FAMILY FUN AT OKTOBERFEST NW
Oktoberfest NW is a family-friendly festival with fun activities for the entire family in the Munich and Bavarian Festhalles, including the Root Bier Garden, arts and crafts, Maypole Dance, games, face painting, pumpkin decorating, a scavenger hunt, and on Sunday, the 1/2 Mile Kids Root Beer Run. Important: 21+ on Friday and Saturday from 6 p.m.
Kids' Activities include:
KIDS 1/2 MILE ROOT BEER RUN
Sunday, Oct 6th. Kicks off at noon.
Hot on the Stein Dashers heels in 2019 will be little Stein Dashers! Children 10 & under can participate in the ever-popular, Kids 1/2 Mile Root Beer Run.
All Kids 1/2 Mile Run participants will receive:
- Kids Root Beer Run "Racing" Cape
- 5 oz Root Beer at the 1/4 mile mark
- Free Entry into Oktoberfest NW
- Stein Dash Mug
- First Root Beer on us!
More information HERE!
A ROOT BIER GARDEN
Sponsored by Crater Lake, the Root Bier Garden features keg-poured Crater Lake root bier floats, treats and snacks!
A SCAVENGER HUNT
A fun activity just for kids within the Oktoberfest NW Munich Festhalle. Visit the Root Bier Garden during the event, to collect your scavenger hunt list.
FREE PUMPKIN DECORATING- For the kids!
Find a spot at the Kinderfest table and decorate a pumpkin with all sorts of fun items from googly eyes to glitter! Leave your pumpkin to dry and collect later.
FREE FACE PAINTING
Kids of all ages can get free airbrush tattoos from 11 am to 6 pm on Saturday and Sunday.
AN AUTHENTIC MAYPOLE DANCE
Take part in an authentic Maypole Dance with the Enzian Schuhplattler Dancers as your instructors!
ARTS & CRAFTS PROJECTS WITH THE TACOMA GERMAN LANGUAGE SCHOOL
Kids can participate in authentic arts and craft projects provided by the Tacoma German Language School! You might even learn a few German words while you're at it!
Kids Hammerschlagen® & games
A dedicated Kids Hammerschlagen® area by the Root Bier Garden. Teach your kids the rules, and enjoy!* There are also corn hole toss boards, holey boards, and giant stack-able blocks throughout the Munich and Bavarian Festhalles, for all to enjoy! * Children must be supervised by an adult.
Sunday is HALF-PRICE FAMILY Day!
$7.50 General Admission on Sunday courtesy of The News Tribune and Star 101.5 FM. Children 12 & under are free all weekend. Note: All ages are welcome at Oktoberfest NW until 6 p.m. on Friday & Saturday, and all day Sunday. Guests must be 21+ after 6 p.m. on Friday and Saturday.