48th annual Richmond Oktoberfest happening at RIR today

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — The 48th Annual Oktoberfest is happening today.

There will be food, beer and fun for the whole family.

Master of Ceremonies and president of Oktoberfest of Richmond, Inc., Hans Stienen spoke with 8News about the event.


“Because we’re so crowded, we’re opening the doors at 3 in the afternoon instead of 6 o’clock,” Stienen said. “We hope to attract people with small children and the older folks who may not want to drive after dark.”

The event runs from 3 p.m. until midnight tonight at the Old Dominion Building at the Richmond International Raceway.

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