The 6th Annual OktoBierFest will be held at the Round Top Schuetzen Verein’s “Schuetzenpark” located at 710 FM 1457 just east of the city limits of Round Top on Oktober 27th, 2018.
The Park will open at 11AM and all activities are scheduled to close at 8PM. Freshly prepared German food will be available in the Biergarten. Specialties such as Kassler Rippchen (smoked pork chops),
Bratwurst made to the Schuetzen Verein’s unique recipe, Schmorkartoffeln (German Potatoes), Sauerkraut, of course, and radieschensalat (radish salad) will be offered.
Imported German Bier will be front and center. Available are Fassbier (keg beer) from the Paulaner Brewery located in the Bavarian capitol of Muenchen. Also available will be bottled beer from regional breweries from across Germany. Traditional glass and stoneware matched to your specific beer will be available for purchase.
To officially welcome all to the Bierfest, the traditional Fassanstich (keg tapping) will be held at 12 noon sharp in the pavilion. Musical entertainment will begin at 11:00 and continue non-stop until 8PM.
The line up will feature Enzian Buam Alpine Yodelers from Frelsburg, a talented group featuring Bavarian style music/yodeling, a first class German show band called Auf Geht’s from the Houston area and the Round Top Brass Band a 20 member group of semi and professional musicians playing traditional Oktoberfest blasmusik.
The ever popular Stein Holding Contest will be held mid afternoon. The ladies will go first holding their ½ liter ceramic steins following by the men hoisting the 1 liter glass steins called Masses. Last year over 40 festival goers participated to the entertainment of all.
There is no entry fee to this popular event. The Round Top Schuetzen (members of the Rifle Assn.) work very hard in keeping this event as German themed as possible. All are invited to experience a real Texas German Oktoberfest. Come in your lederhosen, hat and dirndls if you wish! Visit roundtoprifle.com for more information.