FAQS

So you have a question, a query, a quibble? Are you in a quandry in any way? 

Here's the list of the most frequent answers to your burning questions.

What is this frivolity?

Well, this is Shropshire Oktoberfest, 150 Real Ales, Comedy, Live Music and Amazing Food....

And dont forget the Huge lager bar, cider, and perry all topped off with prosseco parlours, gin den and mixology classes... throw in a farmers market, result THE perfect festival!

Check out the Programme HERE!

Who are you?

How kind of you to ask! *blush*

We are Shropshire Festivals. The team behind Shrewsbury Food Festival, Shrewsbury Winter Festival, Shropshire Kids Festival and have a collective experience of over 20 years in the festival industry.

Where is it?

It going to be in Shrewsbury's Quarry Park SY1 1RN

When is this fun going to happen?

It's happenning from the 5th to the 7th October.

Friday 5th: 5pm till 10pm - Last orders at 9.30pm

Saturday 6th: 11am till 10pm - Last orders at 9.30pm

Sunday 7th: 11am till 5.00pm - Last orders at 4.30pm

How much is it?

Tickets start from £5 for adults.. for the full prices please go to our ticket page here!

Also VIP tickets are availiable for Saturday! 

Including wonderful perks like VIP toilets, cloakroom, a branded glass and a half pint of beer voucher.... more seating and a good view of the stage!

I want to get involved!

Do you want to be part of our team? We are looking for volunteers so this is your lucky day! Download a volunteer form HERE or if you have any questions please email fun@shropshirefestivals.co.uk or give us a call on 01952 432175

Entertainment, what have you got to amuse me?

Well, we have live music all weekend so you can get your groove on.. and also a comedy club to get your giggle on.. throw in a couple of Oompah bands into the mix you will be wanting to don a pair of lederhosen and start a parade through Shrewsbury Town Centre.

And don't forget on Sunday we are having a Sunday Funday! Inflatables and fun for what we want to be the best Sunday Lunch experience of the year!

I want to stay in shrewsbury... Where shall I stay?

For tourist information and accommodation, go to www.originalshrewsbury.co.uk. Visit the town’s information centre at The Music Hall in The Square, in the centre of town, or call (01743)258888.

Or if you fancy camping..

Shropshire County Showground Camping & Caravanning Site, just a 10 minute walk from Shrewsbury’s town centre . The 53 acres site offers a tranquil, picturesque location next to the River Severn with fishing rights. A 15/20 minute riverside walk to the Oktober Fest. EHU Pitches (£15 per unit per night) and Non EHU (£10 per unit per night), Male & Female Shower blocks, Water, Elsan points and Well behaved Dogs are welcome. For bookings please contact Jan Forrest the Showground Manager on 01743 289831 or via email admin@westmidshowground.com.

Can I bring my dog?

No, Sorry. There is too much music and there are people consuming alcohol on site - it is not suitable for our four legged friends. Only assistance dogs are allowed.

Can I Bring a Picnic?

Yes, you can bring a picnic and we do have ample seating on site - however please DO NOT bring alcohol onto site - we have a huge selection of alcohol for you!

In addition, if you did want to bring a picnic basket onto site - please ensure that there are no sharps in your picnic basket due to security regulations.

You really haven't answered my question yet..

Oh, Sorry about that - why don't you contact us on 01952 432175 or email us on info@shropshirefestivals.co.uk

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