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Gilbert Oktoberfest coming in 2019

Posted at 7:30 AM, Aug 21, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-20 13:12:06-04

GILBERT – The town of Gilbert is bringing the autumn season with their first-ever Oktoberfest featuring delicious bratwursts, Bavarian-inspired beer by local Arizona Breweries, traditional polka music, contests, and more!

The event will take place on Oct. 5 from 2-10 p.m. at the Gilbert Civic Center located at 50 E. Civic Center Dr. Here, guests will experience the traditions celebrated at this annual event in Bavaria. And no Oktoberfest is complete without a brat eating contest, stein holding competition, wiener dog race, and live music.

Guests can expect unique performances from local artists including Ken Levine’s Funkhaus Brass BandThe Black Moods and 2 Tone Lizard Kings.

Presale tickets are on sale now at for just $10 a person. Tickets can be purchased at the gate on the day of the event for $20 a person and kids 12 and under will get in free.

Plus, it’s for a good cause! Part of the proceeds for the event will benefit Phoenix Children’s Hospital – the most comprehensive children’s care facility in the state.

For more information on food and festivities to expect at Oktoberfest, visit the event’s website.