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Meerkerk Gardens Octoberfest

October 7, 2023 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Meerkerk Gardens celebrates fall with their Octoberfest and fall plant sale.

The festival happens from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. on Saturday, October 7 just as the gardens start flashing fabulous fall color. Enjoy the sights, sounds, and tastes of Bavaria.

The Oompah-sters German Band will be performing from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. and is composed of members and guests of Whidbey’s Saratoga Orchestra. The ensemble performs traditional German Beer Hall music, rollicking polkas, lively marches, and more.

Accordion player Lori Hansen will be performing from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on the gazebo stage. Save your appetite for a hot bratwurst from The Chef in the Black Bandana.

The Beer Garden offering beer from Whidbey Island’s Thirsty Crab Brewery will wet your whistle.

Rhododendrons also will be a big part of this festive event. Check out the nursery! Choose from hundreds of plants on display just in time for the fall planting season.

Adult admission to Octoberfest is $10 – payable at the Meerkerk gatehouse entry by cash, check, credit card, or prepay on our website.

Parking is limited, so please carpool, take the bus, ride a bike, or walk if possible.

Kids under 16 are free. Dogs on a leash are welcome. Wander Meerkerk Gardens and enjoy the changing fall scenery. The gardens are located at 3531 Meerkerk Lane in Greenbank. Bring a lawn chair!

We look forward to seeing you at the Gardens!

Purchase your tickets here


October 7, 2023
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Meerkerk Gardens
3531 Meerkerk Lane
Greenbank, WA 98253 United States
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