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Big Lick Oktoberfest comes to downtown Roanoke, October 9th 2021.

The Bank of Botetourt Big Lick Oktoberfest celebration is returning for the first time since 2019 to downtown Roanoke.

Expect traditional German-style food, music and beer alongside dozens of local vendors and new activities with their event partner; Virginia Amateur Sports.

And big changes for 2021 – a new venue and a new price tag for patrons.

“We liked the idea of a massive venue allowing patrons to spread out as needed, so we’re headed to Elmwood Park! Plus, as we hope to bring the most economic impact into downtown as possible and because of our great sponsors, we are able to offer free general admission to the event for all patrons.” JD Sutphin, Owner and Creative Director, Big Lick Entertainment.

The Bank of Botetourt Big Lick Oktoberfest will be Saturday, October 9th from 12pm-7pm at Elmwood Park. An all ages and free general admission event.

“We are excited to partner with Big Lick Entertainment to offer Oktoberfest to our lineup of new events. The day will be filled with everything German with music, food, beers, games, and German themed competitions. This family fun festival will offer something for everyone, and I can’t wait for the Chicken Dance”. Dan Foutz, President, Virginia Amateur Sports.

Expect more announcements from Big Lick Entertainment regarding specific attractions, entertainment and more in the coming months as they prepare for this festival event. #biglickentertainment #biglickoktoberfest

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