German Entertainment, Beer, New Activities Highlight 21st Annual Oktoberfest at the Kentlands
The City of Gaithersburg and the Kentlands Citizens Assembly present the 21st Annual Celebration of Oktoberfest at the Kentlands, Sunday, October 14, 2012, from noon to 4 p.m. at Kentlands Village Green. Admission and parking are free. Free wheelchair accessible shuttle service will run regularly during festival hours to and from satellite parking at 101 and 200 Orchard Ridge Drive, just off of Quince Orchard Road.
Amidst horse-drawn wagon rides, pumpkin painting, and wine-tasting, festival goers can enjoy authentic Bavarian food and beer and lively performances by the Alte Kameraden German Band and Alt-Washingtonia Bavarian dancers. Alt-Washingtonia instructs and encourages participation in some of its dances.
Free performances on the outdoor Community Stage will include a variety of local dance, martial arts, and singing groups. Kids will also enjoy a full day of pony rides, moon bounce, face painting, and many other activities. A fee will be charged for some activities.
Oktoberfest at the Kentlands is sponsored by Embrace Home Loans, Herson's Honda/Kia, and Elaine Koch & Associates. The festival is also supported by Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, Meredith Fogle Real Estate Team, Village Settlements, Inc., American Tae Kwon Do Academy, Chesapeake Veterinary Cardiology Associates, Kentlands Foot & Ankle Center, Liberty Mutual, and Montgomery Magazine.
For more information call 301-258-6350 or visit the City's website at www.gaithersburgmd.gov/oktoberfest.