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Achtung, y’all! Oktoberfest Fort Worth is back

Posted Sept. 11, 2017

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Oktoberfest Fort Worth will take place at The Shack at Panther Island Pavilion, which includes a large bier hall and two biergartens.

Oktoberfest Fort Worth is a Munich-style celebration so authentic you’ll forget you’re in Texas. Guests will enjoy traditional German food, music, dancing and more Sept. 21-23 at The Shack at Panther Island, 395 Purcey St.

New for 2017 is the Oktoberfest Midway with rides the whole family will enjoy. The festival kicks off with Thursday’s ceremonial Tapping of the Kegs, and the fun continues through Saturday with dachshund races, German-style competitions, the Oktoberfest Olympics, traditional German vendors, the Oktoberfest Run und Ride and more

Entertainment will include traditional German music, on multiple stages, from entertainers like Brave Combo, Alpenmusikaten, Walburg Boys, Alpine Village Band, Das Ist Lustig and more.

Spaten beer will be served, along with other fall and Oktoberfest craft beers from around the country. Traditional German food offerings such as bratwursts, pretzels, crepes, strudel, schnitzel and German potato pancakes will be available. Festival goers can enjoy the air-conditioned Spaten Hall as well as multiple outdoor and tented biergartens.

Festival tickets range from $5-$15 and are available for purchase through Sept. 20.

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