Northampton County Ground to host first Bavarian-style beer festival this weekend

The County Ground is set to turn its indoor arena into a Bavarian village tonight, offering drinkers speciality beers shipped straight from Germany to Northampton.

Saturday, 7th October 2017, 8:29 pm
Updated Tuesday, 12th December 2017, 7:18 am
Oktoberfest is coming to Northampton this evening.

As part of the three-day Oktoberfest, Northamptonshire County Cricket Club is asking festival-goers to don wigs, hats, Lederhosen and Bavarian maid outfits to celebrate.

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The indoor event, which kick-started last night, will offer Oktoberfest-style food such - including German sausage - as well as a yodelling Oompah band.

The event is adults only with tickets for tonight (Saturday, October 7) costing £19.50 per person while Sunday entry is £15 per person.

Included in the ticket price is a glass stein as well as one drink.Tickets can be bought online from