Oktoberfest Longmont


Longmont Oktoberfest is back September 20th- 21st! Presented by Left Hand Brewing Company, the fall community event will take place once again at Roosevelt Park, featuring three local breweries and fresh fare, live music, and German themed fun & festivities for all ages! Get in the Deutschland spirit with the annual best dressed, stein holding and brautwurst eating contests and more! New to 2013, join us Saturday 9/21 as we attempt to fill and cook the world’s longest bratwurst at 55 feet in length and commemorate Left Hand’s 20th anniversary with a special late night toast!! Presented by First National Bank and the Times-Call, with additional support from High Plains Bank, Longmont Community Foundation, The Animal Hospital, Nextera Healthcare, Pratt Management, First Main Street Insurance, and First United Methodist Church.

Dates: Friday & Saturday, September 20th -21st
Time: Fri: 4-10pm, Sat: 12-10pm
Location: Roosevelt Park, Longmont CO
Beneficiaries: Longmont Meals on Wheels, Longmont HOPE, and the Left Hand Foundation

Craft Beer: Left Hand, Oskar Blues, the Pumphouse, 300 Suns, Grossen Bart
Local Fare: Styria Bakery, Abo’s Pizza, & Georgia Boys BBQ
Kid Zone: Ponies, Bounce House + Face Painting

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 20TH

4-10pm
- 4pm First Official Keg Tapping by Longmont Mayor, Dennis Coombs
- 4pm Music: Bonnies & the Clydes
- 5pm Stein Holding Contest + Kid’s Edition
- 5pm Music: Rick Borger & Average German Band
- 6pm Bratwurst Eating Contest
- 8pm Music: Rick Borger & Average German Band
- 8:30 Music: Last Men on Earth
- 10pm Doors Closed

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 21ST

12-10pm
- 12pm Music: Rick Borger & Average German Band
- 12:30 Music: Left Hand Market Boys
- 1:30 Music: Rick Borger & Average German Band
- 2pm Music: Prairie Scholars
- 3pm Music: Rick Borger & Average German Band
- 3:15 Potato Sack Races
- 3:30 Music: Cat Jerky
- 4:30 World’s Longest Bratwurst
- 4:30 Music: Rick Borger & Average German Band
- 5pm Stein Holding Contest
- 6pm Best Dressed @ Oktoberfest
- 6:20 LH 20th Anniversary Toast!
- 6:30 Music: Thunk
- 8pm Brewery Boot Drink Competition
- 8:30 Music: Squid

More about Longmont Oktoberfest
The celebrations begin on Friday September 20th with the ceremonial first keg tapping by Longmont Mayor, Dennis Coombs at 4pm! Oktoberfest will feature fresh craft beer from the finest breweries Longmont has to offer including, Left Hand Brewing, Oskar Blues and the Pumphouse Brewery. Don’t forget your lederhosen, because we’ll be in the Deutschland spirit all weekend long! Friday night goers can get in on the action at our Stein Holding Contest (kid’s edition too!) and Bratwurst Eating Contest and bring your blankets and chairs, because we’ll be rocking out to the tunes of local faves, Last Men On Earth. The celebrations continue Saturday September 21st starting at noon. Bring out the whole family for another great day of festivities & kids zone, local vendors, and live music featuring Thunk and Squid. Come dressed for the occasion as we celebrate the Best Dressed at Ofest. At 4pm, be there as we begin to build the world’s longest bratwurst! We’re filling the 55 foot long bratwurst, made by Old Style Sausage on site at Roosevelt Park, cook it over hot coals and serve it on a Whole Foods Market bun. Afterwards the brat will be served with all proceeds going to our non-profits. Help us cap off the evening with a very special toast at 6:20pm led by Left Hand founders Eric Wallace and Dick Doore in commemoration of Left Hand’s 20th Anniversary before Thunk takes the stage!

Like all Left Hand Brewing events, Longmont Oktoberfest will be more than just a celebration but an opportunity to give back to the community. The 2013 Longmont Oktoberfest will benefit the Longmont Meals on Wheels, HOPE for Longmont, and the Left Hand Brewing Foundation. Left Hand Brewing Company aims to continue the local tradition and fall celebration with neighbors & friends, while passionately pursuing their brewery community philosophy of contributing positively to where we live, work, and play.

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  • Mark L.

    Oktoberfest is still on. Proceeds will go to help flood victims and support rebuild Colorado.

    1 · September 20, 2013

  • Mark L.

    Will confirm. Tomorrow night we have planning meeting scheduled.

    September 16, 2013

  • LD

    Is this event still happening with the floods?

    September 16, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Hi everyone,

    I'm so bummed I'll have to opt out of this meet up. I'm in Boulder, and there's a lot of clean up to do. Please take care.

    September 16, 2013

  • ScottW

    I've heard that considering recent days, this event is being somewhat turned into a flood relief event.

    September 14, 2013

  • Bill F.

    Sadly, this is the same weekend as the Colorado Mountain Winefest, http://www.winecolorado.org/eve...­. I told Josh that this was not a good weekend as he, and the event, would loose loyal customers as most of us enjoy wine & beer!

    September 12, 2013

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