Oktoberfest 2018

Join us for a fun evening of rides, games, prizes, food & drink, the re-vamped Night Beats show and the Demented Dimensions Maze! Bring your friends, bring your co-workers, network and have fun as we celebrate Oktoberfest in the Germany area of the world’s most beautiful amusement park! Be a sponsor for this much anticipated event, sponsorships include recognition leading up to and the night of the event as well as tickets! 

You may either pick up your tickets at the GWCTA office free of charge OR you can have them mailed to you for $2 surcharge.

Ticket includes: Entrance into Oktoberfest section of the park*, all open rides, the maze, free arcade play, 1 meal, 3 drinks, 3 kiosk game plays**, Night Beats Revamped Show, chance to win prizes!

All entries require a ticket. Must be 21 or over to attend. Identification required.

**Three game plays included in ticket. You may purchase additional game plays. 

Pricing: Tickets are $49/person. Please note, after Wednesday, October 3, tickets cannot be mailed – they MUST be picked up from the GWCTA office. 

REMINDER: Due to unforeseen circumstances, Busch Gardens and the Greater Williamsburg Chamber & Tourism Alliance have changed the date of the Alliance’s Oktoberfest 2018 event to WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 10, 6-9pmAlready purchased tickets will still be honored and tickets are still available for the event. 

With the date change comes an added bonus for our attendees. Busch Gardens will be giving The Greater Williamsburg Chamber & Tourism Alliance attendees a single day admission valid on any one regularly scheduled operating day through October 28, 2018.  These will be given to each Oktoberfest attendee UPON ENTERING the Oktoberfest event.  (Single day admission valid on regularly scheduled operating days October 12 - October 28, 2018, must attend event to receive additional admission ticket.)

That’s right! You get a free chance to enjoy one more day at Busch Gardens Williamsburg, one more day to experience Howl-O-Scream, one more day to have fun at the world’s most beautiful theme park! ‚Äč


Sponsorships are now available. See below for opportunities. You may also download the sponsorship form here or contact us for more information. 

Magic Black Cat Sponsorship ($750)

  • Corporate name on ride or game
  • Corporate name in pre-event publicity
  • Corporate banner displayed
  • Six complimentary tickets for event
  • Recognition in weekly email newsletter
  • Recognition on social media

Monster Bat Sponsorship ($500)

  • Corporate name on Festhaus sign
  • Recognition at event
  • Four complimentary tickets for event
  • Recognition in weekly email newsletter

Door Prize Donation ($50 Minimum)

  • Recognition at event
  • Name on prize sign
    *Note: Limit of 2 door prizes per business accepted. 

Thank you to our Oktoberfest Sponsors: 

President’s Circle 
Busch Gardens
Chesapeake Bank
Colonial Williamsburg Foundation

Chairman’s Society
BayPort Credit Union
C&F Bank
King's Creek Plantation

Old Point National Bank
Sentara Williamsburg Reg. Med. Ctr.
Walmart Distribution Center

Magic Black Cat
Minuteman Press
Williamsburg Hotel & Motel Association

Monster Bat
Anheuser Busch Employees Credit Union
Elan Williamsburg
Williams Landscape & Design