Walk around Historic Frederick and then partake in the town's Oktoberfest celebration. If you register for the walk, you receive free admission to the Oktoberfest!

what is the event

Frederick Octoberfest

Traditional Walk

SN: 116045 - 2021

when is the event

Future event (not yet open)

Starting Sat, Oct 2nd, 2021 for 1 day

Start table open: Registration 9:00am - Noon; must finish walk by 3pm

where is the event

Frederick, Maryland

The address/location to the start table for mapping services such as Google or Siri is as follows:

Frederick Fairgrounds, 797 E Patrick St, Frederick, MD 21701

WARNING: The map pin is for reference only and may not accurately indicate the start box location or the event start.

reasons to do the event

Special programs

Airports - Celebrating American Flight

Little Free Libraries

Rockin' Around the Clock

Walking with America's Veterans

CC: Frederick County


Special programs that are applicable to all events or all walks are not shown to reduce clutter.

Long description

There are 10 km and 5 km trails. Both the 10 km and 5 km trails go to the Airport; then the 10 km continues to the Historic Downtown Frederick along the Carroll Creek Park. . Trails are on sidewalks and roadsides . The trails are user friendly for wagons, wheelchairs and strollers, though some difficulty may be encountered where there are no curb cuts. AVA Special Programs: Airport (on both 5k &10k trails); Clocks, Little Free Library, and Veterans (these 3 on the 10k trail ONLY !)

conditions for the event

Distance: 5k/10k, Rating: 2A

Restrooms: Yes

Pets: Yes

Strollers: Medium

Wheelchairs: Medium


The Seneca Valley Sugarloafers charges all participants over 12 a $3 fee. Walkers will enjoy FREE ENTRY into the Oktoberfest! The Fairgrounds will be turned into a German Village with food and drink, music, dancing, many vendors, children's events, and more. This Oktoberfest is produced by the Rotary Clubs of Frederick County to benefit local charities. Oktoberfest information: www.frederickoktoberfest.org

Awards and fees: IVV Credit Only

how to get to the event

Driving to the start

Frederick Fairgrounds, 797 E Patrick St., Frederick, MD 21701. Start Table is located within the Fairgrounds, beyond entrance gate 1 for the Oktoberfest. DIRECTIONS TO VOLKSMARCH PARKING: On I-70 West: Take Exit 56 (East Patrick St.). Continue on East Pat-rick St. ****Turn LEFT on Franklin St at light.; then RIGHT into grass parking lot, which is across from Gate 1 of Fairground. Park and walk across E. Patrick St. to Gate 1 of Fairground. Look straight ahead for our Volksmarch START table. Parking is free, but you may make a donation to the Rotary Clubs ! On I-70 East: Take Exit 56 (East Patrick St.). Turn RIGHT at end of exit onto Rt. # 144. This will merge with East Patrick St. Continue on East Patrick St. Follow from **** above.

event sponsor

Seneca Valley Sugarloafers (AVA-0419)

Event website: sugarloafers.org

point of contact

Click inside the box to send an email to the POC.