Reminder: Edmonds Oktoberfest starts Friday

Nick and Jane Hansen enjoy a dance at the 2022 Edmonds Oktoberfest. (File photo)

The third annual Edmonds Oktoberfest is Friday and Saturday, Sept. 15-16 in downtown Edmonds. Sponsored by The Rotary Club of Edmonds, your participation will help the club raise funds for local nonprofits. Rotary promises a fun and festive atmosphere for the whole family where guests can enjoy a variety of food, an eclectic mix of musical performances, games, a Kids Korner and a Pet Parade.

The location is the Frances Anderson field, 700 Main St. in downtown Edmonds. The Beer Garden will open at 3 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 15, featuring beer, wine and cider. A variety of food trucks will be serving family-friendly refreshments. Live music will entertain till 9:30 p.m.

On Saturday, Sept. 16, Oktoberfest will feature entertainment for the whole family with Kids Korner running from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. The ever-popular Pet Parade returns to Oktoberfest on Saturday. The parade begins at noon and requires registration to participate. For early registration, details about the parade, and a list of prize categories, visit the Edmonds Oktoberfest website and click on the Pet Parade icon.

As the sun shines brightly, Smilin Scandinavians play rousing polkas to kick off the Edmonds Oktoberfest festivities in 2022.

This year’s beer garden will feature a dozen beers, and many local breweries will be represented. Along with popular Oktoberfest-type beers, there will be wine, cider and non-alcoholic refreshments. The Edmonds Oktoberfest will also have local food trucks offering a variety of yummy-tasting food and treats.

Live music will be performed on Friday and Saturday with a variety of music styles — from traditional Oktoberfest tunes to classic rock favorites. For a complete line-up of the bands and their performance times, visit the website and click on the Band Schedule icon.

Admittance to the Beer Garden requires you to be 21 years of age or older There is a $10-per-person entry fee.

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