The city of Jackson is preparing for this year’s Octoberfest. This year’s event will be held on the weekend of October 5th and 6th, 2018. Octoberfest will take place on the lawn of the Cape County Court House. Octoberfest will feature live music as well as craft beer and German cuisine. The event serves as an annual fundraiser for Uptown Jackson Revitalization. The organization also serves as the event’s beer vendor. This will be the first year Octoberfest will be a two day event. There will be a corn hole tournament along with a pet parade and crafts, in the History center, as this year’s main events.