Oktoberfest
08/25/2009

The Los Angeles Oktoberfest Brings a Little Bit of Munich to Los Angeles October 10, 2009 First Stein of Beer is on Us!

Online PR News – 25-August-2009 – – Los Angeles Oktoberfest, presented by Farmer John and LA Mart, invites you for a fun-filled day of German food, beer and live entertainment, Saturday, October 10. This event will be held at the L. A. Mart located at 1933 S. Broadway, Los Angeles, CA from 1-6 PM. Plenty of parking is available.

Los Angeles Oktoberfest will offer a 25 member Bavarian band playing live music, lively sing-alongs of old time drinking songs, a Polka band with Bavarian dancers, a special aerial show with showgirls costumed in dirndl dresses and a fine assortment of German food and ice-cold beer.

The opening ceremony is scheduled for 1 PM with city officials welcoming everyone with the traditional Tapping of the Keg. This Bavarian custom will officially tap the first keg of German beer by hammering a wooden mallet with a bronze spout into the keg -- then the fun begins.

Get your team ready for the LA Oktoberfest Beer Pong Tournament, presented by the California Beer Pong. Beer Pong is a game loosely based on ping-pong in which players throw a ping-pong ball across a table with the goal of landing the ball in a cup of beer. The team that ends up with no cups looses!
A Silent Auction, presented by SporThings, will feature some of the sought after items including such as dinners with celebrities to Dodgers and Lakers tickets.

The event is partnered with the German Consulate General Los Angeles, German American Business Association, Los Angeles Berlin Sister Cities and the Germany-USA Career Center and sponsored by Paulner, Widmer Brothers, ABM Cosmetic & Laser Services, The Firehouse Brewing Co., Warsteiner, Jagermeister, Tasting Table, Weavers Coffee, Original Sin, City Voter, Ocean, Paramount Home Entertainment and California Beer Pong.com. Proceeds from the event will go to the Make-A-Wish Foundation, Ketchum YMCA, and the Homeboy Industries.

Los Angeles Oktoberfest tickets start at $15, and include a half liter Souvenir stein filled with German beer! Tickets are available in advance through www.brownpapertickets.com, or Vendome Wine & Spirits or at the door. Must be at least 21 to attend this event.
Los Angeles Oktoberfest is produced by Barcelona Enterprises, a Los Angeles Based events and marketing company.
For more information on the Los Angeles Oktoberfest 2009, call 213/915-8003 or visit our website at www.laoktoberfest.com.
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PR Contact: Monica Gillen (714) 271-4081 mcatg@earthlink.net

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