Shropshire Oktoberfest

A group at Shropshire Oktoberfest
11 Oct 2021
This month’s Shropshire Oktoberfest event attracted 10,000 people to Shrewsbury’s Quarry. The event from the award-winning Shropshire Festivals team took place on October 1 and 2. For the first time in the event’s 4-year history, tickets for Saturday night sold out, and the Chrisbeon VIP tent sold out on both days. Local solicitors, Aaron and Partners, held a corporate party at the event. Stuart...
A group at Shropshire Oktoberfest
21 Sep 2021
The town’s biggest beer festival is set to return on Friday 1st and Saturday 2nd October. Shropshire Oktoberfest is set to come back to the Quarry with a bang! Independent brewers from the region and beyond will be serving up to 150 real ales. If ale isn’t your drink, there will be lager, cider and perry on tap too. The Buttermarket will have a rum shack and Gindifferent will bring their finest...
The Shropshire Festivals team with Jean-Christophe Novelli
08 Sep 2021
Shropshire Festivals are celebrating a successful Shrewsbury Food Festival weekend. The event was attended by thousands of people who enjoyed a sunny September weekend. Sunday’s visitors had the opportunity to meet multi-Michelin star celebrity chef - Jean-Christophe Novelli. Over 180 different independent businesses and producers attended to provide food, drink, homeware and craft stalls. There...
Oompah performers at Shropshire Oktoberfest
07 Oct 2019
The third Shropshire Oktoberfest at Shrewsbury’s Quarry has been deemed a success by the organisers, Shropshire Festivals. Early calculations show around 12,000 people attended the two-day event, which is more than last year’s event. The new addition of a silent disco proved popular with festival goers, with 500 headsets in almost constant use on the Saturday of the event. The organisers reported...
Singer performs on Shropshire Oktoberfest stage
30 Sep 2019
Local insurance broker firm, Rees Astley, turned 50 this year. As part of anniversary celebrations they have taken on sponsorship of the live music stage at this year’s Shropshire Oktoberfest. The beer festival is set to take place in Shrewsbury’s Quarry Park on October 4 and 5. Local brewers from across the region will be serving up hundreds of different ales, with festival goers due to turn out...
Festival goers enjoying the drinks at Shropshire Oktoberfest
26 Sep 2019
Shropshire Oktoberfest has fast become the county’s biggest drinks festival in the two years since it launched. The festival organisers are reported to be avoiding mainstream beer brands, instead focusing on bringing together the region’s best brewers and drinks aficionados to celebrate what Shropshire has to offer. Shropshire Festivals Director of Fun, Beth Heath, comments, “Food has always been...
Couple enjoying last year's Shropshire Oktoberfest
18 Sep 2019
The huge Shropshire Oktoberfest beer tent is soon to be erected at Shrewsbury’s Quarry for the event on October 4 and 5. The award-winning team behind some of the county’s most successful events are busy coordinating brewers from across the region to serve up over 150 real ales at the event, which will also feature bars serving up local lager, cider and perry, with a prosecco parlour, gin den,...
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