Oktoberfest: How to prepare for contests and weekends of Bavarian entertainment

Oktoberfest: How to prepare for contests and weekends of Bavarian entertainment
Local News

By Krista Driscoll

There are many harbingers of fall in the Vail Valley: hints of frost in the early morning; the first few aspen leaves turning gold; the strains of oom-pah-pah music floating through the breeze. It’s Oktoberfest season. What started in Bavaria as a wedding bash for King Ludwig has become a popular festival in many towns across the country and the kickoff to fall in Vail. With four Oktoberfest celebrations, starting Saturday in Beaver Creek, there are many occasions to don a dirndl or lederhosen and raise a stein or two. However, there is much, much more to Oktoberfest than swilling …

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