Oktoberfest at North by Northwest is an Austin tradition that is 10 years old! Every year we celebrate Oktoberfest with special German brews, classic German food, German music and plenty of fun for the whole family.
About Oktoberfest at NXNWOktoberfest at North by Northwest is an Austin tradition that is 10 years old and held right on NXNW grounds. This year's event takes place on October 22, 2011, from 11:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. and October 23, 2011, from 11:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.
German FoodHead Chef George Powell cooks up a special German treat on Oktoberfest: we offer real German bratwurst, home-made saurkraut, fresh red-cabbage, pretzels and Bavarian cobblers.
German BeerTo complement your German meal, brewmaster Don Thompson and head brewer Kevin Roark make a special Oktoberfest brew.
German MusicWhat Oktoberfest would be complete without area music? This year North by Northwest welcomes Oma and the Oompahs, The Tubameisters, and Gary Trumet and the Sauerkrauts. Music schedule as follows:
Saturday, October 22
12:00-1:00 p.m. Oma & the Oompahs
1:00-2:00 p.m. The Tubameisters
2:00-3:00 p.m. Oma & the Oompahs
3:00-4:00 p.m. The Tubameisters
4:00-5:00 p.m. Oma & the Oompahs
5:00-6:00 p.m. The Tubameisters
6:30-11:00 p.m. Gary Trumet and the Sauerkrauts
Sunday, October 23
12:00-3:00 p.m. Oma & the Oompahs with The Tubameisters
3:30-7:00 p.m. Gary Trumet and the Sauerkrauts
Family FunThere's something for everyone at Oktoberfest: dancing, local artists, a bratwurst-eating contest, a wiener dog costume contest and plenty of activities for the kids! An all-breed dog costume contest will be held at 2:30 p.m. and a Weiner dog costume contest at 3 p.m. for the four-legged friends on Sunday.
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