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White Mountain Oktoberfest

Saturday, October 7, 2017 to Sunday, October 8, 2017

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. Presented by Samuel Adams, 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. There will be equally stunning deals on skis, snowboards and other winter gear during our inaugural Loon Mountain Sports Tent Sale.

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 and pumpkin painting. It's the perfect weekend to reconnect with old friends and make new ones during the weekend's full lineup of activities and entertainment. Prost!

Steins & Boots

Limited-edition Oktoberfest glass boots will be available starting September 1, 2017.

Gates Open at 11:00 am

Admission is free for all ages. Please bring a valid ID and please drink responsibly. #WMOktoberfest

Weekend Schedule

Live Music

The hills - and Octagon Lodge - will be alive with the sounds of Oompah! Clap along to the Eastern Sound Orchestra as they play polkas, waltzes, and other German-style favorites. The music starts at 11:00 am on Saturday and 11:30 am on Sunday.

Pumpkin Painting

Pick out your favorite pumpkin and make it as festive as you like. While supplies last.

Water Balloon Launching

Load, pull, aim, and release. See if you have what it takes to hit our targets located up on the hill for a chance to win awesome prizes!

Saturday, October 7

12:30 pm | Samuel Adams Stein Hoisting

Raise the stein! Think you can hoist a full liter stein longer than anyone else? Be sure to show up in the Octagon Lodge for your chance at an entire year of beer bragging rights!
Sign Up: 12:00pm @ Welcome Tent | Ages: 21+ | Limited to 20 participants

1:00 pm | Family Relay Sack Race

Teams of 2 will compete in our obstacle course sack race over hay bales and around corn stalks. Be sure to hold off on the sauerkraut until after you've finished hopping around!
Sign Up: 12:00pm @ Welcome Tent

2:00 pm | Kids Root Beer Keg Toss

Kids ages 20 and under compete by tossing an empty keg of root beer as far as they can. This keg is kid-friendly in size and taste. Presented by K&W Root Beer
Sign Up: 1:00pm @ Welcome Tent | Limited to 50 participants | Ages: 12 & under and 13 & up

3:00 pm | Stein-Carryin', Keg-Rollin' Relay Race

Teams of 2 should be prepared to roll kegs around hay bales and then hurdle some more hay bales while carrying steins, all while trying to beat the clock. Presented by Samuel Adams.
Sign Up: 2:00pm @ Welcome Tent | Ages: 21+

4:00 pm | Keg Toss

Be a competitor or a spectator in Saturday's biggest event. Wind up & heave a properly-emptied keg the furthest and you'll take home the crown. Presented by Samuel Adams.
Sign Up: 3:00pm @ Welcome Tent | Ages: 21+ |Male & Female Divisions | Limited to 50 Male & 50 Female participants

Sunday, October 8th

12:30 pm | Samuel Adams Stein Hoisting

Raise the stein! Think you can hoist a full liter stein longer than anyone else? Be sure to show up in the Octagon Lodge for your chance at an entire year of beer bragging rights!
Sign Up: 12:00pm @ Welcome Tent | Ages: 21+ | Limited to 20 participants

1:00 pm | Family Relay Sack Race

Teams of 2 will compete in our obstacle course sack race over hay bales and around corn stalks. Be sure to hold off on the sauerkraut until after you've finished hopping around!
Sign Up: 12:00pm @ Welcome Tent

2:00 pm |Kids Root Beer Keg Toss

Kids ages 20 and under get to compete in throwing an empty keg of root beer. This keg is kid-friendly in size and taste. Presented by K&W Root Beer
Sign Up: 1:00pm @ Welcome Tent | Limited to 50 participants | Ages: 12 & under and 13 & up

3:00 pm | 4th-Quarter Quarterback Challenge

Hut, Hut Hike! Test your QB skills in this challenge of accuracy and distance. Establish yourself as an elite quarterback and leave the field a champion.
Sign Up: 2:00pm @ Welcome Tent | Limited to 50 participants | Ages: 12 & under and 13 & up

4:00 pm | Keg Toss

Be a competitor or a spectator in this marquee event of the weekend. Simply heave a properly-emptied keg the furthest and you will be crowned the Keg Toss Champion of 2017! Sounds easy, huh?! Not so much. Presented by Samuel Adams.
Sign Up: 3:00pm @ Welcome Tent | Ages: 21+ |Male & Female Divisions | Limited to 50 Male & 50 Female participants

While you're here, tag your photos with #WMOktoberfest! We'll be sharing some of our favorites.
Don't forget to follow Loon and Samuel Adams.
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