Come celebrate the colors of fall with International Oktoberfest in Newport Rhode Island. Savor the tastes of Germany while you spend the day enjoying festival events during Rhode Island peak foliage season. International Oktoberfest takes place during the Columbus Day holiday weekend and provides a perfect weekend getaway for all foliage enthusiasts.
International Oktoberfest fall festival features over a hundred exhibitors, three stages of continuous live entertainment, arts and crafts, and international food. There won’t be a shortage of German food with The Big Taste Grill, which can cook 2,500 brats per hour. After satisfying your stomach make sure to check out the Home Brewing Seminars where you’ll learn to brew your own hardy German beers. Next stroll over to the Beer and Wine Gardens, where tents feature a wide selection of domestic and international beers and wines.
You can’t have a German fall festival without yodeling and dancing. At the International Oktoberfest you’ll enjoy live entertainment playing from three stages throughout the day. Listen to the Bavarian bands play and the yodelers sing or watch the dance troupes light on their feet. Your entertainment may also include Alpenblumen Dancers, German Musicians and International Showbands.
Newport hosts its annual Oktoberfest on the waterfront where you’ll enjoy refreshing ocean breezes throughout the day. Watch as the fall foliage sways in the breeze and the autumn colors become an ocean of fiery reds and vibrant oranges. The festival dates typically fall on the second week in October. This year the celebration takes place October 10-12 2009, beginning at 11am and going into the evening hours. Festival Tickets include access to multiple stages of entertainment, authentic German and American food, a free children’s area. Located in the heart of downtown Newport, you’ll have easy acess to quaint shops, restaurants, and galleries, making this fall festival the perfect location for a complete fall foliage weekend getaway.