, Newburyport, MA

Local News

October 9, 2012

German beer, food featured at Saturday's Oktoberfest

NEWBURYPORT — The Greater Newburyport Chamber of Commerce and Industry will hold their second annual Oktoberfest on Saturday from noon to 6 p.m. at Cashman Park. The event will feature a traditional German beer garden under the tent with authentic German food and assorted other food vendors. The event will also feature German music by the Oberlaendler Hofbrau Band. A wide variety of family-friendly entertainment will be offered including the Roaming Railroad, merry-go-round, carnival games and other child-friendly activities.

To date, sponsors include lead sponsor TD Bank; participating sponsors include Seaboard Distributing, Veloz Media and WXRV 92.5 The River. In addition to several high-end German race cars being displayed during the event, the Chamber will be holding a silent auction sponsored by Veloz Media. For the car and race enthusiast , two rides in regulation race cars at race track in Loudon, N.H., will be offered as a silent auction item.

This event is intended for the whole family and will be held rain or shine. Admission to the beer tent is $5 per person; attendees under 21 are free of charge. There are fees for beer, food and rides and games. For more information on the event and sponsorship opportunities, contact Ann Ormond at the Chamber.

Text Only | Photo Reprints

Port Pics
AP Video
FIFA Rejects Suarez Appeal Against Biting Ban World Cup Final Pits Argentina Against Germany Obama Responds to Hecklers on Immigration Chimp-attack Victim Lobbies Congress Police: Prostitute Linked to 2nd Death Thousands Attend NYC Firefighter's Funeral Neighbors Mourn Killing of Texas Family Art of Haitian Machete Fighting Revived Israeli-Palestinian Tensions, Attacks Escalate UN Secretary-General Urges Mideast Ceasefire 'Game of Thrones' Leads Emmy Nominees Raw: Australia Hosts Annual Beer Can Regatta At Texas Border, a Daily Tide of Poor Migrants Raw: Rescuers Push Beached Whale Back to Ocean Mass. Mayor: Families Lost Everything in Fire Four Kids, Two Adults Shot Dead Near Houston Connecticut Boy Dies Inside Parked Car Fans Dying to Be Near Jazz Greats Robots Gearing Up for Their Own 'World Cup'
Special Features