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Oktoberfest 2012 - October 20, 2012 11:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M
/EINPresswire.com/ Haymarket, Virginia - October 9, 2012 -- Oktoberfest is coming to Haymarket on October 20th - Awesome. Washington St. will be closed to make way for street vendors and pedestrians. The fun filled fest will run from 11 A.M. to 5 P.M.
Unleash your Inner German for the day, with German fare, and a festive family friendly atmosphere. German music will be provided by the infamous Eldelweiss Band. Come ready to dance. There will be a German Costume contest, for adults & kids. The winner will receive a party for 6 at a local Haymarket restaurant.
In addition to the ever popular playground, the kid's area will host pumpkin decorating,
apple bobbing and other activities. Kids, wear your Halloween costume and enter the kids costume contest. Winner will receive a basket of Haymarket goodies.
Vendors will line the street, and autumn flowers will be available for sale. Hay bales will be scattered about for your sitting comfort.
And don't miss the hay rides, and apple cider, fresh breads, funnel cakes, kettle corn, pies, jams and jellies, and as a special treat enjoy the fun at Wegman's Pumpkin Patch.
There will be scarecrow making, a pretzel necklace station, and BME Photography will be on site taking photos of you and your family and friends. Photos will be available for purchase. As a special treat, the Gecko is coming to send best greeting from Dave Stinson at Geico.
Town restaurants will offer German beer through the day, and you can go Trick or Treating at local Haymarket shops.
Special German foods such as brats & sauerkraut will be prepared and served from Sean Foster's famous and well used grille.
Watch college football, tailgating style, at Giuseppe's Ristorante Italiano.
And what else … B E E R … Enter a slice of Old World Germany in our open air Biergarten, complete with German music, dancing, tables and … B E E R … Sit, relax, and enjoy the different kinds of beer!! 100% of Biergarten proceeds will go to Rainbow Therapeutic Riding Center's Wounded Warrior Program.
Come join the fun … October 20th, 11 A.M. to 5 P.M. … Oktoberfest Haymarket Style … PROST!!!!
Haymarket, founded in 1799, is an incorporated town in Virginia, lying in the western portion of Prince William County. Haymarket encompasses one half square mile and has a population of 1,250. Haymarket is replete with history and sits on the 175 mile historical trail, Journey Through Hallowed Ground, which runs from Gettysburg, Pa. to Charlottesville, Va. The Town of Haymarket is governed by a Mayor and Town Council consisting of six members. www.townofhaymarket.org.
About Spend The Day in Haymarket
Spend The Day in Haymarket is a privately held company whose charter is to make people aware of Haymarket retail and business offerings, as well as the delightful atmosphere of this small historic town and to support its economic development. The organization works with the Town of Haymarket and local business to increase awareness and participation in Historic Haymarket.