Oktoberfest Fort Worth Is Back!
The 3-day German festival returns to The Shack at Panther Island Pavilion, September 21-23, 2017.
FORT WORTH, TX— Achtung, y’all! 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 much more. Lederhosen approved and 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 YP 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 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 also 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 online through September 20. Advance tickets are guaranteed a free 2017 commemorative Oktoberfest stein. While supplies last, a limited number of steins will be available for tickets purchased at the gate. Admission is free for children under 12 years of age with a paying adult. Hilton Garden Inn Midtown, the official hotel of Oktoberfest Fort Worth, is offering a 15% discount to festival guests – so relax and make a weekend of it!
Reata Restaurant brings back its unique pop-up German dining option – Reata Haus. The VIP dining experience, treats guests to an authentic three-course meal complete with non-alcoholic beverages, gratuity and air-conditioned seating. Other perks include complimentary festival admission and a commemorative stein.
Visit Oktoberfestfw.com for festival information and to purchase tickets.
Oktoberfest Fort Worth is presented by Spaten and generously sponsored by NBC 5 DFW and the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. The event is produced by the Trinity River Vision Authority.
The Trinity River Vision Authority (TRVA) is responsible for implementation of a public infrastructure project which provides needed flood protection and fosters the development of an exciting, pedestrian oriented, urban waterfront neighborhood in Fort Worth. TRVA aims to attract business and entertainment to the district and is in charge of programming public spaces including the Panther Island Pavilion, a waterfront music venue and festival space directly adjacent to downtown Fort Worth.