A taste of Germany is coming to Winchester with the OctoBeer Fest. The celebration of German heritage will take place on Friday, October 14th and Saturday, October 15th. Attendees will have the opportunity to sample German-inspired food, beer and wine while experiencing different aspects of the culture.
Everyone is invited to compete in the Best Dressed Lederhosen and Dirndl Contest on Friday night.
Two new high-energy bands will be featured this year for a pop/rock theme, including the Continentals, a band with a wide repertoire specializing in different ethnic styles of polka and waltz, and Bavarski, playing everything from Chicago-style Polish polka to rockin’ Oktoberfest party music. Also featured are traditional German dancers, craft and merchandise vendors, street performers, dancing and experiences for both children and adults!
The advance tasting ticket with commemorative OTW glass is $15 for 5 tastings. Tasting packages purchased day of the event are $5 for 3 tastings and OTW glass or full glasses of beer or wine for $5 each. Advance ticket packages can be purchased online today or at the Espresso Bar, Old Town General Store and The Working Man Store beginning September 15th.