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Getting Here

Addison Circle Park: 4970 Addison Circle Addison, TX. 75001

The event entrance is located at the corner of Quorum Drive and Addison Circle.

Get Here on DART

By bus to the Addison Transit Center

Plan your visit to Addison Oktoberfest using DART’s GoPass® app. You also can visit DART.org or call DART Customer Service at 214-979-1111.

Free Parking

Millennium Garage (15455 North Dallas Parkway)

Colonnade Garage (15305 North Dallas Parkway)

Addison Circle One Garage (15601 Dallas Parkway)

Addison Circle Two Garage (15725 North Dallas Parkway)

**Handicap Parking available at DART parking lot (4925 Arapaho Road)

Frequently Asked Questions

1Event Hours & Ticket Information
Event Hours

September 16, 2021: 6pm - 11pm

September 17, 2021: 6pm - 12am

September 18, 2021: 12pm - 12am

September 19, 2021: 12pm - 5pm

Tickets
Purchase Tickets Here!

2Health & Safety

- The Town of Addison has taken enhanced health and safety measures to promote a safe gathering in accordance with current guidelines and recommendations.

- Enhanced Cleaning & Sanitization: Staff will disinfect surfaces regularly. Hand sanitizer stations available throughout the event.

- Social Distancing: Social circles, spaced out table seating, and improved layout to promote physical distancing.

- Face Coverings Required: Face coverings are required to be worn by all attendees ages 10+, event staff, vendors, and volunteers. Face coverings may be removed while seated or inside of a marked social circle.

- Reduced Contact: Programming & activities modified to reduce contact.

- Attendees are advised to stay at home if they have recently been diagnosed with or are currently experiencing symptoms of COVID-19, or if they’ve recently had close contact with someone who has COVID-19. Additional safety protocols will follow current CDC guidance. See

- Additional safety protocols will follow current CDC guidance. See our Health & Safety page for more details.

3Refund Policy

- Tickets will be refunded in the event of festival cancellation. In all refund cases, ticket buyers will received their full purchase face value including the ticket price and any additional fees.

- Attendees are advised to stay at home if they have recently been diagnosed with or are currently experiencing symptoms of COVID-19, or if they’ve recently had close contact with someone who has COVID-19. In the event of such illness or exposure, please contact the Addison Special Events Department for a ticket refund.

- No ticket exchanges will be issued.

4Cancellation Policy
All Addison festivals are rain or shine, subject to change or cancellation by Addison for extreme weather or other risk to public safety. Connect with us on social media for the latest updates.

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5How Can I Get Involved?

- Vendor Inquiries: Submit an application here.

- Entertainment Inquiries: Please contact Yesenia Saldivar

- Sponsorship Opportunities: Please contact Mike Brant

- Volunteer Opportunities: Please contact Stacy Love

6Parking

- FREE Festival Parking is located in the garages located on Arapaho Road and the Dallas North Tollway.

- Handicap parking is available at the DART parking lot, located at Quorum Drive and Arapaho Road.

7What Can I Bring?

Items ALLOWED

- Personal steins.

- Purses, handbags, diaper bags, and medium backpacks. All bags will be searched, please leave these items at home to avoid delayed entry.

- Strollers, children's wagons, and wheelchairs.

- Personal umbrellas not to exceed 50" in diameter.

- Medically-Necessary Supplies. Must be in prescription packaging with photo ID.

Items NOT ALLOWED

- NO large bags.

- NO pop-up tents or shade structures of any size.

- NO pets or other animals. Service animals are permitted.

- NO outside food or drinks. Food for infants and toddlers is permitted.

- NO illegal weapons, knives, or sharp objects.

- NO illegal substances.

- NO coolers.

- NO bicycles, skates, scooters, or skateboards.

- NO lawn chairs.

- NO laser pointers.

- NO fireworks or explosives.

- NO drones.

All patrons entering Addison Circle Park will go through a strict screening process. You will be asked to get rid of any prohibited items. Addison DOES NOT provide a check station for holding personal items.

8Can I Bring A Weapon Into The Event?
Citizens who possess a valid Texas License to Carry (LTC) permit will be allowed to bring their weapon into the event. Please check in with the Addison Police Officer at the front gate (or ask for assistance from the Guest Services tent near the Main Entrance) and be prepared to show your LTC. Shotguns, rifles, large knives, swords, battle axes, or any other weapons are not permitted.
9Purchasing Food & Beverage
Addison no longer sells Tasty Bucks (food coupons/tickets). All food and beverage vendors will accept direct payment, including cash, credit/debit card, and Tasty Bucks from previous years (Addison Tasty Bucks never expire). ATMs will also be available at the event.
10Re-entry
Guests who leave the event and plan to return on the same day must check out with event staff at a designated exit. When guests return to the park, they can enter through any lane at the Main Entrance with valid credentials. Normal admission screening required.
11Pet Policy

- NO pets are allowed. Only trained service animals will be permitted. The tasks performed by the service animal must be directly related to the person's disability. All service animals must remain on a leash or harness and may not be left unattended.

- ONLY Dachshund breed dogs participating in the Dachshund Dash will be permitted into Addison Circle Park on Sunday of the event. Pre-registration and proof of vaccinations are required and will be verified at admissions. Dachshunds must remain on a leash or harness and may not be left unattended. Owner is responsible for proper disposal of all pet waste.

12Are The Events Wheelchair Accessible?
Addison strives to make Addison Circle Park as ADA-Friendly as possible, but not all areas are easily accessible with a wheelchair or stroller. Please be aware that much of the park is natural terrain, with uneven surfaces and the potential for mud. Accessible restrooms are available throughout the park.
13Is This A Family-Friendly Event?

- Yes! Attendees of all ages are welcome to enjoy the festivities.

- Admission is free for children ages 9 and under.

- A variety of free activities and attractions are offered throughout the festival. Check out our Fun for Die Familie page for more details.

- The Infant Care Lounge, which offers a baby changing and feeding station, is located in the center of the festival grounds.

14Why Is Oktoberfest Held In September?
Addison Oktoberfest coincides with the opening of the 16-day festival in Munich, Germany. The original celebration began on October 10, 1810 to celebrate the royal wedding of Crown Prince Ludwig of Bavaria and Princess Therese of Saxon-Hildeburghausen. In 1880, the festival was scheduled to start in September so the festival could enjoy more pleasant weather.
15Where Do I Pick Up My Ticket Package?
Attendees shall present their printed ticket or digital ticket on their mobile device at the Festival Merch Tent to redeem ticket package swag items.
16Video & Photography

- Video surveillance cameras are used in Addison Circle Park.

- An official event photographer will be taking photos during the event.

- Patrons attending the event may be pictured in event marketing.

- While cell phones and personal cameras are permitted, attendees may not record music performances.

17Road Closures

- Sign up to receive event road closure updates here!

- If you have any questions regarding Road or Park Closures, please feel free to contact the Special Events office at 972-450-2800.

18Lost & Found

- During event hours, a lost and found is located at the Information Booth on the north side of the park near Addison Circle.

- After hours please contact the Addison Police Department at pdrecords@addisontx.gov with your name, contact number, and a description of the lost item.

Contact Us

Special Events Office
General Information
specialeventsinfo@addisontx.gov
972-450-2800

Monica Marsh
Vendor Inquiries
mmarsh@addisontx.gov
972-450-6281

Mike Brant
Sponsorship Inquiries
mike@milezeroinc.com
847-361-0318

Kelly Hunter
Media & PR Inquiries
kelly@shiromasouthwest.com
O: 972-732-6100, C: 972-489-4361