The season of beer festivals continues with Charleston Oktoberfest

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Bummed you missed the past weekend's beer festivals? Perk up on this rainy Monday afternoon because Charleston Oktoberfest is return to Blackbaud Stadium on Sunday, October 25 from 12 to 5 p.m.

What can you expect? Read on:

This year’s headline Oompah band is the Roger Gootman Sauerkraut Band; in addition to live Oompah music there will be authentic German dancers, a wide selection of German beers and a variety of delicious Oktoberfest food options. The first 1,000 festival attendees will receive a free commemorative beer stein.

Blackbaud Stadium will once again be transformed into a Bavarian-style beer hall with big tents along the South concourse for the stage and beer trestle-tables. The main beer vendors will also be arranged on the concourse.

The 2009 Oktoberfest Corporate Challenge, the German Cup, will run during the Oktoberfest festivities with local teams competing in a variety of fun events including tug-o-war, barrel races, three-legged races and bratwurst eating competitions.

Is it the 25th yet?

Tickets are available online or by calling (843) 971-4625 for $5 in advance or $7 day of event.

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