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September 14, 2013 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Time: 11:00am     Day: Saturday     Doors: 3:36pm     Ages: All Ages    
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Taos Ski Valley Oktoberfest

Settled by Swiss German pioneers over 50 years ago and architecture of European Ski Resorts, Taos Ski Valley is a perfect spot for celebrating Oktoberfest.

Taos Ski Valley offers the perfect venue to celebrate Oktoberfest.The chairlift will be running and there is free fun for the entire family.

Plan to stay the night in one of the many Lodges in the Ski Valley offering special Lodging rates for Oktoberfest.

  • Live music and Oompah Band 11am to 6pm
  • Free Bouncy Castle and Popcorn for the kids
  • Traditional Bavarian food and Beer
  • Taos Artisans Craft Fayre
  • Face Painting
  • and so much more.....

Why is Oktoberfest celebrated in September?

Oktoberfest is celebrated every fall from approximately mid-September until early October.  The event has been celebrated in Germany, and especially in Bavaria, since 1810. That year, what started as prenuptial festivities for a royal wedding, turned out to be so popular that the local folk decided to recreate the fun the following year.

Oktoberfest in the USA roughly follows the same calendar as the one in Germany, and includes lots of beer drinking, oompah bands, and gobbling down German food like bratwurst and knockwurst.