The first-ever Florida Oktoberfest and Music Festival, featuring some of the biggest stars in rock, alternative and country music, is set for October 6, 7 and 8, 2017 in Jacksonville, Fla., officials announced today. Jacksonville’s Metropolitan Park will play host to three jam-packed days and nights of music and Oktoberfest fun.
Saturday and Sunday will feature national headliners and supporting artists in rock, alternative, and country genres and Friday will showcase some of the the nation’s most recognized tribute bands. The complete talent lineup along with tickets surrounding this mega-event will be released in the coming weeks. Tickets will go on sale to the general public on Thursday, August 3rd. Music fans interested in receiving the line up first as well as discounted tickets prior to August 3rd can register at www.TheFloridaOktoberfest.com.
The festival will feature activities for all ages including a 100 ft ferris wheel, games and inflatables zone, and arts and crafts vendors. Children under the age of 12 are free to attend. Festival goers will be able to travel around Germany and purchase a wide variety of German and Oktoberfest style ales. Additionally, 15 of North Florida’s most popular food trucks will create a German inspired dish as well as their most popular menu items.