Thursday, August 6, 2009

Enumclaw Oktoberfest

Beer, brats, bands, and liederhosen – Enumclaw Oktoberfest gears up with all of that plus a whole lot more for the whole family to enjoy. Celebrate the way the Bavarians do at the Enumclaw Expo Center (formerly the King County Fairgrounds) as the City of Enumclaw presents its first Oktoberfest, October 9-10, 2009 from 10AM-10PM both days.

The City of Enumclaw has partnered with the Washington Beer Commission in efforts to bring a taste of the finest brews from around the state. With fifteen breweries bringing over 40 beers to taste – you are sure to find a couple to become your new fall favorites.

Bring the whole family - there is plenty to do for all ages. Kids can decorate a Lebkeuchen Heart, pick a pumpkin and paint it, enjoy free kids crafts of German apple stamping and pinwheel making. Don’t let the fun stop there. Grab a brat and a rootbeer float from the “rootbeer garden for kids.

Whether you are looking for the Edelweiss or the modern polka, Enumclaw Oktoberfest will offer a diverse selection of German music and dancers including the Smilin’ Scandinavians, Enzian Shuhplattler Dancers, Folk Voice, and Alpenfolk. There is sure to be one of your favorites to raise your stein to throughout the day.

Tickets go on sale September 1, 2009. Adult admission $7.00, Children and Seniors $5.00. For more information visit or call 360/825-3594.

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