Fall in the Lowcountry is a truly special time. Each year, this season brings refreshing temperatures, beautiful foliage, and festive events to the region. Autumn is a perfect season to sit back, relax, and enjoy South Carolina’s splendor. In addition to roasting marshmallows over a campfire, strolling through Old Town Bluffton as the leaves change, and enjoying a local cup of coffee, you’ll want to attend the Bluffton Oktoberfest this fall! For a complete list of the best seasonal activities in the area, be sure to request access to our complimentary Bluffton Vacation Guide!
Why You Need to Attend the Bluffton Oktoberfest
Festive Fun for the Whole Family
Whether you’re enjoying a couples’ getaway with your special someone or meeting family in town, there’s a fun activity for everyone waiting at the Bluffton Oktoberfest! Since 2004, this homegrown event has helped Old Town Bluffton locals and visitors alike get into the holiday spirit. It has always been free to attend, so there’s no excuse not to come out and celebrate Bluffton’s unique, local culture! Some of the attractions to expect include a classic car show and plenty of local shopping.
Tasty Beer and Brats
The Bluffton Oktoberfest is also known as The Bluffton Beer and Brats Festival, and for good reason! Each year, this afternoon event hosts numerous local food vendors. In previous years, festival-goers enjoyed beer on tap, fresh pretzels, and classic German sausages from vendors like the Bluffton Oyster Company, The Cottage, Sippin’ Cow, and Southern Spice. Though the vendors vary annually, you’ll be treated to delicious food and drink from some of the Bluffton’s best restaurants!
Live Music and Fun Activities
Another reason to check out the Bluffton Oktoberfest is to treat yourself to some live music! Local bands like The Rhinelanders Genuine Oompah Band and the B-Town Playaz have been known to grace the stage, so be sure to stop by and jam out.
The best way to spend some quality time with loved ones this fall is to book a stay at Old Town Bluffton Inn! Our elegant, family-owned inn is tucked in the heart of the Lowcountry, just off the beaten path. Once you arrive, you notice the concept of “ordinary” slip away. You fall in love with the comfort and luxury that surrounds as you step into our French Eclectic foyer. Each guest room is named after one of the Lowcountry’s most influential figures and boasts plush beds, hand-picked decor, and premium amenities that make you feel right at home. Fall is the perfect time to look out from your open-air balcony and enjoy the sights and sounds of Old Town Bluffton, South Carolina!