Oktoberfest to Kick Off September 29 & 30 with a Second Weekend October 6 & 7 at Hunter Mountain

By AlpineZone News |
Sep 18 2012 - 10:29 AM

Featuring Jimmy Sturr, Colors in the Catskills Motorcycle Rally and Das Laufwerk Eurocar Rally

Hunter, NY – The annual Oktoberfest at Hunter Mountain is set to kick off September 29th & 30th, featuring German and German-American entertainment in the beauty of the Great Northern Catskills in autumn. The Oktoberfest festivities will return for a second weekend on October 6th & 7th. A modern celebration of the harvest, the free festival will feature vendors, crafts for children, music and entertainment and much more. Jimmy Sturr is scheduled to headline on Saturday, October 6th. A full entertainment schedule is available at HunterMtn.com.

The festival grounds open at 11am each day and close at 6:15pm. The first weekend is held in conjunction with the Max BMW Colors in the Catskills motorcycle rally including dirt and trail riding with guided base to summit rides. All bikes are welcome. Camping is also available for Colors in the Catskills for a fee. The second weekend is held in conjunction with the Das Laufwerk Eurocar Rally including music, entertainment and automotive vendors. All European Cars are welcome.

There will be numerous art, craft and food vendors located throughout the festival grounds spanning the indoor and outdoor areas of Hunter Mountain on both weekends. The festival will take place rain or shine and includes a designated children’s entertainment area performing puppet shows, magic acts and more.

For further information please visit HunterMtn.com. Admission to Oktoberfest is free. Camping passes for Colors in the Catskills can be purchased at eSki.HunterMtn.com. For further information, please e-mail Trista Chiarulli at tchiarulli@huntermtn.com or call 800-486-8376 x2360.