Toronto, ON – Kick off Oktoberfest at Steam Whistles authentic Oktoberfest Party on Saturday, September 19th at the Roundhouse (255 Bremner Blvd) from 2-11p.m. Tickets are $25 (in advance) or $30 (at the door) and includes a 1 Litre-hosen souvenir stein and your first fill of golden Pilsner.
Get your tickets at www.steamwhistle.ca/oktoberfest/
Expect all the antics synonymous with this infamous beer festival. Join Steam Whistle and raise your stein and Prosit! as the party starts with an official keg tapping followed by plenty of celebrating, beer drinking, traditional German dancing and entertainment by the Oktoberfest King, George Kash. Mouthwatering traditional German fare will also be available.
Come dressed to impress for your chance to win prizes for the best dirndl & lederhosen. Party details available http://www.steamwhistle.ca/oktoberfest/.
Oktoberfest in Munich, Germany originated in 1810 as 16 days of festivities to commemorate the marriage of Bavarias King Ludwig to his bride Queen Therese. Now 200 years later it is the worlds largest fair, hosting more than 5 million people each year all there to celebrate beer. Travellers from the across the globe mingle with native Bavarians, young and old, dressed in traditional dirndl and lederhosen, parading through Munich en-route to the festival grounds. With the 12 gun salute and an official tapping of the first keg by the Mayor, Oktoberfest is open, and so begins the most incredible festival on earth. Oktoberfest runs from September 19th to October 4th in Munich this year.