Redwood City residents are encouraged to bust out their lederhosen, as the 8th annual Oktoberfest event will be returning to the City on Sept. 21-25.
The fall event, which will be taking place in Courthouse Square, will feature traditional German music, food, beverages, contests and more for attendees to enjoy.
According to the event's press release, the Oktoberfest event will be transforming Courthouse Square into a giant tent that will use traditional German Oktoberfest decor, creating an authentic experience for event-goers. The tent will also have over 1,100 feet of "family-style" bench seating.
Attendees of the event will be able to enjoy plenty of authentic German foods, such as bratwurst and pretzels. Steins of cold beer on tap will also be offered at the event.
In addition to authentic German refreshments, a variety of contests will be taking place at Oktoberfest this year, which include dancing, stein holding, yodeling, hand gesturing to select songs, as well as indulging in the many variations of the iconic chicken dance.
There will also be plenty of live German entertainment at the event as well, which includes:
- Traditional German dancing and games with the Golden Gate Bavarian Club.
- Traditional German marches, polkas, and folk music performed by Deutscher Musikverein.
- German dance music performed by The Internationals.
- Dance performance by the German dancing group Nature Friends Schuhplattler.
- Traditional German tunes performed by Alpine Sound Band.
Tickets for the event are $10-$17 for all ages, $16-$27 for ages 21 and over, and the tickets include a commemorative stein and a drink ticket that can be redeemed for either a beer or soda.
Tickets for the Oktoberfest event can be purchased here.