Das Best Oktoberfest

Das Best Oktoberfest, sponsored by the Trigger Agency, is returning to NYC for thesecond year in a row! Das BestOktoberfest will take place on Saturday, October 22, 2011 at La Venue and The Tunnel in West Chelsea at 608 West 28th St.,  (between 11th & 28th).  Adults ages 21 and over are invited to experience an amazing fun-filled day of music, contests, food, and suds!

Over 150 international and craft beers, plus wines and schnapps are available to ticketholders who will receive a sampling glass upon arrival for anall-you-care-to-taste sampling. It’s das best day of beer sippin’, sausage tastin’, music listenin’, lederhosen wearin’ on this side of the Atlantic! Hot sauces, beer accessories, and even an outdoor cigar area will be available for all guests.

The best German-inspired foods available in New York City will be in abundance andoffered ala carte from several vendors from sausages to side dishes while guests enjoy foot stomping live music from authentic oompah and polka bands.  What’s an Oktoberfest without a few competitions? Enter the Best Beer Belly in NYC competition and take a shot at winning $100 and bragging rights or, the Miss Oktoberfest contest where one lucky fraulein will also win $100.

Dress in authentic German garb for a FREE lanyard! And the individual wearing the most creative designed pretzel necklace just might win a Heavy Seas Gift Basket and $100.

Tickets areavailable online at www.nyoctoberfest.com

Session One:  Noon to 4:00 p.m. (Last callat 3:45 p.m.)

Session Two: 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. (Last call at 9:15 p.m.)

Each session:  $65 in advance or $80 at the door.

Admission includes a souvenir tasting mug, unlimited sampling of beer, wine, andschnapps, plus live entertainment. German food will be available a la carte.

Grand Oompah Tasting Session – Limited to 100 people.  Tickets: $150

Valid from Noon-9:30 p.m. (both sessions) includes admission, souvenir tasting mug, lanyard, Oktoberfest hat, T-shirt, unlimited sampling of beer, wine, andschnapps, plus a special German Tasting Seminar hosted by Festival Founder, Greg Nivens, special guests plus the Oompah girls and guys. Tasting session includes authentic German Oktoberfest foods, sausages, chicken, pickleplatters, pretzels, and much more. Menu will include over 100 specialty beers and 4 different schnapps.

Tickets are limited and purchases made online will be available at WILL CALL at the Festival. Proper identification required. Applicable NY taxes and fees will beapplied to the order.