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Let's "Prost!" our Fidos by taking them to Windsor Heights' dog-friendly Oktoberfest event this Saturday! Halloween costumes for you and your Fido are encouraged with a pet costume contest starting at 3:00 p.m. The following was taken from the Windsor Heights' website: http://www.windsorheights.org/city-news/oktoberfest.aspx


Windsor Heights Oktoberfest blends Traditional Oktoberfest with Halloween.… Don’t Miss the FUN!

The Windsor Heights family friendly Oktoberfest is the area's premier fall celebration with fun for children and adults. The festival begins at 2 pm at Colby Park, located at the end of 69th Street, south of University on Saturday, October 5.

In true Windsor Heights style, the Windsor Heights Oktoberfest has something for everyone. From interactive inflatables and activities for children to the free performance of an award winning polka band and much more, it is a not to be missed celebration geared to all ages and members of a family.

Combined with Halloween, this Oktoberfest invites you and your pet to dress up for fantastic costume contests. Additionally, the perennial favorite pumpkin carving contest, where pumpkins will be available to carve, is going to show off participant's artistry.

And, don't forget to bring your appetites. The traditional German food of brats and accompaniments will be for sale, sponsored by the Windsor Heights Police Association. Other refreshments including beer, popcorn, potato salad and soft drinks will also be available to purchase.

The hours of Oktoberfest are 2 - 6 pm. Parking is available in the Park and around the side streets. There is no admission to attend Oktoberfest nor parking fees. Tickets for the inflatables will be sold for $1/each.

Interactive Inflatables – 2 - 6 pm
Pumpkin Carving Contest - 2 - 4 pm
Hands on Workshops – 2 – 6 pm
Kids Costume Contest – 2:30 pm
Heartland Mini Railroad - 2:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Pet Costume Contest - 3 pm
Brats, Potato Salad, and other Refreshments - 2 - 6 pm
Polka Band – 2:30 – 5:30 pm
Hula Hoops – 3 – 6 pm
Balloon Animals – 3:30 – 5:30 pm
Contest Winners Announced – 4 pm