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2015 Bend Oktoberfest features 16 brews, loads of sausage

2012-Oktoberfest-poster-image-282x300Get ready for the 2015 Bend Oktoberfest on September 18th & 19th in Downtown Bend on Oregon Avenue. Free and open to all ages, it runs Friday 5:00 to 10:00pm & Saturday 12:00 to 10:00pm
Warning: This is not a good day to start your diet!
Look for tons of traditional Bavarian foods including THREE types of brats from Taylor’s Sausage-(classic mild (white) with a touch of sage, smoked with garlic and onion, extra hot with onion, garlic and enough hot pepper to make your nose run!
Also come prepared for German Sausage Pizza from The Pizza Cart,  Knödel (dumplings) in 3 flavors-Keberbase-meatloaf, Potato Onion, and a veggie option from Dump City Dumplings, Leberkäse (ground turkey served w/ mustard sauce), Pommes frites (potatoes w/ ketchup & mayo
Come thirsty so you can taste some of 16 taps of local brews from several Central Oregon breweries including: Bend Brewing Company,  Cascade Lakes Brewing,  Crux Fermentation ProjectDeschutes BreweryThree Creeks Brewing & more to be named! The Wine Shop & Beer Tasting Bar will be serving up German and Austrian wines! European inspired cider from Atlas Cider Company.
All beer servings are pint pours of brew! You must purchase a Bend Oktoberfest stein to try the brews. THIS year we have new designs for our beverage vessels. We’ll have the 2015 yellow steins, limited edition ceramic steins, and VERY limited edition 2015 Oktoberfest Silipints!*
*Note: Silipints & ceramic steins go quickly so come Friday night & grab one!Enjoying-the-16+-varieties1-300x199
DoubleTree by Hilton Oktoberfest Games will feature absurd games of skill for prizes including yodeling, hammerschlagen (race to hammer a nail into a custom table), a stein holding contest, a costume contest, tricycle races, Medieval Swordplay, The Wiener Dog Parade, and the Wi
Oktoberfest is the only event held in Downtown Bend that raises money to help keep Downtown Bend beautiful.