It’s almost time for Addison Oktoberfest! This year Addison’s Oktoberfest will take place from September 17th – September 20th and they have so many things to offer this year.
Tapping of the Keg – Join the Mayor of Addison on Thursday night with an Official Keg Tapping from an original Paulaner Keg from Munich, in the Schloss Addison Tent at 8 pm.
Addison Biz-Spiele – Assemble a team of colleagues and clients to compete in a variety of Oktoberfest games and earn bragging rights and other great prizes. Games begin at 6 pm on Thursday at the Draught Haus in the Addison Conference Centre.
German Spelling Bee – Think you have what it takes to be the Addison Oktoberfest Spelling Bee Champion? Join your fellow guests in this fun, family-friendly competition located at the Bowl Stage at 8 pm on Friday evening.
German Idol – Addison’s original Yodeling Competition is back! Join your fellow guests in this fun, family-friendly competition located at the Bowl Stage at 9 pm Friday evening.
Addison Oktoberfest Run for the Children 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run – Working to eradicate pediatric cancer, Wipe Out Kids Cancer, and the Oktoberfest Run for the Children work together to raise funds for cancer research.
Bier Barrel Events – Bier Barrel Rolling: Assemble a team and come out to the Bowl Stage to test your skills at rolling a Paulaner Bier Keg down the course and back to your teammate using one hand. The winning team will receive a prize package presented by Flying Saucer of Addison! Events are on Saturday at 3 pm and 4:30 pm on the Bowl Stage. Bier Barrel Bowling: Roll a mini Paulaner Kegling down the alley and try to get a strike for fun prizes presented by Addison Businesses. Events are on Saturday at 5:30 pm and 7 pm on the Bowl Stage.
DAWG Pretzel Run Agility Course – The Dallas Agility Working Group (DAWG) brings dogs of all breeds and sizes to run an agility obstacle course which includes a giant 80-foot pretzel tunnel!
“Dach” Sunday Parade – Lovingly prized for their sleek bodies, short legs, sharp minds and sweet dispositions, Dachshunds steal the show with a parade of their own at 1:00 pm on the main stage.
“Dach” Sunday Dash – Presented by Raising Canes and Pappy’s Pet Lodge. Register your speedy little four leggers to participate in the 11th annual Dachshund Dash! Prizes will be awarded to the top three wieners.
Draught Haus presented by Prestige Community Credit Union – Grab a cold bier and tavern style snacks and enjoy the outdoor Paulaner biergarten, or come inside the Addison Conference Centre to catch up on the latest U.S. and German sporting event on multiple big screens. Saturday afternoon the Bowl Stage will host the Bier Barrel Events that include Bier Barrel Rolling and Bier Barrel Kegling Bowling.
Arts & Crafts Vendors – While at Addison Oktoberfest, don’t forget to stop by the Arts & Crafts Village and visit one of the many different vendors in the Artist Corner and Market.
Talley Amusement Carnival – Enjoy great rides and games from Talley Amusements!
Family Fun Zone – Enjoy great entertainment and activities for the family with Face Painting & Bubble Runners at Addison Oktoberfest!