The 10th Annual Oktoberfest Celebration Returns to Attitash

By AlpineZone News |
Sep 13 2007 - 12:16 AM

BARTLETT, New Hampshire -??“ Attitash in Bartlett, New Hampshire welcomes the return of the 10th annual Oktoberfest celebration on Columbus Day weekend. The traditional Bavarian fete will be surrounded by vivid colors of fall and feature music from the seven-piece King Ludwig Bavarian Brass Band. Guests can also anticipate long-standing contests such as the keg toss and stein holding competitions and Kinderplatz where children can enjoy a full schedule of activities including a bouncy house, pumpkin painting and relay races. New this year to heighten the experience, a 23′ climbing wall and EuroBungy Trampoline, two of Attitash’s summer attractions, will be available for guests.

In addition to live entertainment, games and contests, Oktoberfest will feature a wide selection of hearty traditional German cuisine and the Oktoberfest Beer Garden. Amongst the brewers offering their seasonal favorites will be Anheuser-Busch, Tuckerman Brewing Company, Long Trail Brewing, Moat Mountain Brewing Company, Shipyard Brewing Company, Samuel Adams Octoberfest, Woodstock Inn Station and Brewery, Gritty McDuff’s, Harpoon and Magic Hat. Guests will have the opportunity to vote for the coveted Attitash Oktoberfest People’s Choice Award, presented to the most popular brew.

Iron Horse Bikes has also gotten in on this spirited event donating an Iron Horse Triumph 50 road bike to be raffled off. Raffle tickets will be available both days and the winner will be drawn Sunday afternoon. All proceeds from the raffle will benefit the Make a Wish Foundation.

The event will be hosted at Bear Peak on Saturday October 6th from 12-6pm and Sunday October 7th from 12-5pm. Admission is $10 for adults (21+) and $5 for ages 6-20. Guests wearing lederhosen and children 5 and under are admitted free.

Lodging packages are available mountainside to Bear Peak at The Attitash Grand Summit Hotel starting at $84. For reservations call (800) 223-7669 or visit www.attitash.com.

For fall foliage updates visit www.visitnh.gov.

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