Oktoberfest coming to Newport
The Newport Yachting Center's 14th International Oktoberfest! celebrates the best of German music, food, and culture over the Columbus Day weekend, Oct. 7 through 9. This authentic German Oktoberfest includes lively Bavarian music, authentic German and American cuisine, a biergarten, and a kindergarten children's area featuring pony rides from Tower Hill Equestrian.
As with all the Newport waterfront festivals, the proceeds from the International Oktoberfest! will help various local charities, including Hugs and Halos.
Hours are Saturday, Oct. 7, from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Sunday, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.; and Monday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
All events take place at the Newport Yachting Center, at the corner of Commercial Wharf and America's Cup Avenue, in Newport. Admission is $12 for adults, Children under 12 are admitted free if accompanied by a paying adult. Call 846-1600 for more information.