Addison Oktoberfest Celebrates 35 Years as the Country’s Best Bavarian Blast

Addison Oktoberfest Celebrates 35 Years as the Country's Best Bavarian BlastProst to 35 years of Addison Oktoberfest! The four-day festival has been recognized as one of the most authentic Oktoberfest celebrations outside of Munich since its inception more than three decades ago. Each year, people come together to revel in German culture, food, music and bier, enjoying a taste of the original Oktoberfest with a purely Texan twist.

Experience Addison Circle Park amid the sounds of polka bands and other traditional entertainers on three stages, and participate in special games for bier lovers, kinder folk, dachshunds and more.  Dance in the Partyhalle, a 30,000-square-foot open-air tent with a performance stage, dancefloor and seating for over 1,000. Guests who want to up their Partyhalle experience can purchase tables on the Spectrum Reach Partyhalle Deck on Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings. Tables come with admission for eight guests, along with a commemorative .5L stein, beverage token, and souvenir lapel pin for each guest.

Oktoberfest guests, who visit Addison from all over the Southwest and beyond, will enjoy fun contests such as dachshund races, bier barrel rolling, Masskrugstemmen (stein holding), Biergarten Bingo and more. The event offers fun for all ages, with special activities for kids, and unique shopping opportunities in the Marktplatz. Don’t forget your dirndl and lederhosen – dressing for the occasion is enthusiastically encouraged.

Make an Oktoberfest weekend of it: Book an Addison Oktoberfest Hotel Package, which includes quality lodging, two event admission tickets, two commemorative pins, two commemorative .5L steins and two Paulaner biers – but book early, as packages are limited. Addison Oktoberfest Celebrates 35 Years as the Country's Best Bavarian Blast

While often questioned about hosting a festival called Oktoberfest during the month of September, Addison times its festival to open the same weekend as the Munich celebration traditionally does. It’s a part of the town’s efforts to make Addison Oktoberfest the most authentic Oktoberfest celebration in North America.

EVENT SPECIFICS:

What:          Addison Oktoberfest

Named one of the country’s most authentic Oktoberfest celebrations by Forbes and USA Today, Addison Oktoberfest features four days of family-oriented entertainment. German entertainers in authentic costumes perform traditional Bavarian folk dances, oompah music, sing-a-longs, yodels and more. A special “Oktoberfest” Paulaner Bier is served along with several types of German sausage, schnitzel, sauerkraut, strudel, giant pretzels and more. There are interactive games, dachshund races and children’s entertainment. Wear your lederhosen or dirndls for even more fun!

When:         Sept. 15-18, 2022

Thursday, Sept. 15, 2022      6 p.m. – 11 p.m.

                      Friday, Sept. 16, 2022            6 p.m. – midnight

                      Saturday, Sept. 17, 2022       noon – midnight

                      Sunday, Sept. 18, 2022          noon – 5 p.m.

Where:        Addison Circle Park, 4970 Addison Circle, Addison.

Free parking:       Millennium Garage (15455 N. Dallas Parkway)

Colonnade Garage (15305 N. Dallas Parkway)

Addison Circle One Garage (15601 N. Dallas Parkway)

Addison Circle Two Garage (15725 N. Dallas Parkway)

Accessible parking is available at the DART Transit Center (4925 Arapaho Road)

Tickets: General Admission

Thursday, Sept. 15 FREE

Friday, Sept. 16 – Saturday, Sept. 17  $10 ages 10+, Under 10 FREE

Sunday, Sept. 18 FREE

Addison Oktoberfest Paket

$40: Includes one two-day pass (Friday & Saturday), one commemorative .5L stein, 2 beverage tokens and one commemorative lapel pin. Limited quantity available. A $49 value.

Addison Hotelpaket

Book an Addison Oktoberfest hotel package and enjoy special rates on quality accommodations, two general admission tickets, two beverage tokens, two commemorative lapel pins, and two commemorative .5L steins (while supplies last).

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