Media Release


Friday, October 08, 2010
For Immediate Release

Contact: Margaret Kurtz
Telephone: 229-6993


Free Oktoberfest Fun On Tap In Downtown Las Vegas Oct. 16
Traditional Music, Dance, Food And Drink Will Transform Centennial Plaza


Everyone is invited to enjoy the second annual Oktoberfest celebration downtown in Centennial Plaza on Saturday, Oct. 16, from 2 to 10 p.m. at 401 S. Fourth St., on the campus of the Historic Fifth Street School. Admission is free and open to the public.

The beautiful, outdoor plaza will come alive with German music by the Bluebird Showband and German folk dancing by The Las Vegas Bavarian Dancers throughout the day. Between performances, strolling accordion player Joe Cairo will entertain the crowd. In a biergarten atmosphere, traditional food and drink will be available for purchase, including: German potato cakes, potato salad, sauerkraut, bratwurst, Polish sausage, apple strudel and beer. Children's activities and games will be provided.

Limited free parking is available at the Historic Fifth Street School parking lot. Metered parking is available directly across the street from the event.

The Oktoberfest celebration is presented by the city of Las Vegas and the Original German American Social Club of Nevada. For more information, visit here or call (702) 229-3515 or (702) 649-8503.

The city of Las Vegas offers many diverse events and activities to enrich the lives of residents. Visit here to learn more.


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