Celebrating 90 years of German presence in the Gulf Coast, Deutsches Haus presents Oktoberfest NOLA 2018. Held at Bayou St. John across the street from City Park, Oktoberfest NOLA is an annual celebration of German influence, culture and cuisine right here in the Crescent City. For three weekends in October, enjoy classic German dishes such as brats, schnitzel, meatloaf, sauerkraut, Bavarian pretzels, assorted beers, wines, cheeses and more.
Oktoberfest will also feature Oompah music, special dance performances, historical exhibits, the Oktoberfest 2 Mile Run, daily competitions and games, and a souvenir shop featuring German items. Don’t forget to have your furry friends tag along for the Schnauzer Costume Contest and Parade Saturday, Oct. 13.
A tentative lineup of performing artists includes:
Matt Tolentino And His Royal Klobasneks
Das Ist Lustig
And many more. For a list with the tentative lineup and schedule, visit here.
Enjoy a stellar lineup, unique activities and authentic German dishes on Fridays from 4 p.m. - 11 p.m. and Saturdays from 1 p.m. - 11 p.m. Oktoberfest is open to the public and daily admission to the festival is $8 (children under 12 are free).
For more information and updates on Oktoberfest NOLA 2018 or Deutsches Haus, visit here.