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October 5, 2019 @ 4:00 pm
$40 – $50


Presented by The Water Dog and the Academy Center of the Arts

Riverfront Park



The Water Dog and the Academy Center of the Arts are proud to gather thousands of beer lovers together to “Prost like a Pro!” for Ocktoberfest! It’s that time of year when all of our lederhosen-clad and dirndl-sporting friends travel from far and wide to hoist a stein in celebration. Join us for a fanciful evening of Sierra Nevada festbier, feasting, costumes, dancing, raucous music, and more! Dress your best and brush up on your Chicken Dance skills!





*VIP Table for 8 Guests: $500.00

**General Admission Presale: $40.00

**General Admission Day-Of: $50.00

***Designated Driver: $30.00


*Includes eight (8) General Admission tickets (a $320 value) // THERE ARE ONLY FOUR (4) VIP TABLES AVAILABLE! Perfect for a group of friends or a way to say thank you to your best customers or employees, the VIP TABLES are the closet to the stage and – unlike General Admission tables – these tables WILL BE RESERVED FOR THE ENTIRE EVENT!

**Includes a contemporary German meal provided by The Water Dog, a commemorative beer stein, and one beer/pretzel/cupcake ticket.

***Includes a contemporary German meal provided by The Water Dog, a commemorative stein that you can use for water, lemonade or iced tea (your wristband will indicate that no beer is to be served to you), and a pretzel/cupcake ticket.





The Water Dog and The Academy reserve the right, without the refund of any portion of the ticket purchase price, to refuse admission to or eject any person whose conduct is deemed by The Water Dog or The Academy to be disorderly, overindulges in the alcohol provided, who uses vulgar or abusive language, or who fails to comply with these or other Riverfront Park rules and general principles of propriety.


October 5, 2019 @ 4:00 pm
$40 – $50


At the Academy Center of the Arts, the health and safety of our patrons, staff, performers, and volunteers is our priority. Like you, we are closely monitoring COVID-19 and its current impact on our community, and are following CDC guidelines and recommendations from local authorities and the Virginia Department of Health.

In response to current CDC recommendations, the requests of our performing artists, and to protect our community, everyone entering the Academy Center of the Arts’ facilities for Academy ticketed performances, classes, and gallery activities will be required to wear a face mask as of September 17, 2021.

– Guests must remain masked at all times, however, masks can be removed momentarily only when eating or drinking.

– Masks must fit snugly and cover the wearer’s nose and mouth.

– Masks will be readily available in our lobbies, galleries, and classrooms for patrons in need.

Upcoming events that require COVID-19 Vaccination OR Proof of Negative COVID-19 Diagnostic test result are listed at academycenter.org/health-safety-guidelines/.

Any patrons with tickets to an Academy performance that do not wish to comply with our current policies may receive a full refund through our Box Office, M-F, 12PM – 5PM, by phone at (434) 846-8499 or by email at [email protected].