The city of Parker toasts German heritage and traditions with its own Oktoberfest from Friday to Sunday, September 14 to 16 in O’Brien Park. The FREE event features live German music, Bavarian dancers, a Biergarten, contests and lots of authentic German food. Kids can enjoy an obstacle course, rock climbing walls, midway games and more.
There are Dachshund races (Saturday at 2:30 p.m.) and a Parker Oktoberfest pageant, where they will crown this year’s Parker Oktoberfest Princess, Ms., Mrs. and Queen. More than 100 vendors will be on hand, too.
This year’s Oktoberfest will feature special performances and appearances by Grimm Fairytale actors and actresses. Interact with Grimm Fairytale actors and actresses throughout the festival all weekend.
Hours are Friday, 6 p.m. to 11 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. 10795 S. Victorian Dr., Parker.