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Fort Knox Oktoberfest

Get ready to raise your steins and put on your lederhosen for Fort Knox Oktoberfest!

Note: This event has already passed.

Join us for the Fort Knox Oktoberfest extravaganza! 

Fort Knox’s favorite fall tradition returns to Brooks Field, Friday, September 22!  Put on your ‘Dirndl’ or ‘Lederhosen’, pack up the family and friends and join us for a family-friendly Oktoberfest festival celebrating German culture and traditions.

Indulge in in German-inspired cuisine such as Bratwurst and Schnitzel, we've got your taste buds covered. We've also got a brew for you! Enjoy a selection of Oktoberfest and domestic beers, served ice cold to keep you refreshed as you celebrate. Dance the day away with live music and entertainment that'll keep you on your feet featuring the Schnickelfritz Band. We haven't forgotten about the little ones! Bring the kids along to enjoy our exciting Kinder (Kid) Zone with inflatable fun, games, and activities that'll keep them entertained all evening. 

Oktoberfest is open to the public, admission and parking are FREE.

Oktoberfest vendors accept only tickets for the purchase of food, beverages, and activities such as the Pumpkin Patch and Hayride. Tickets, $1 each, are available to purchase at the event.

Join us for the biggest festival of the year at Fort Knox, you don't want to miss your chance to enjoy German food and brews, traditional German music and more! 

A special thank you to our sponsors: 

Sponsorship does not imply endorsement.

Installation Access and Parking
Visitors who do not possess a military ID should visit the Fort Knox Visitor Center located directly outside Chaffee Gate to the left to obtain an Automated Installation Entry pass. Visitors may also visit to obtain a 5-day Fast Pass. For more information about Gate Access Control, please visit

Directional signs will guide visitors to the event venue once on post. Coolers, backpacks, and bags are subject to inspection. Sorry, NO pets, coolers, or outside food or beverages are permitted at this event.

Media Inquires
Media interested in attending should contact the Fort Knox Public Affairs office at (502) 624-3051 NLT 4 p.m. on September 20, 2023 to make arrangements.

About Fort Knox Family and MWR:
Fort Knox Family and MWR is dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for Soldiers and their families stationed at Fort Knox, Kentucky. Through a diverse range of programs, events, and services, Fort Knox Family and MWR creates a vibrant and supportive community that promotes well-being, leisure, and personal growth for all.


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