Red River Oktoberfest: October 10 - 12, 2014

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 $15 when you get to the park includes 8 tastings.


2013 Highlights:

People’s Choice Brewery Competition: sample beers and vote for your favorite (12pm - 4pm). Participating breweries include Santa Fe Brewing Co, Eske's Brew Pub, Taos Mesa Brewing Co, Commache Creek Brewing Co, Abbey Brewing Compnay and 10th & Blake.


Oktoberfest "Mega Mustache" Pub Crawl
: This themed pub crawl takes you on a tour of some of Red River’s favorite watering holes. Each bar will feature a special beer, and food specials will be available at designated participating locations. Meet in Brandenburg Park at 5pm for your first beer then take off on your own or in a group to the participating locations. A map will be provided!
Participating businesses: Black Diamond Grill, Capo's Corner, Timbers Restaurant, Lost Love Saloon (Texas Reds), Yesterday's Diner, and the Bull o' the Woods Saloon.

College Day: Wear your team colors for a chance 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. There will also be themed contests where you can compete on behalf of your favorite team!

Live Polka Music

Ms & Mr Oktoberfest Competitions
: Get out your loveliest dirndl or heartiest lederhosen and come compete for $100 in Chamber of Commerce gift certificates (can be used at any Chamber member in Red River). The Miss Oktoberfest competition will begin at 1pm and include a stein holding contest, yodeling contest, and an obstacle course. The Mr Oktoberfest competition begins at 3pm and includes stein holding, and obstacle course, and a special surprise category. Sign up at the chamber of commerce booth when you arrive at the park. Glück (good luck)! 

Games and Contests

Keg Karry:
Contestants attempt to prove their strength by carrying full kegs from Brandenburg Park to the Bull o' the Woods Saloon. Ladies are also invited to compete this year with pony kegs. Another fabulous way to win cash and great prizes! Everyone is invited to a bratwurst buffet at the Bull o' the Woods after the Keg Karry is over (free for participants or $5 for spectators). Interested in entering? Look for the Chamber of Commerce booth in the park for information.

Ski Trip Giveaway for Four - Lodging at Best Western River's Edge, Skiing and Rentals at Red River Ski Area and a dinner at Capos.

Watch NFL Football in the Park

Live music:  Eurofest Polka Band

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

Ski Trip Giveaway for Two

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 - Opportunities Available

2014 Oktoberfest T-Shirt Sponsors
- Opportunities Available

For lodging and visitor information call (877) 754-1708 or go to

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