Red River Oktoberfest: October 9-11, 2015

2014 Raffle Winners
D. Smith, Los Lunas, Nm - Carved Bear donated by Bear X-ing
N. Schemmer, Norman, OK - Ski Trip Package furnished by the Red River Ski Area, Black Mountain Lodge and Grill, All Seasons Sports
M. Meier, Topeka, KS - Elk (cow) Hunt and lodging donated by the Pueblo Sandia and Bobcat Pass Ranch

Thanks to everyone who played and helped make Oktoberfest 2014 a big success!

Authentic German food & music, craft beers & New Mexico wines, arts & crafts vendors, entertaining games & contests, ski trip giveaways, family friendly activities,

changing colors, and more!

Admission is FREE and you can buy your commemorative taster mug for $10
or stein glass for $20 when you get to the park includes 8 tastings.


2015 Highlights:

People’s Choice Brewery Competition: sample beers and vote for your favorite on Friday and Saturday. Participating breweries include Santa Fe Brewing Co, Commache Creek Brewing Co, 550 Brewery, New Mexico Craft Brewing Co,  Abbey Brewing Company and 10th & Blake. Participating winery is St. Clair's Winery. 


Oktoberfest Beard/Mustache Competition : No shave November now starts in October! Come show us the hairs on your chiny chin chin! 
Prizes for Best Overall Beard and Best Overall Mustache 

College Day: Wear your team colors on Friday to win a ski trip back to Red River this winter! For each piece of NCAA apparel you sport you’ll receive one entry into the raffle.

German Day: Wear your favorite German inspired outfit(lederhosen/dirndl) for a chance to win a ski trip back to Red River this winter! For each piece of German apparel you sport you'll receive one entry into the raffle.

Raffles:  Ski Trip to Red River this winter -- Wood-carved Bear provided by Bear Xing

Live Polka Music

Ms & Mr Oktoberfest Competitions
: Get out your loveliest dirndl or heartiest lederhosen and come compete for $100 in cash. The Miss Oktoberfest competition will begin at 12pm and include a stein holding contest, yodeling contest, and an obstacle course. The Ms. Oktoberfest competition begins at 1pm followed by the Mr. Oktoberfest competition -  includes stein holding, and obstacle course, and maybe a special surprise category. Sign up at the chamber of commerce booth when you arrive at the park. Viel Glück (good luck)! 

Games and Contests

Pumpkin Carving Contest: Come test your carving skills against local artists! Kids pumpkin face painting contest is also available for the little ones. Prizes for most intricate and scariest carving. 

Ski Trip Giveaway for Two - Lodging at Auslander, Skiing and Lift Tickets at Red River Ski Area, Rentals by All Seasons Sports 

Live music:  Eurofest Polka Band

will be spinning your favorite polka (and non-polka) hits

2014 Oktoberfest Event Sponsor
Town of Red River

2014 Large Stein Sponsors

NM Adventure Company - Bighorn Sports & Rentals - Old Tymers Cafe

 2014 Oktoberfest Music Sponsors - All Seasons Sports

2014 Oktoberfest T-Shirt Sponsors
- Shotgun Willie's, Lifts West Condominiums, Edelweiss Condominiums, The Knot Hole, Best Western River's Edge, Auslander Condos, 3 Bears Lodge, Der Markt, People's Bank, Terrace Towers Lodge, Brett's Bistro, Bull O' the Woods, and Black Diamond Grill.

For lodging and visitor information call (575) 754-3030 or go to

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