COLORADO SPRINGS — The website says to "load up your car & come on out!" to the tenth Oktoberfest in Colorado Springs.
Having a German festival here in Colorado Springs is not only important for my family, but... With the army, there is a lot of people that go to Germany and are stationed there and they know everything needed to know about the real, Munich Oktoberfest, " says Kayleigh O'Donnell, whose family puts on the event.
The event kicks off on Friday at 5:00 p.m. and continues through Saturday and Sunday at the Western Museum of Mining & Industry.
Admission is free, but parking will cost $10 dollars per car to help cover costs.
The festival began in 2011 in Colorado Springs and brings "an authentic experience through food, Warsteiner Beer, and German music", according to the website.
A food vendor is traveling from Kansas to
Different tasting packages and tickets for specific events can be viewed and purchased online.
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