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October 6, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm$1 – $12
Tuscaloosa County Park & Recreation Authority and 3o1 Bistro will host the first Tuskaloosa Oktoberfest on October 6 at noon-6 p.m. located at 301 Greensboro Avenue in Central Downtown.
The Bavarian style festival is a fundraiser to benefit the Tuscaloosa All-Inclusive Playground to be built in Sokol Park.
Activities will include the Buffalo Rock Pepsi stage featuring Oompah-Calypse, an Oktoberfest band and a second authentic Americana band.
A Dachshund Dash and costume contest will benefit the Metro Animal Shelter. Attendees are encouraged to bring their Dachshund or Dachshund-mix to participate, otherwise dogs are not allowed. Organizers request advance Dachshund registration to allow for all pets to be accommodated by visiting http://www.metroanimalshelter.org/dachshund-dash-2018/
9Round Fitness is sponsor for the stein hoist competition. Prizes will be awarded to the person(s) holding a signature beer stein for the longest period of time. A beer purchase is required to participate.
A tented Biergarten with traditional long tables, chicken dance competition and selfie station will add to the Bavarian style fun.
Booths featuring local artists and their wares for sale will be an additional feature of the event. Artist booth details are available by visiting http://www.tcpara.org/oktoberfest and clicking on the artist application button.