Gnarly Hops & Barley Fest presents:

2017 Hoptoberfest

When: September 3, 2017
Where: Culpeper, VA

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2017 Hoptoberfest

Culpeper Renaissance Inc. (CRI) is proud to serve up the 2nd Annual Hoptoberfest – a Gnarly Hops fall celebration. Hoptoberfest will take place on Sunday, September 3, 2017, from Noon – 5:00 PM in the Depot District in Downtown Culpeper. This event will feature live music, tasty local food, and great brews on-site. Break out your lederhosen and join us for a variety of craft beers in one place for you to sample. You are sure to discover a new favorite. Only a limited number of advanced tickets will be on sale, so get your tickets beginning July 20th... you won't want to miss Culpeper's Hoptoberfest, happening in Downtown Culpeper.

Follow us at www.facebook.com/gnarlyhops.

Information regarding our past events can be seen here.

We'll have an array of beer...

«Get your beer list and map here.»

...plenty of food...

...exhibitors galore...

...and music too!


Someone Else's Problem

Someone Else’s Problem is a three-piece classic rock band based in Culpeper, Virginia.

The group, which has been performing in and around the Culpeper area since 2014, plays predominantly classics from artists from the 1960s through the early 2000s.

Styles include classic rock from artists such as Hendrix, the Rolling Stones, the Beatles and Led Zeppelin, popular alternatives acts such as Talking Heads, David Bowie and Sublime, and even forays into jazz-influenced music from artists including Van Morrison.

The band consists of guitarist/vocalist Vincent Vala, guitarist/vocalist Aubrey Driggers and drummer Bob Salo.

The trio plays regularly at local venues including The Davis Street Pier, Far Gohn Brewery, Mountain Run Winery and Bald Top Brewery.
11:45am - 1:45pm



Henry featuring members from Gold Top County Ramblers is a tribute act
2pm - 5pm

Where is it?

2017 Hoptoberfest will be located at the Downtown Depot in Culpeper, Virginia.

Culpeper, VA offers a wide assortment of accomodations and attractions. An event and parking map will be shared here soon.


Tickets will be available starting July 20!

So, now that you know what, when, and where, you're ready to get your tickets. Right?


Or maybe you want to know what your ticket gets you? Or maybe you want to know where you can buy tickets offline? Find out in the FAQ below!

~ September 3, 2017 ~

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Still have questions?

Gnarly Hops & Barley Fest is brought to you by:
Culpeper Renaissance, Inc.
127 West Davis St, Culpeper, VA

This event is RAIN or SHINE!

Sorry, but there are no refunds. This event is RAIN or SHINE! See more details here.

Sorry, but while we are pet lovers, for the comfort of all guests, pets are not permitted.

Sorry, coolers are not permitted, but picnic baskets and lawn chairs are welcome.

Yes, picnic baskets and lawn chairs are welcome.

Tasting are for those 21+. Please bring ID.

Gnarly Hops events are geared toward adults. Therefore activities for children will not be available at the event. However, children are welcome (children 12 and under are free).

Parking availability can be seen here.

VOLUNTEER opportunities are available, please contact CRI at 540-825-4416 for further information.

$30 advance ticket ($40 at the door) includes:

• General admission for 1 to the event
• 1 commemorative Hoptoberfest tasting glass
• 10 - 4oz. craft beer tastings

$5 non-drinking tickets will be available for purchase at the gate on the day of the event.

With only a limited number of advanced tickets available for the Hoptoberfest event, CRI is encouraging those 21-and-older who would like to attend to purchase tickets early to ensure a spot at this exciting new downtown event. Advance tickets may be purchased beginning July 20th at gnarlyhops.eventbrite.com, or at the following retail locations:

Far Gohn Brewing Company
301 S East St
Culpeper, VA 22701

Randy's Flowers by Endless Creations
211 West Evans St
Culpeper, VA 22701

174 East Davis Street
Culpeper, VA 22701

*$1 convenience fee for credit

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