Oktoberfest at Memorial Park!
Don’t miss our third annual Oktoberfest celebration on Sunday, October 6th from 1pm to 8pm!
A change in venue to Memorial Park in Riverside means the event will be bigger and better than ever.
We’ll be turning Memorial Park into a German beer hall with a special tapping of our Oktoberfest brews, live oompah music, German food, food trucks and traditional beer competitions and games.
Oktoberfest 2013 is a fundraiser for the Memorial Park Association and all proceeds will go to the organization.
The event has sold out the past two years so make sure to get your tickets before they’re gone.
Check out photos from last year’s event here… and read on for more details!
THE SWINGING BAVARIANS OOMPAH BAND
Traditional Oktoberfest songs, yodeling, slap-dancing and more! Check out their awesomeness at www.swingingbavarians.com.
Our Oktoberfest brew and el Jefe, a traditional German hefeweizen, will be available along with some other surprises!
Your ticket includes a pretzel made by local bakers Community Loaves.
We’ve partnered up with Jax Truckies and will have eight food trucks on-site, each serving at least one traditional German dish. Stay tuned for details on which food trucks will be participating!
TRADITIONAL BEER COMPETITIONS
Beer stein races, pretzel toss, beer stein holding contests…
Go out and get yourself a dirndl or some lederhosen now – anyone who comes dressed in authentic Oktoberfest attire gets a free pint of beer and big prizes will be awarded to the best-dressed guy and gal.
We’ll be crowning the King and Queen of Oktoberfest again this year! The King and Queen drink for free during the event and recieve free tickets to next year’s celebration.
General admission tickets include a souvenir Oktoberfest stein, a free stein fill, a giant pretzel from Community Loaves, live oompah music and other entertainment.
Food is NOT included in the general admission price but there will be a variety of food trucks parked on-site serving German fare!
$20 in advance
$25 at the door
Kids under 12 free
$50 in advance
We are selling a limited number of VIP tickets that include all-you-can-eat authentic German fare catered by Jacksonville Catering Team, a souvenir Oktoberfest stein, a free stein fill, a giant pretzel from Community Loaves, access to a VIP area with a private bar near the stage, live oompah music and more!
All-you-can-eat German fare includes:
- Authentic grilled German sausages (bratwurst, krautwurst, knockwurst, beef frankfurter, Bohemia smoky, Polish kielbasa, andouille, double smoked beefwurst, wieners, pickled pork & chicken sausage)
- A variety of condiments to adorn your sausage, including sweet onion sauce, sauerkraut, currywurst sauce and mustard
- Bavarian kartoffelsalat (German potato salad), a vinaigrette-based potato salad with bacon and onions
- Apple sauerkraut
- Bavarian red cabbage, sweetened and marinated
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