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Mount Angel Oktoberfest
September 17-20, 2015
Thursday – Saturday: 11 a.m. – Midnight
Sunday: 11 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Most events are Free | All Ages
Admission varies from $5 – $15 depending upon date/time / no charge to anyone under 21 | 21+ after 9 p.m. in two venues
See oktoberfest.org for information on lodging and events.
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In the heart of Oregon’s hop growing region, Mount Angel’s family focused Oktoberfest brings 350,000 people to the Bavarian village every September. The Northwest’s oldest and best loved Folk Festival – celebrates the fruits of the harvest, with a nice focus on hops!
German style biers, Northwest craft brew favorites, lots of wine and a bit of cider are served in 4 Biergartens, each showcasing different favorites.
There is something for everyone in the family at the Mount Angel Oktoberfest.
- World Class entertainment from Germany, Canada, New York, Utah, Oregon, Florida and California, from Alphorns to Alpine Rock is shared continuously on 4 stages; including Die Original Donaumusikanten from Bavaria courtesy of Lufthansa airlines.
- Over 50 non-profit food booths serving the best Bavarian and local treats.
- Each day begins with a traditional Webertanz performed by local school children, and performances by Folk Dancers throughout the day at the bandstand.
- Free Kindergarten with Farm Fun Activities sponsored by Wilco, Children focused performances in the Performers Pavilion-by Columbia Bank, rock climbing, rides, games and more on Saturday and Sunday.
- Friday and Saturday night Street Dances-Free!
- Friday is Saluting Our Armed Forces Day – Les Schwab Tires and Oktoberfest say “Thank You!” to those who are serving or have served in the military with a $2 venue discount.
- Arts/crafts over 100 vendors – sponsored by Wells Fargo
- Cruz-n Car Show sponsored by BMW of Salem on Saturday and Sunday
- Wiener dog races – watch those little legs run!
- 5/10K Run; ½ Marathon; and Golf Tournament on Saturday morning;
- Camping and RV sites available
The festival is organized and run by volunteers. It is the largest, all volunteer led event in the Northwest. It is dedicated to providing a quality, reasonably priced family celebration. Since it began 50 years ago, Oktoberfest has donated over $3,000,000 to schools, churches, civic organizations, youth, seniors, hospitals, and other worthwhile causes.