Martinsville, Virginia


42nd Annual Martinsville Uptown Oktoberfest

Are you ready to immerse yourself in a day of vibrant festivities, delicious food, and lively music? Look no further than the 42nd Annual Oktoberfest in Martinsville, VA! Located in Uptown Martinsville, this street festival promises an entertaining experience for the whole family. Whether you're a local or a visitor, mark your calendars because Oktoberfest 2023 is an event you won't want to miss.

When and Where? 

Date: Saturday, October 7th*
Time: 11:00 am
Location: Uptown Martinsville, VA
Admission: Free for all ages!

Oktoberfest in Uptown Martinsville is a celebration of community, culture, and creativity. This year, the festival promises an exciting lineup of activities and attractions suitable for all ages. Whether you're a fan of arts and crafts or simply crave some mouthwatering food, there's something here for everyone to enjoy.

Vendor Village

One of the highlights of Oktoberfest are the vendors! Local artisans and crafters showcase their talents, from handmade art and crafts to holiday decorations, jewelry, and household accessories. Discover a treasure trove of unique items to take home or gift to loved ones.

Delightful Food Vendors

Prepare your taste buds for a culinary adventure! The festival boasts an array of food vendors serving up a variety of delicious dishes. From classic festival fare to savory treats that'll satisfy your cravings, there's no shortage of delectable options to indulge in.

Family-Friendly Fun

Oktoberfest is designed with families in mind, making it the perfect outing for everyone. Kids can enjoy a plethora of activities and interactive arts and crafts. Parents can rest easy knowing their little ones are having a blast in a safe and entertaining environment.

Raise a Toast in the Beer Garden

For adults looking to unwind, the Oktoberfest Beer Garden is the place to be. Sample a selection of beers while enjoying live music and the company of fellow festival-goers. It's a great spot to relax and soak up the vibrant atmosphere.

Live Music & Entertainment

Prepare to be serenaded by talented local musicians and entertainers throughout the day. Live performances add a dynamic and lively dimension to the festival, creating an atmosphere of celebration and joy.

Career Row

Explore exciting career opportunities at Oktoberfest's Career Row, where employers will be on hand to chat about their current job openings. Whether you're seeking a fresh start or considering a career change, this is your chance to connect with potential employers and take the next step in your professional journey. Don't miss this unique opportunity to network and explore new horizons!

Vendor Opportunities

If you're an artist, crafter, or a local business owner interested in participating in this fantastic event, contact Kimberly at to obtain rules and registration forms.

Thank You to Sponsors

Oktoberfest 2023 wouldn't be possible without the generous support of sponsors. A heartfelt thank you goes out to BTW21, The Lester Group, New College Institute, ValleyStar Credit Union, and VA Breeze for their contributions, helping to make this festival a memorable experience for our community.

Join Us at Oktoberfest 2023!

Gather your family and friends, and make your way to Uptown Martinsville for the 42nd Annual Oktoberfest. With free admission and a wide array of activities and attractions, this event is your ticket to a day filled with fun, culture, and community spirit. See you there!

*Rain date is scheduled for Saturday, October 14th.