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Addison’s WorldFest Brings Diverse Cultures To Your Back Door

by Steven Doyle      photos by Robert Bostick

WorldFest celebrates the diverse cultural communities that make up the DFW Metroplex and provides guests the opportunity to be immersed in the culture of Asia, Europe, Africa, Middle East and of course the Americas.

Many of the local ethnic clubs and organizations join in on the fun at the annual Addison festival including  Bugarian American Cultural Center “Bulgare”, Consulate General of Mexico, Council of Ghanaian Associations – DFW, DFW Asian-American Citizens Council, DFW Serbian Cultural and Education Center, Italian Club of Dallas, Maharlika Dancers, USA/La Creme Ensemble, Polish American Foundation of Texas and the Turkish American Association of Northern Texas.    Continue reading

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Enjoy Addison’s Oktoberfest

by Steven Doyle

Last night Addison kicked off their Oktoberfest at 6pm to a large crowd of hungry and thirsty people. Mostly thirsty from many accounts.

You won’t want to miss the Yodeling Competition and Spelling Bee tonight, or the Bier Barrel events on Saturday. The Sunday Dachshund races are a highlight for many. Watching the stubby legged pups run for the gold is a sight to be seen.         Continue reading

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Addison Oktoberfest Starts Today! Now Where Do You Eat?

by Steven Doyle

Can you tell that Oktoberfest is one of our very favorite times of the year? The Addison 4-day festival begins today, so we want to make sure you are all prepared for the excitement. Be sure to comment below for entry into our daily ticket give-a-way, plus everyone is entered into our grand prize which we will award tomorrow. That is a backseat full of goodies well worth over $650.        Continue reading

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2012 Oktoberfest This Weekend And We Are Hooking You Up

by Steven Doyle

The 2012 Addison Oktoberfest is this coming weekend with a jumpstart Thursday, September 20, 2012.  Stay with craveDFW each day this week as we share all the fun events and a few very unique opportunities to sample beer and food that very few will know about. This Oktoberfest has gained popularity over the years and generally will host up to 70,000 people.

We will be giving away free tickets each day and have an ultimate prize package that includes an authentic beer stein, a Spaten outdoor fire pit and so much more. Look for today’s contest at the end of this post.            Continue reading

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Top 6 Spots To Check Out Addison’s Kaboom Town Tonight

by Steven Doyle

Independence Day is upon us and we plan to celebrate in grand fashion, which means the staff can sleep in tomorrow, hit the lake and hopefully work on that much needed tan. In the mean time we will all no doubt be celebrating tonight to get a head start on the party and fireworks. Addison’s Kaboom Town provides one of the most spectacular shows in the area, and is ranked one of the top in the nation.

We give all the fun details about the choreographed music and band stands set up in Addison, but we also wanted to share with you today some of the best views to watch the airshow and fireworks. You will want to head out early and stake your claim to a sweet spot. If you are off work early today you can beat the rush to some of these locations which we selected as the very best.             Continue reading

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Kaboom Town In Addison Contest — Updated Winners Announced

by Steven Doyle

Kaboom Town is one of Addison’s premier parties that celebrates Independence Day on July 3rd each year. This one day leg up on the celebration gives families and extra day of hoopla and fireworks. Speaking of fireworks, the 30-minute musically choreographed show in Addison is one of the largest and most spectacular in the nation, and it is in the backyard of 170 restaurants. This makes the show the perfect place to roost and watch.

The fireworks show is presented by Time Warner Cable and choreographed to music with a live radio simulcast on 100.3 JACK FM and TXA 21.          Continue reading

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