Rotary Carroll County Oktoberfest MD
Danele Shipley Memorial Arena
Westminster, MD 21157
Saturday, October 7, 2017 12-8
Sunday, October 8, 2017 12-6
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Happy 206th Birthday Oktoberfest!

Whether or not you are a beer drinker, you have no doubt heard about the famous Oktoberfest that takes place each year in Munich, Germany. This year Oktoberfest will celebrate its 206th birthday, the first festival took place in 1810 in honor of Bavarian Prince Ludwig’s marriage. All around the world other countries, states, and […]

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The History of Oktoberfest And What it is Today

Oktoberfest has been around for over 200 years! Over time, it has evolved in many ways from the first event in 1810. The entire focus of the festival has shifted during these last few centuries. Read on if you are curious to know how it all began! The First Oktoberfest The first Oktoberfest commenced in […]

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5 Oktoberfest Traditions to Know Before Attending

Don’t get us wrong, you are welcome to show up at the Rotary Oktoberfest of Carroll County (ROCC) with no prior knowledge or experience. But if you want to know more about the Oktoberfest culture and feel more involved in the festival, take a look at these traditions no Oktoberfest goes without. We hope this […]

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Danele Shipley Memorial Arena
Westminster, MD 21157
Saturday, October 7, 2017 12-8
Sunday, October 8, 2017 12-6