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German American Society’s 61th Annual Oktoberfest’s in Pinellas Park
September 29, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
An event every 3 weeks that begins at 5:00pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until October 14, 2017
The doors of Tampa Bay’s most “authentic” German Oktoberfest will open at 5 pm for three consecutive weekends on Friday & Saturdays starting September 29&30 and continuing October 6 & & and again October 13 & 14. The Societies Oktoberfest Village offers evening fun for the whole family. Authentic German food and sweets. Imported German beer. Live Oompah music and dancing.
Time for Munich in Tampa Bay is fast approaching. Our Clubs largest party of the year is about to start and everyone is invited to come. Entrance fee only $ 8. The big tent is going up, banners are being hung and the long tables are coming out, the food and drinks areas are being prepared. You can smell it in the air! The German America Friendship Society 61st Annual Oktoberfest’s will be back under the Big Tent at the German American Society, on 66th St N in Pinellas Park, just south of 82nd Ave.
“We always strive to provide the most authentic Octoberfest experience” said Lille Sado the President of the German American Society. “Our food Is cooked the way we do it in Germany “
“We invite everyone to come out and enjoy German Gemutlichkeit , our leg slapping , joyous, fun know as Octoberfest, and know that your part of something special ” Sado said, “Our goal is to bring a little bit of Germany to Tampa Bay “
Non-Stop Music by the Manni Daum Trio’s Original Bavarian Octoberfest Music Trio, and Helmut the Wandering Accordionist a unique 86-year-old German Native who is world known for his music
The Amazing thing about our Octoberfest is its every bit from start to finish put together by club members, each one of them tirelessly dedicating their time and efforts to the cause. All of them are volunteers. Approx. 50 % of the Club is German Born. We welcome everyone who is interested in friendship, laughter and fun to come
Parade and Key Tapping Ceremony
Folk Dancers from the Gulf Coast Enzianer
Great Music and Dancing
Daily raffle drawing including 2 tickets to Germany
Plus, lot of homemade German Food and varieties of German Beer!
Popular German Vendors
Strolling German Accordionist
Sitting Spaces and dinner under a The Big Tent, outdoors under the starts or inside in our AC Beer Hall
We look forward to meeting you at Octoberfest 2017. Proceeds benefit the not for profit German American Society of Pinellas County, founded 61 years ago in 1951 and dedicated to “preserve, promote and advance the rich traditions and culture brought to America from German speaking lands.
Remember everyone’s a German for the day at our Octoberfest!