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2020 Addison Oktoberfest Canceled

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Recognized as one of the most authentic Oktoberfest celebrations outside of Munich, Addison Oktoberfest, scheduled Sept. 17 – 20, has been canceled due to the COVID-19 crisis. The health and safety of attendees, vendors, volunteers, staff and the local community was a primary driver in the difficult decision to cancel the event.

“Addison Oktoberfest is a beloved event where tens of thousands of people look forward to gathering each year in dirndls and lederhosen to enjoy each other’s company, raise a bier and say Prost,” said Addison Special Events Director Jasmine Lee. “Due to the close contact caused by the inherently social nature of the festival, it would not be safe to hold such a large gathering this year.” Continue reading

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“Oktoberfeast” at Legacy Hall Sept 27-29

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Legacy Hall says auf wiedersehen to traditional Oktoberfest events with the second-annual Oktoberfeast, a signature, three-day beer and music festival held September 27-29, 2019. In celebration of all-things beer, brats and bands, all three floors of Legacy Hall and the Box Garden will be transformed into a biergarten atmosphere complete with yodeling, accordion players, oom-pah music and more. Continue reading

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Chamberlain’s Brau Haus Is The Place To Be For Addison Oktoberfest

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For guests who visit Munich’s famed Oktoberfest, the ticket to have is in the VIP balconies of the 16 bier tents at the festival.  At Addison Oktoberfest, the most authentic Oktoberfest celebration in North America, the Paulaner Partyhalle tent has a similar opportunity.  Noted chef and restaurateur Richard Chamberlain will host Chamberlain’s Brau Haus, a full-service restaurant overlooking the Addison Oktoberfest dance floor.

Guests at Chamberlain’s Brau Haus will enjoy a three-course meal, with each course paired with a Paulaner bier.   Continue reading

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Make Way for Addison’s OktoberFest and Win!

While Addison, Texas may be a 10-hour flight from Germany, you can find a true taste of Bavaria at the town’s Addison Oktoberfest (September 20-23) most authentic Oktoberfest experience in North America. Insiders for the event, which is celebrating its 31st anniversary this year, know that you don’t have to don a dirndl to enjoy a traditional Oktoberfest celebration. In fact, they share four key tips that every Addison Oktoberfest visitor should know.

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Addison’s Oktoberfest September 14-17 *Contest*

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While Addison, Texas may be a 10-hour flight from Germany, you can find a true taste of Bavaria at the town’s Addison Oktoberfest (September 14-17) most authentic Oktoberfest experience in North America. Insiders for the event, which is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year, know that you don’t have to don a dirndl to enjoy a traditional Oktoberfest celebration. In fact, they share four key tips that every Addison Oktoberfest visitor should know.

Addison Oktoberfest coincides with the opening of the 16-day festival in Munich, Germany. The original celebration began on October 10, 1810 to celebrate the royal wedding of Crown Prince Ludwig of Bavaria and Princess Therese of Saxon-Hildeburghausen. In 1880, the festival was scheduled to start in September so the festival could enjoy more pleasant weather. Continue reading

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Six Unexpected Food Finds at Addison Oktoberfest

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Coming to Addison Oktoberfest September 15-18?  Then you’ll be pleased to find favorites that you’ve come to expect.  You’ll find beautiful bratwurst, spectacular smoked pork and lots of sauerkraut.  You’ll find the same Paulaner bier that is being served at the Munich Oktoberfest.  And, of course, you’ll find delicious strudel in various traditional flavors.

However, there are six things you might NOT expect to find at Addison Oktoberfest, and these would make a good Oktoberfest bucket list:   Continue reading

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