Gypsum goes German for Oktoberfest on Saturday, Oct. 7 |

Gypsum goes German for Oktoberfest on Saturday, Oct. 7

A competitor takes on the obstacle course during Gypsum Oktoberfest. The 2017 event returns to town on Saturday, Oct. 7.
Kristin Anderson | Special to the Daily |

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What: Gypsum Oktoberfest

When: Saturday, Oct. 7

Time: 1 to 5p.m.

Where: Lundgren Theater Park in Gypsum

Details: Games and music will be free. Authenic German food and Gyptoberfest beer will be offered for sale.

The guys at Bonfire Brewing in Eagle have fashioned a special beer to help the fine folks in their neighboring community celebrate this weekend. With a name like Gyptoberfest, it has to be memorable.

The Gypsum Chamber, town of Gypsum and Gypsum Recreation Center will celebrate the community’s inner oompa this Saturday at their annual Oktoberfest celebration. Everyone is urged to break out their lederhosen and dirndls and join in the fun.

The celebration will include live music by Fifty 50, games, contests and a bounce house. Party attendees can purchase traditional German food along with the special event brew.

The fun gets under way at 1 p.m. at Gypsum’s Lundgren Theater Park.

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This article originally published Oct. 1, 2017, in the Vail Daily

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