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Wednesday, August 27, 2008

Snowbird Kicks Off 36th Oktoberfest

Oktoberfest swings into high gear this weekend at Snowbird Resort, in the mountains above Salt Lake City. This is the 36th season for the popular festivities.

Over the years, Oktoberfest has become Utah's premier celebration of German food, music, dance and fun.Some 70,000 visitors are expected to participate over the 13-day celebration. Popular attractions include Oktoberfest Halle, featuring the tastes of Bavaria with entertainment from local and national German bands and yodelers. Kinderland offers fun for children of all ages; Der Marktplatz will allow shoppers to browse through a variety of crafters.

The celebrations runs weekends through Oct 5.

See the festival web page for details.

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