Oktoberfest: A New Festival for Calgary

The Germans know what they are doing when it comes to celebrating beer, sausages and lively oompah bands. I attended Calgary’s first Oktoberfest festivities this past weekend and I’d have to say that Alberta Beer Festivals would have made King Ludwig I proud.

King Ludwig, Oktoberfest

Crown Prince Ludwig, 1807 by Angelica Kauffman

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Calgary’s First Oktoberfest!

This weekend the BMO Centre will be packed full of beer guzzlers, sausage & sauerkraut eaters and oompah band groupies. The reason for all of these German heritage festivities is that the first Calgary Oktoberfest is being held September 27th & 28th.

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I hope that they have waitresses carting mugs like these around! Courtesy of The Worldtravelling Blog

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