Grab your Lederhosen, sport your best braids and gear up for Uptown’s very first FREE Oktoberfest!

Happening this weekend, on Saturday, October 5th from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., Uptown’s upper boulevard in front of Whole Foods will be transformed into all things beer, food and family fun for this much-anticipated – and kid-friendly – event.

Along with being able to partake in local beers and traditional Oktoberfest food from Whole Foods – pretzels and sausages, anyone? – you can also be entered to win a prize for best costume, beard or braids.. so come in your finest Oktoberfest garb!

On top of the family-focused crafts, an obstacle course, photo booth and more happening all day long, the day’s schedule will be as follows:

1:00 p.m. – Accordion Entertainment by Mary Ross

1:30 p.m. – Mayor Fred Haynes to Tap the first Keg

2:00 p.m. – The Tumbling Dice Musical Entertainment

2:00 p.m. – Face Painting by Sparkle Shack

3:00 p.m. – Beard, Braid & Costume Contest Winners Announced

You can grab your FREE tickets online or at the door, and even better? Buy a beer and get a free Oktoberfest Beer Stein while supplies last!

Oktoberfest at Uptown Shopping Centre

  • When: Saturday, October 5th – 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Where: Uptown Shopping Centre – in front of Whole Foods, 3440 Saanich Road

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