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Oktoberfest Fort Worth Is Back!

Authentic German festival returns to The Shack at Panther Island Pavilion, September 27-29

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    Oktoberfest Fort Worth Is Back!
    Trinity River Vision Authority

    Achtung, y’all! Tickets are on sale now for Oktoberfest Fort Worth - a Munich-style celebration at Panther Island Pavilion!  Early online ticket purchases are guaranteed a free 2018 commemorative Oktoberfest stein.

    Oktoberfest Fort Worth guests enjoy traditional German food, bier, live music, dancing, shopping vendors and much more. The festival kicks off with Thursday’s ceremonial ‘Tapping of the Kegs’ and the fun continues through Saturday with dachshund races, German style competitions, Oktoberfest Olympics, the Oktoberfest Run und Ride and more.

    Entertainment will include traditional German music, on multiple stages, from entertainers like Alpenmusikaten, Walburg Boys, Alpine Village Band, Das Ist Lustig and Auf Geht’s.

    Spaten will be served, along with other Fall and Oktoberfest craft beers from around the country. Traditional German food offerings such as bratwursts, pretzels, 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.  Shopping vendors will be on hand with traditional German Lederhosen or Dirndl and a variety of other German accessories.

    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.

    Festival tickets range from $5-$15 and are available for purchase online through September 26. Advance tickets are guaranteed a free 2018 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.

    New this year is a special festival preview experience on Wednesday, September 26, that offers corporations or individuals the opportunity to purchase a table of eight for a private evening of culture and celebration complete with a plated German meal from Reata Haus, entertainment, bier and more!

    About 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.

    For festival information and to purchase tickets, visit www.oktoberfestfw.com.

    Oktoberfest Fort Worth 2018
    September 27 - 29
    The Shack at Panther Island Pavilion
    395 Purcey Street
    Fort Worth, TX 76102
    www.oktoberfestfw.com

    TICKET PRICES
    3-Day Pass - $15 (best value)
    Thursday, Sept. 27 - $5
    Friday, Sept. 28 - $10
    Saturday, Sept. 29 - $10
    Kids under 12 are free with a paying adult

    *Buy your tickets online by 11:59pm on September 26 and get a free 2018 Commemorative Oktoberfest Fort Worth Stein. A limited number of free steins will be available for those who buy tickets at the gate. While supplies last, extra steins may be purchased.