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2009-10-23 10:00:00

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J., Oct. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- The Atlantic City Express Service (ACES), offering the only direct train service between New York City and Atlantic City, continues to spice up train travel with the ACES Pour Tour. Kicking off Oct. 30, passengers on southbound trains leaving New York City's Penn Station at 8:21 p.m. can enjoy unique mixology or brew experiences at a 25-40% savings each Friday between Halloween weekend and Thanksgiving. "Traveling should be part of the...

2009-09-25 10:37:00

BEAR MOUNTAIN, N.Y., Sept. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- WHO: Bear Mountain WHAT: Oktoberfest WHEN: Weekends, September 26 - October 25 from 12 p.m.-6 p.m. Monday, October 12 from 12 p.m.-6 p.m. WHERE: Bear Mountain State Park HIGHLIGHTS: The festival will feature authentic German food and beer, live entertainment and craft vendors. Visitors can also take advantage of the autumn splendor at Bear Mountain with a boat ride around Hessian Lake, a stroll in the park, or a magical ride on the Merry...

2009-09-09 09:06:00

WILMINGTON, N.C., Sept. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- The organizers of the 8th Annual Wilmington Oktoberfest today announced their expanded lineup of events and activities to occur October 16 and 17, 2009, at their new location, Racine Commons Shopping Center. The event has moved from Independence Mall and will now benefit Child Advocacy & Parenting Place (CAPP) Center in Wilmington. Festival mascot, "Anton", delivered the announcement in thick Bavarian accent. Features like the Kids Zone have...

2009-09-08 09:05:00

New Dog-Toberfest Pavilion Expands Concept of Family Fun BERWYN, Ill., Sept. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Berwyn Historic Depot District Special Events Committee is celebrating its ninth annual Oktoberfest on Friday, September 11 (6-11 p.m.) and Saturday, September 12, 2009 (Noon-11 p.m.). This two-day event will take place on Windsor and Stanley Avenues, between Home and Oak Park Avenues and will include live performances, children's amusement rides and entertainment, crafters, and...

2009-08-19 12:41:00

EAST MEADOW, N.Y., Aug. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- During the Oktoberfest festival in Munich from September 19 to October 4, Lufthansa will treat its customers to special fares, Bavarian menus, small giveaways and more. Every traveler willing to experience flying "a-la-bavaroise" will enjoy the great variety of Lufthansa's seasonal special. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090819/NY63668 ) The reduced fares to Munich include: - New York $241* - Dallas $300* -...

2009-07-29 13:47:00

BRECKENRIDGE, Colo., July 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Autumn is one of the most beautiful times of year in Colorado, and what better way to catch a glimpse of the season than head to the high country to view the changing colors of the leaves and celebrate the largest Oktoberfest in the Rocky Mountains. The town's 15th annual Oktoberfest, September 18-20, 2009, includes a fun-filled weekend full of fall foliage, great parties, Paulaner Bier, genuine German cuisine and special accommodation...

2008-10-20 18:00:22

BJ's Restaurants, Inc. (NASDAQ:BJRI) announced today that gold medals were recently awarded for two of the Company's proprietary craft beers at the Great American Beer Festival (GABF) in Denver, Colorado. BJ's Oktoberfest was awarded a gold medal in the American-Style Amber Lager category. Additionally, a gold medal was awarded in the German-Style Wheat Ale category for a new, light-beer version of the popular BJ's Harvest Hefeweizen called "I'm Half the Beer I Used to Be." These two awards...

2008-10-06 15:00:23

By ROOKES, Felicity PULL on the lederhosen and grab that stein -- it's time for Oktoberfest. Originally a German tradition, the Oktoberfest beer festival has been adopted all over the world and for the second year, Taranaki's White Cliffs Organic Brewery is in on the act. From 3pm today vessels will be full and the deep brass sound of oompah music will play in what the brewery's owner Jill Trigg says is a celebration of the yeasty beverage. "We are trying to keep it as authentic as we...

2008-10-01 21:00:15

By Anonymous DAN ROSENSTRAUCH/STAFF Bavaria at Mount Diablo BAVARIAN DANCERS, steins of beer, German-style food, arts and crafts, and all types of music -- the fifth annual Clayton Oktoberfest on Main Street offered something for everyone last weekend, but it is the polka that brings Louis Ettlin, left, of Lodi, who says that he goes to 20 Oktoberfests each year, and Mary Reichmuth of Fremont onto the dance floor. Kicking off the festivities at noon Saturday was a parade through...

2008-10-01 18:00:31

AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- From authentic German sausage varieties and traditional sauerkraut to smooth lagers and full-bodied brews, Whole Foods Market shares the tradition of Oktoberfest with a month-long celebration of great food and drink. Oktoberfest is a 200-year-old celebration held every year for 16 days each year in Munich, Germany. At each festival, an astonishing 10 million pints of beer and more than 750,000 sausages are consumed. The leading natural and...


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