FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Trudi Webster, Media Director                    
Oktoberfest Northwest 2019
425.295.3262 |trudiw@festivals-inc.com
Festivals Inc.


DISCOUNTED EARLY BIRD TICKETS ON SALE NOW FOR 15TH ANNUAL OKTOBERFEST NORTHWEST PRESENTED BY EVERGREEN EYE CENTER


Thursday, May 2, 2019 — Puyallup, WA — Oktoberfest Northwest presented by Evergreen Eye Center, is Washington's largest Munich-inspired Oktoberfest celebration, with three days of non-stop entertainment from Friday through Sunday, October 4th - 6th, 2019, at the Washington State Fair Events Center in Puyallup, Washington.

Prost inside two themed Festhalles: the Munich Festhalle, and the Bavarian Festhalle, plus enjoy Weiner Dog Races, Stein Dash 5K, Sports Haus, Bavarian Bier-lympics, Root Beer Garden, kids’ activities including free face painting, a scavenger hunt, pumpkin decorating, and the Northwest's exclusive Hammerschlagen® Tournament of Champions.

We are excited to offer early bird discounted options: General Admission Tickets, VIP Guest Experience Package, Fest Stein & Bier Package, and the new Experience Oktoberfest Northwest Package, on sale, now at www.oktoberfestnw.com

In addition to authentic German biers in steins, Oktoberfest Northwest’s food menu will have something for all tastes, from classic Bratwurst, sauerkraut, and pretzels, to Itty Bitty Schnitty’s mega schnitzel with Lingonberry jam and Bruno’s European Restaurant’s Bienenstich (German cake with caramelized almonds and vanilla custard), and Apfel Strudel. Lighter food options will also be available.

Entertainment at Oktoberfest Northwest will include traditional German bands and entertainment including five-time Grammy nominee, LynnMarie and The Nashville Polka Guys, Z Musikmakers, and the Enzian Schuhplattler dancers, plus a lineup of top 40, and rock covers party bands, to keep the party going, all weekend.

Ticket and Package Options:

General Admission:  Friday: Noon – 3 p.m. FREE, 3 p.m. – Close: $12 - online ($15 at the gate) Saturday: $12 - online ($15 at the gate)
Sunday: $6 online (7.50 at the gate) - Discount Admission for Family Day courtesy of The News Tribune and STAR 101.5 FM

VIP Guest Experience (Max 150 guests per day - purchase online only)       
Friday, Oct. 4 & Saturday, Oct. 5 between 5:00 p.m. – 11:30 p.m.
Includes:
- Same-day Admission (Must be 21 or older with ID)
- Exclusive VIP Area with Private Bar located by the Festhalle Stage in the main event with easy access to Dance Floor!  
- Limited Edition German Bier Poured in VIP ONLY: + three additional German biers, and wine.
- Official Stein with 2 beverage tickets 
- Souvenir Oktoberfest NW Drinking Glove (while supplies last)
- Light Appetizers/Snacks (served from 7 p.m.)
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Skip the Bier Ticket Lines! Additional beverage tickets purchased at VIP line.
- Souvenir Oktoberfest lanyard (wristband in/out privileges during event)|
- VIP-only Hammerschlagen stump
- No-host coat rack within VIP Lounge

TICKETS:  Super Early Bird (until sold out): $75. Pre-Event: $85 (until sold out).  On-site: $95 (if available)

NEW! Experience Oktoberfest NW Package (purchase online only)
Includes:
- Same day admission
- Official Oktoberfest Stein
- Souvenir Oktoberfest NW Drinking Glove (while supplies last)
- 2 Beverage Tickets with Fast Line
- $15 in Oktoberfest Food Vouchers (as good as cash)

TICKETS: Friday & Saturday: $57. Sunday: $49

Oktoberfest NW Fest Stein & Bier Package

Includes:
- General Admission (no access to VIP Guest Experience)
- Oktoberfest Souvenir Stein + 2 Beverage tickets for bier or wine
- Official Oktoberfest NW Souvenir Drinking Glove * while supplies last
- Fast Line for collection of stein and bier tickets

TICKETS: Friday & Saturday: $45. Sunday: $37 

For the full list of Oktoberfest Northwest event details, and to purchase tickets and packages, visit: www.oktoberfestnw.com. Prost! #OktoberfestNW

Oktoberfest Northwest
Friday-Sunday, October 4-6, 2019
Washington State Fair Events Center
110 9th Ave SW
Puyallup, WA 98371
Entry at Blue Gate Only

Event Hours:
Friday Noon – Midnight
Saturday, 11 a.m. – Midnight, & Sunday- 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.
(Note: 21 & older after 6 p.m. on Fri & Sat.)

Oktoberfest Northwest is a collaborative effort between Festivals Inc. (producers of the Bite of Seattle®) and the Western Washington Fair Association.
www.oktoberfestnw.com

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