It’s stein time in the Valley! Lace up your dirndl, throw on your lederhosen and celebrate the return of Gilbert Oktoberfest. HDE Agency, one of the largest producers of special events in Arizona is excited to bring this family-friendly, authentic Oktoberfest celebration back to Gilbert.
Guests can celebrate German culture with several Oktoberfest-themed activities including stein holding competitions throughout the day, a bratwurst eating competition and traditional polka music with a Top 40 twist performed by event host and musician, the ”Queen of Oktoberfest” with her band The Oktoburlesques.
The Gilbert Oktoberfest will take place on Saturday, Oct. 23, from 2 to 9 p.m. at the Gilbert Regional Park (3005 E. Queen Creek Rd., Gilbert, AZ 85298).
“We are so excited to host the Valley’s largest Oktoberfest in 2021 next to the lakefront at the beautiful Gilbert Regional Park,” said Mike O’Donnell Director – Partnerships at HDE Agency. “We couldn’t ask for better partners, entertainment and family-friendly activities at this spectacular outdoor space! We know the purists will travel from all over for this one!” said David Horen Director – Events at HDE Agency.
The family-focused celebration will have oversized games, a kids’ zone, and themed food and drinks. Eventgoers can indulge from a large craft beer selection provided by best-loved Gilbert breweries such as OHSO Brewery & Distillery, Uncle Bears Brewery, 12 West Brewing Company and Desert Monks Brewing Co., to name a few. Specialty kegs will be tapped throughout the day as well.
Tickets to the event are $12 through online presale and $20 the day of the event at the gate. Kids 12 and under are free. Admission does not include food and beverage. Purchase tickets at www.gilbertoktoberfest.com. For more information about the Gilbert Oktoberfest follow on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram at @gilbertoktoberfest.
A portion of proceeds from the event will be donated to Greater Cause Foundation offering critical funding to a variety of Arizona causes including the Children’s Cancer Dream Network, Military Assistance Mission, 100 Club of Arizona, Salt River Wild Horse Management Group, Matthew’s Crossing Food Bank and Heidi’s Village.
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