PRESS RELEASE – Tickets are on sale now for Fort Worth Oktoberfest – a three-day Munich-style celebration of German culture. Early online ticket purchases are guaranteed a free 2023 commemorative Oktoberfest stein.
Fort Worth Oktoberfest guests enjoy the best in German food, bier and entertainment. Thursday’s ceremonial ‘Tapping of the Kegs’ kicks off the fun and the festival continues through Saturday with carnival rides, dachshund races, Siegi’s Sausage Brat Eating Contest, bier barrel rolling, stein hoist competitions, the Oktoberfest Run und Ride and more.
Entertainment will include German polka and party bands, on multiple stages. This year’s lineup includes Grammy nominated Alex Meixner Band, Das Ist Lustig, Alpenmusikanten, Walburg Boys and new this year all the way from Bavaria, the Happy Hour Oktoberfestband!
Spaten will be on tap, along with other fall and Oktoberfest craft biers. Traditional German food including bratwursts, pretzels, strudel, schnitzel and German potato pancakes will be offered along with carnival food favorites. Festival goers can enjoy the air-conditioned Spaten Hall, Van Zandt Zelt and the new Karbach biergarten with an additional stage featuring live entertainment. More artisan shopping vendors will be on hand this year in the Marktstraße. In addition to traditional German collectibles and clothing, the Marktstraße will feature handmade jewelry, woodwork, fine art, condiments, leather accessories and ceramics.
Festival tickets range from $10-$20 and are available for purchase online. Advance tickets are guaranteed a free 2023 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.
Those looking for an exclusive VIP bierhalle experience, can purchase a table sponsorship to Fort Wurst, Fort Worth Oktoberfest Corporate Night, which is held the Wednesday night before the festival opens to the public.
Visit www.fortworthoktoberfest.com for festival information and to purchase tickets.
Fort Worth Oktoberfest is presented by Spaten and benefits Fort Worth Park and Recreation. Supporting sponsors are Visit Fort Worth, 95.9 The Ranch and 92.1 Hank FM.