Addison Oktoberfest

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The most authentic Oktoberfest this side of Munich opens this evening in Addison.  For almost three decades the Addison Oktoberfest has opened the same weekend as the German celebration.

Admission is free tonight, but starting Friday you’ll need a ticket and they have a very special way to experience Oktoberfest for those that take their Lederhosen seriously!

“The VIP Experience with Chamberlain’s BrauHaus which is back this year and not to be missed, is a great way to experience Oktoberfest.” said The City of Addison’s Director of Public Communications Mary Rosenbleeth.

The Chamberlain’s BrauHuas ticket includes a three course dinner with beer pairings that will have two seatings each evening.

On the sweet side of Addison Oktoberfest you will find Oma’s German Treats serving traditional German cakes, fritters and cheesecakes at the Kaffee und Kuchen Haus.

“Kaffee und Kuchen is coffee and cake and it’s a special time in the afternoon, usually around three o’clock, where you get together with friends and family” said President of Oma’s German Treats Nancy Taylor.

They expect more than 75,000 people will experience the four-day event, which includes all sorts of German-themed events like a yodeling contest, Dachshund races, barrel rolling, and more.

Addison Oktoberfest opens this evening at 6 pm and the tapping of the keg is at 8 pm.

JD Ryan is learning German…Around Town!

Online:  Addison Oktoberfest  |  Oma’s German Treats

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