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

Oktoberfest is coming to Northampton this evening.
Oktoberfest is coming to Northampton this evening.

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

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.

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

The event is adults only with tickets for today (Sunday, October 8) costing £15 per person.

Included in the ticket price is a glass stein as well as one drink.

Tickets can be bought online from