Celebrate Texas-Style Oktoberfest
SHARE A TEXAS-STYLE ‘PROST’ AT THE 26th ANNUAL ADDISON OKTOBERFEST, SEPTEMBER 19-22, 2013 AT ONE OF THE LARGEST AND MOST AUTHENTIC CELEBRATIONS IN THE U.S.
For over 25 years, the most authentic Oktoberfest celebration outside of Munich has been held in Addison, Texas. This year, over 70,000 fans will come together September 19-22, 2013 to share a love of polka, German food and, of course, the same Paulaner Bier that will be served at Bavaria’s favorite festival. As a part of its award-winning tradition, the Town of Addison has timed their festival to coincide with the famed Munich Oktoberfest and Addison Oktoberfest will also feature much of the same music, folk dancing, sing-a-longs plus great German food and entertainment.
“People often ask why our Oktoberfest is in September,” says Barbara Kovacevich, Director of Special Events for the Town of Addison. “We schedule Addison Oktoberfest to coincide with the opening of the world renowned Oktoberfest celebration in Munich, and we work to make it as authentic as possible.”
This year, the Munich Evergreens travel from Germany to headline the entertainment line line-up, along with Grammy-award winning polka legends Brave Combo and dozens of authentic German entertainers. Oktoberfest guests, who visit Addison from all over the Southwest and beyond, will enjoy fun contests such as dachshund races, bier barrel bowling, a German Idol yodeling contest, a German spelling bee and more! Guests wanting a more intimate experience can register to dine at the Brau Haus, with full service Bavarian dining and an exclusive menu. Seatings for the $49 package are available Thursday through Saturday. Or enjoy the Teutonic tradition of kuchen and kaffee at the Oktoberfest’s authentic bakery and café!
Make an Oktoberfest weekend of it: Book an Addison Oktoberfest Hotel Package which includes lodging, event tickets, and a commemorative stein– but book early, packages are limited.
What: Addison Oktoberfest
Named one of the country’s most authentic Oktoberfest celebrations by Forbes and USA Today, Addison Oktoberfest features four days of family-oriented entertainment. German entertainers in authentic costumes perform traditional Bavarian folk dances, schuhplattling, oompah music, sing-a-longs, yodels and more. A special “Oktoberfest” Paulaner Bier is served along with several types of German sausage, sauerkraut, strudel, giant pretzels and more. There are carnival rides, midway games, children’s entertainment and activities and a 5K run and 1 mile fun run benefiting Wipe Out Kids’ Cancer. Guests can register to dine at the Brau Haus for a full service dining experience featuring an exclusive menu at www.addisontexas.net. Brau Haus seatings are $49 and includes Oktoberfest admission.
When: September 19-22, 2013
Where: 4970 Addison Circle Dr. Free parking located at the northwest corner of Dallas Pkwy. and Arapaho Rd.
Cost: Thursday, September 19, 2013 6 p.m. – 11.p.m. FREE
Friday, September 20, 2013 6 p.m. – Midnight $10
Saturday, September 21, 2013 12 noon – 5 p.m. $5
5 p.m. — Midnight $10
Sunday, September 22, 2032 Noon – 5 p.m. $5
Discount evening tickets available at DFW area Albertson’s Market stores.
Special Pricing: Advance Packages for $30 (purchased on EventBrite only)
Includes: One-day admission ticket, $10 in Tasty Bucks coupons, commemorative souvenir stein
Advance Purchase of Tasty Bucks
Avoid the event lines…purchase $20 in Tasty Bucks and get $5 FREE (on Eventbrite Only)
General Info: Visit www.addisontexas.net