White Mountain Oktoberfest
October 6–7, 2018

White Mountain Oktoberfest

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    October 6–7, 2018
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    11:00a.m.–5:00p.m.
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    Free Admission

Get a taste of the Bavarian Alps right here at Loon Mountain during White Mountain Oktoberfest, the region's largest celebration of German food, drink, and music. This two-day festival perfectly coincides with fall foliage season, so you'll enjoy beer and brats alongside stunning views of New Hampshire's White Mountains.

All weekend long, an Oompah band will provide the soundtrack to a stein-hoisting contest, keg toss, and kids' activities–including a root beer keg toss. It's the perfect chance to reconnect with old friends and make new ones during the weekend's full lineup of activities and entertainment. Prost!

Weekend Activities

Indoor/Outdoor Beer Garden
Adults will enjoy a range of seasonal beers from Samuel Adams at an indoor/outdoor beer garden. In addition to sampling Samuel Adams classics like Oktoberfest and New England IPA and Sam '76, guests can also try several limited-release brews from Samuel Adams. Shandies and ciders from Traveler Beer Co., Angry Orchard, and Truly Spiked & Sparkling will also be available. TVs both inside and out will be playing the weekend's big games, so you won't have to miss out on any of the action.

Beer College with Samuel Adams
Students who enroll in this prestigious institution of hoppier learning will ride the Gondola to the summit of Loon Peak, where they'll soak up beer knowledge from the professionals at Samuel Adams. They'll taste and smell the fresh ingredients that make a good beer, and even learn some brewing secrets. The class costs $30 per person and enrollment is limited to 30 students, ages 21+.
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Live Music
The hills will be alive with the sound of Oompah! Guests will clap along and dance to the Alpiner Oompah band as they play polkas, waltzes, and other German-style favorites.

Fun & Games
White Mountain Oktoberfest wouldn't be the same without a full lineup of fun games and activities for all ages. Adults ages 21+ will flex their forearms during the Samuel Adams Stein Hoisting contest, the Stein Carryin', Keg Rollin' Relay Race, and the weekend's marquee event, the Keg Toss. Kids can also get in on the action with the Root Beer Keg Toss and Family Sack Race.

Mountaintop Yoga
Load the Gondola Skyride and spend the morning at the summit of Loon Peak, where stunning views of the White Mountains in peak foliage will inspire a special hour-long yoga session. Sessions are offered at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday, and each session is limited to 30 participants.
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18/19 Season Pass Pre-Season Sale
With several new season pass options and passes on sale at preseason prices through October 8, White Mountain Oktoberfest is the perfect, last-minute opportunity to buy. Just visit the Season Pass office to purchase your pass at any point during White Mountain Oktoberfest.
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Tent Sale

Visit the Loon Mountain Sports Tent Sale for 40-70% off last year’s skis, snowboards and boots - plus 30-70% off  outerwear and other apparel. Be sure to get here early to snag the best deals.
9:30am–5:00pm | Saturday and Sunday

Schedule of Events

Saturday, October 6
11:00AM Gates Open
11:00AM–5:00PM Water Balloon Launching
11:00AM–1:00PM Beer College
11:30AM–4:30PM Oompah Band
12:30PM Samuel Adams Stein Hoisting
1:00PM Family Relay Sack Race
1:30PM Costume Contest
2:00PM Kids' Root Beer Keg Toss
3:00PM Stein-Carryin' Keg-Rollin' Relay
4:00PM Keg Toss
Sunday, October  7
11:00AM Gates Open
11:00AM–5:00PM Water Balloon Launchin
11:00AM–4:00PM Oompah Band
11:00AM–1:00PM Beer College
12:30PM Samuel Adams Stein Hoisting
1:00PM Family Relay Sack Race
2:00PM Kids' Root Beer Keg Toss
3:00PM Stein-Carryin' Keg'Rollin' Relay
4:00PM Keg Toss