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West Annapolis Oktoberfest

September 30, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

The two-block long street festival, which stretches along Annapolis Street from Melvin Avenue to Taylor Avenue and on Giddings Avenue between Annapolis Street and Ridgely Avenue in West Annapolis, Maryland, is free to attend and will include traditional German food and beer for sale, live Om-pa-pa music, a moon-bounce for children and hundreds of local vendors.

For the first time in the festival’s 28 year history, the time will be 12pm to 6pm. “We hope that this time change from earlier in the day to later in the afternoon will accommodate people’s busy schedules and that it will allow folks more time to spend with the entire family whether that is shopping on Annapolis Street, spending time at the West Annapolis Elementary School children’s festival, dancing to the Om-Pa-Pa band or enjoying Oktoberfest foods and beers,” said West Annapolis Business Affiliation President, Frederik de Pue.

West Annapolis merchants, including Bon Vivant Antiques, Tara’s Gifts, One Petticoat Lane, and Art Things and Cotton Seed Glory, a nationally recognized quilting store, will have their doors wide open. Flamant owner Frederik de Pue will serve traditional Oktoberfest fare such as soft pretzels and bratwurst in the restaurant’s parking lot on the corner of Annapolis Street and Giddings Avenue from 12pm to 6pm. Rutabaga Craft Juicery, usually closed on Sundays, will open just for the event with a selection of their most popular freshly pressed juice options while Bean Rush Café will maintain their regular Sunday hours of 7am to 2pm. Evelyn’s will not serve their typical breakfast and lunch menu; instead they will offer sausages, bratwurst, burgers, French fries and other child-friendly, convenient foods in the rear parking lot of the restaurant off Giddings Avenue. Beer will be available for sale at beer trucks in three locations: in the parking lot of Flamant, in the parking lot behind Evelyn’s and on Annapolis Street across from Bean Rush. Tickets for beer can be purchased at the West Annapolis Business Affiliation tents located throughout the festival.

More than one hundred vendors will showcase handmade items, professional services and fine art, many made or sourced locally and others from as far away as Peru. This is the perfect time to hunt for unique home décor, children’s wearables, special occasion and holiday gifts or indulgences such as luxury spa goods, massages and therapeutics.

West Annapolis Elementary School will host activities for children and families from 12pm to 4pm on Annapolis Street from Melvin Avenue to Monterey Avenue.

Information for vendors is available by emailing Elizabeth Ramirez at [email protected] or by calling 443-994-9606. Visitors may contact [email protected] or leave a message on the Affiliation’s Facebook page.


September 30, 2018
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm


West Annapolis
Annapolis St
Annapolis, MD United States
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