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Squaw Valley Oktoberfest

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09/21/2019 - 12:00pm
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This annual event will transform the Village at Squaw Valley into a miniature Bavaria complete with authentic German beer and food, Bavarian music, the ever-popular Oktoberfest Games and plenty of family fun.


  • Entry is free for all ages
  • $20 donation includes .5 liter stein mug and two beer tickets. Additional beer tickets are available for $5 each
  • All proceeds from beer sales benefit the High Sierra Lacrosse Foundation
  • ​Festival goers must be 21 years or older with a valid ID to purchase beer
  • Brats, Bavarian Pretzels and Rootbeer floats available for purchase
  • New this year! Don't miss trying A Taste of Switzerland's authentic cheese breads

All Oktoberfest Games are FREE to enter. First come, first to participate.

  • Keg Rolling: Roll and empty keg through a challenging course, fastest time wins
  • Brat Toss: Toss the bratwurst onto a keg, with each round adding difficulty, last person standing wins
  • Stein Holding Competition: Two full 1-liter steins are held at shoulder height, last person standing wins
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