Saddleback Mountain and Rangeley Lakes Region Announces Oktoberfest on October 5th – 7th

By AlpineZone News |
Sep 25 2012 - 12:00 PM

RANGELEY, ME –Local businesses in Rangeley and Oquossoc have teamed up to provide an exciting event for Columbus Day weekend in the legendary Rangeley Lakes Region. Celebrate the Colors, Taste and Sounds of Fall at Rangeley Oktoberfest in the beautiful Western Mountains of Maine.

Featuring food, entertainment and a cornucopia of beers in a unique festival exploring the restaurants, pubs, shops and museums located on the National Scenic Byway from Rangeley to Oquossoc.

The Region has been divided into six districts each representing a section of Germany. Businesses will be selling $1 festival tickets that will be useable throughout the area at participating businesses, for wagon rides and bus transport.

Beginning on Friday afternoon and ending late Sunday Evening, a sampling of German Foods, beers, live music and a number of indoor and outdoor events have been scheduled including a Beer Stein Hoisting Competition. Participants are given a “Passport” and encouraged to visit a pub, restaurant or shop in each of the six districts of the Festival and get a stamp. Once completed participants are to drop off their completed Passport to the Saddleback Realty office on Main Street to be eligible for a drawing to win over $1000 in Rangeley Winter Fun Gift Packages and Prizes!

The Big Green Saddleback Bus known as “The Pickle” will run a constant loop from noon to 1:00 am on Saturday and Sunday, transporting guests to each of the six regions and to all of the events, music food, fun and beer tasting. Horse drawn wagon rides will be available in downtown Rangeley all afternoon on Saturday and Sunday.

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