Germany's most famous Bavarian traditions comes to Wenatchee for three weekends in October!
Oktoberfest started in Munich more than 200 years ago as a wedding celebration, now the 24th Original Leavenworth Oktoberfest will take place at the Toyota Town Center in downtown Wenatchee.
Ring in the fall season with German imported beer, brats, live music and entertainment at one of the top Oktoberfest celebrations in the country.
Wenatchee will be buzzing the weekends of September 30/Oct 1, October 7/8 and October 14/15 for this joyous affair. Live entertainment includes the Silver Stars, Happy Hans, Beer Barrels, S-Bahn, Gordanairs, Musikkapella & Lynn Marie. The kiddos will be entertained at the Kinderplatz (German for playground) by L-bow the clown, a bouncy house, and plenty of kid-friendly activities.
Here are some of the activities you can expect:
• A men’s and women’s stein holding contest
• Imported German beer
• Collectable Oktoberfest Stein and hat pin
• A procession and a keg tapping ceremony on Saturdays at noon
• Plus more...
Make it a true Wenatchee weekend and get your nature fix with a trip to see the beautiful yellow and orange Tamarack Larches at the Clara and Marion Lakes area.
Shuttles will be available to take visitors back and forth between Wenatchee and Leavenworth, as well as from Wenatchee hotels to the venue. The shuttles run every two hours, starting on Fridays at 5 p.m. and Saturdays at noon, with the last shuttles heading back at 1 a.m. Learn more about the Leavenworth – Wenatchee shuttles here and the Wenatchee hotel shuttle service here.
Pick a weekend, break out your lederhosen and your pint glass, and come on down to the Wenatchee Valley. This is going to be a celebration for the ages!
Learn more about Oktoberfest and buy tickets here.