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Oktobeerfest 2010 with CAMRA Vancouver

September 20th, 2010 @ 10:32am (PT) by Rebecca Bollwitt

CAMRA Vancouver is hosting their second annual OktoBEERfest this week at Heritage Hall on Main Street.

6,000 beer drinkers
Munich Oktoberfest – Photo credit: identity chris on Flickr

What Traditional Oktoberfest-style event with live music from the Rheinlander Band, dancing, games, costumes, and plenty of craft beer, pretzels, and beer brats.

Where Heritage Hall (3102 Main Street, Vancouver)
When September 24, 2010 from 6:30pm – 11:30pm

How Tickets are available for $40 (CAMRA members) or $50 (non-members) either online or in person at Firefly on Cambie or Brewery Creek on Main. Admission includes dinner, beer tokens, and your own stein (12oz commemorative glass).

Cheers!
Photo credit: James Almond on Flickr

The Beer
Oktobeerfest will include selections from Storm, R&B, Big Ridge, Big River, Red Truck, Howe Sound, Russell, Gordon Biersch, Erdinder, and more.

If you would like to attend CAMRA’s Oktobeerfest, here’s how you can enter to win two tickets:

  • Leave a comment on this post (1 entry)
  • Post the following on Twitter (1 entry)
  • RT to enter to win @CAMRA_YVR Oktobeerfest tickets from @Miss604 http://ow.ly/2GZZa

    I will draw one winner tomorrow (September 21st) from all entries received at 5:00pm.

    CAMRA Vancouver is a local chapter of the Campaign for Real Ale, supporting traditional regional brews.

    Update The winner is Gina. Have a great time!

    If you’re heading out to one of Vancouver’s many Oktoberfest events over the next week or so, please remember to enjoy responsibly and plan a safe trip home in advance.

    Fine print: You must be 19 years of age or older to enter this contest.

    Current contests on Miss604.com

    55 comments

    1. steven says:

      Hello! Guten Tag!

      Oktoberfest is one of my favourite celebrations… food, beer, cheer’n’friends!

      P.S. Here’s a great album of professional photos of Oktoberfest celebrations in Germany: http://www.boston.com/bigpicture/2010/09/oktoberfest_2010.html

    2. don says:

      sounds like a great time!

    3. Becky says:

      Pretzels, costumes and beer! Sounds awesome to me.

    4. Marina says:

      Beer, pretzels, games, dancing and music. Sounds like all things wonderful.

    5. Jennifer says:

      I’d love to go!

    6. mort-y says:

      I’ll dust off my dirndl (hope it still fits) Ach du Lieber!

    7. Phyllis says:

      I still have yet to try Red Truck beer, heard good things!

    8. Ellie says:

      Beer Fest! YEAH!
      Love to go!

    9. I have never wanted to win one of you contests more than this one. The mug, the beer, the party, this looks fun!

    10. Stefan says:

      Would love to attend. Time to get out my lederhosen!

    11. Teresa K says:

      Sounds fun!

    12. Ian yeung says:

      Ooooo pick me!!! :) sounds fun!

    13. Megan says:

      Beer!!!!!!!!!!

    14. Shawn R says:

      Count me in as I am a big beer drinker. Love to enjoy this event.

    15. Carol says:

      Cheers!

    16. T King says:

      Prost! looks like fun!

    17. K says:

      didn’t know something like this existed

    18. Sanaz says:

      Always fun times when beer is involved!

    19. Scott says:

      Wow I want to go!

    20. Erin says:

      The real thing was wonderful and I’m sure this would be too!

    21. Looks like so much fun!

    22. Ryan says:

      Count me in. Do they have pork knuckle?

    23. kath says:

      Ich liebe Bier! Would love to go…wonder what Storm’s got brewing…

    24. Jessica says:

      Oh my goodness! I would love to go!
      Another one of your wonderful contests that I want to win!

    25. Lacey Mac says:

      I would love to go, please me & my b.f need a break, I am new 2 the 604

    26. JJ says:

      need…beer…now…

    27. Brooke says:

      fingers crossed!

    28. Monica C says:

      I wonder how this will compare to Oktoberfest in Germany

    29. Lana says:

      I would love to go!!

    30. Leah says:

      Would be so fun to go!!

    31. Kevin says:

      This would probably be a good lead up to one day attending a real Oktoberfest eh?

    32. Lo says:

      Awesome – I just learned about CAMRA recently after a trip to England – we should all be supporting the Campaign for real ale!

    33. Dee says:

      Sounds like a lot of fun!

    34. Leanna says:

      I can’t believe I have never been to an Oktoberfest anywhere! Maybe this is the year my horizons are widened. Cheers.

    35. Randy says:

      This would be sooooo cool to see.

    36. Robin says:

      Sounds yummy!

    37. Kandes says:

      “Always do sober what you said you’d do drunk. That will teach you to keep your mouth shut.”
      -Ernest Hemmingway

      I wanna go!!

    38. Laura says:

      I love Oktoberfest, can’t make it down to Leavenworth WA (so fun) this year so Heritage Hall it is!

      EIN ZEIN ZUFFA!

    39. Gina says:

      Pretty please with salt on top!!! I have a friend visiting from LA and would love to show her some miss604-style hospitality ;)

    40. I’ve always wanted to celebrate Oktoberfest!

    41. Cynthia says:

      I love Octoberfest!!! Would like to win tix!

    42. Matt says:

      Would love to go to this!

    43. Stephanie says:

      Guten Tag! It’s Germany’s 200th anniversary this year!

    44. Becky says:

      Wow – how have I not already heard of this? Looks awesome!

    45. Yasmin says:

      What better way to surprise my boyfriend for his birthday?!

    46. Agasel L says:

      Please enter my name! Beer, beer, beer, beer….

    47. Karen says:

      Oooh!!! Danke!

    48. David D says:

      mmm, I’d love to go!

    49. Chrissy says:

      Beer me please!

    50. Iain says:

      Ich liebe Bier!

    51. Tracey Flattes says:

      Beer is always good, but when it’s free it’s even better!

    52. Angela says:

      Sounds like fun! Our German visitor and I would love to come.

    53. doris says:

      guten tag! I would love to attend this :)

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