food, beer, a carnival, 10K Volksmarch and games.
Entry to the event is open to the public, and it will be held rain or shine.
Beer (and non-alcoholic beverages) costs $5, a ceramic mug costs $8 (plus $5 if you want beer in it) and wine costs $4 per glass.
Date Hours Carnival Entry Price Thurs. Oct. 4 6-10:00 pm $15 Fri. Oct. 5 6pm-Midnight $25 Sat. Oct. 6 Noon-Midnight $30 Sun. Oct. 7 Noon-8pm $25
Live Musical Entertainment ScheduleDate Time Performer Thurs. Oct. 4 6-10pm Alte Kameraden Fri. Oct. 5 6-8pm Heeresmusikkorps 12 Veitshöchheim (German military band) Fri. Oct 5 8-10pm Elbe Musikanten Fri. Oct. 5 10pm-Midnight Kings Park Band Sat. Oct. 6 Noon-3pm Kings Park Band Sat. Oct. 6 3-8pm Elbe Musikanten Sat. Oct 6 8pm-Midnight Alte Kameraden Sun. Oct. 7 Noon-4pm Low n Brows Sun. Oct. 7 4-6pm Pershing's Own Down Range US Army Band
The weather forecast is excellent for this year's Oktoberfest celebration, according to the National Weather Service:Day Chance of Rain High/Low temperature Thurs. Oct 4 NA 81/61 degrees Fri. Oct. 5 30% 81/55 degrees Sat. Oct 6 30% 70/53 degrees Sun. Oct 7 30% 68/48 degrees
See you at the festival!