Market Common to host Oktoberfest

Myrtle Beach, SC - MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) – The Market Common is hosting the annual Oktoberfest Festival in Valor Park Oct. 1 – Oct. 3.

This will be the third year of the event, and will extend to Sunday for the first time.

On Friday, Oct. 1 from 5 p.m. – 9 p.m., an Oktoberfest Concert will be performed by the Paul Grimshaw Band and will also include:

  • German food from Gordon Biersch, King Street Grille and Divine Prime.
  • A selection of over 30 beers including Gordon Biersch Festbier, German favorites and Oktoberfest Craft Beers.

On Saturday, Oct. 2 from 12 p.m. – 6 p.m., the Oktoberfest German Festival will continue with and added KidZone:

  • Authentic German music with The Rheingold Band will be performed.
  • Oktoberfest KidZone will include free face painting, a balloon artist and bounce houses. $5 pony rides will be offered.
  • The "Root Beer Relay Race" will have teams of two competing for the Oktoberfest Champ title by racing to fill up Gordon Biersch growlers with root beer.
  • German food and beer will again be available.

On Sunday, Oct. 3 from 1 p.m. – 5 p.m., the festival will continue to offer authentic music by The Rheingold Band, German food and beer.

For more information, visit or call 843-839-3500.

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