When you’re visiting Seattle in October with time to spare, be sure to set aside a day or two for a fun trip to Leavenworth. A short two-hour drive from the city center brings you face to face with this charming Bavarian-style destination that’s nestled into the Cascade Mountains of central Washington. Leavenworth is a delightful village that comes complete with alpine architecture and a variety of restaurants, shops and beyond that are inspired by its German heritage. In October, many visitors consider Leavenworth the next best thing to being in Munich when Oktoberfest is in full swing. Whether you’re an Oktoberfest enthusiast or a first-timer with a passion for German fare, Leavenworth Oktoberfest is an event you won’t want to miss.
A Multi-Weekend Event
In 2019, Leavenworth Oktoberfest in Seattle will be held the weekends of October 4th and 5th, 11th, and 12th, and 18th and 19th. All of Leavenworth comes to life in the spirit of celebration during this exciting festival built on culture, flavor, and comradery. Children 12 and under enjoy free entrance with an adult while Fridays are $10 admission and Saturdays are $20 per person. Once you’ve purchased your ticket, beer and beverage tickets are available as well in order to customize your flavorful festival experience. With an admission ticket guests will receive a wristband that lets you hop between all four venues that this Oktoberfest in Seattle hosts. Each venue comes with its own unique set of food and beverage stands as well as exciting entertainment options.
A Munich-Inspired Ambiance at this Oktoberfest in Seattle
No matter which weekend or venue you choose to attend, guests to Leavenworth Oktoberfest will be treated to an endless lineup of music, dance, and costumes. Every day of the festival includes a lineup of wonderful live performing artists as well as traditional dance performances that encourage guests to try their own feet at something toe-tapping. Come as you are or feel free to join in the fun and sport your best lederhosen while you’re celebrating. Bratwurst, beer, pretzels, and German cake abound, making this a festival that speaks to the taste buds. If you’re visiting the festival with little ones, be sure to make a stop at the Kinderplatz where bouncy toys, arts, crafts, and a climbing wall await!
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