, Newburyport, MA

October 9, 2012

German beer, food featured at Saturday's Oktoberfest

Newburyport Daily News

---- — 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.