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Dates: October 12-14, 2018

Location: Tempe Beach Park

Admission: Free

New for 2018: Collaboration Brew with Tempe’s Four Peaks Brewing Company and Regensburg, Germany Weltenburger Kloster, Expanded 4v4 Soccer Tournament, Kickball Tournament, and AZ Cardinals Viewing Party

Attendees: Families, Seniors, Children, Singles, Millennials – Fun For All Ages!

Format: Outdoor Bavarian themed festival, a traditional European style celebration

Features: Local & International Food, 25+ Varieties of Beer, Music, Dancing,
Rides, Contests, Sports & More

Title Sponsor: Four Peaks Brewing Company.

Fun Fact: The first Oktoberfest was held on October 12, 1810 in Munich, Germany to honor the wedding of Crown Prince Ludwig, later to become King Ludwig I, to Princess Therese of Saxony-Hildburghausen. It was a city-wide event celebrated as a festival for the whole of Bavaria.

DID YOU KNOW?

In 2018, Tempe Sister Cities marks the 46th anniversary of its Oktoberfest celebration in Tempe.

Oktoberfest is an annual fundraiser with proceeds used to send Tempe high school students to cities all around the world each year. Tempe Sister Cities is an internationally recognized non-profit, awarded multiple times for its promotion of multiculturalism.

Funds raised also help bring more than 32 high school students and teachers from international cities to Tempe for 5 weeks each year.

Tempe Sister Cities is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization founded in 1970 and has won the Overall Best Sister City in America Award four times from Sister Cities International.

TEMPE SISTER CITIES

City

Agra City

Beaulieu sur Mer

Carlo

Cuenca

Cuzco

Lower Hutt

Country

India

France

Ireland

Ecuador

Peru

New Zealand

City

Regensburg

Skopje

Timbuktu

Trollhatten

Zhenjiang

Country

Germany

Macedonia

Mali

Sweden

China

Media Contact

Mike O’Hara –  Co-Event Coordinator
Email: Mike@fourpeaksoktoberfest.com
Call: 602-625-3493

Paul Sheard –  Co-Event Coordinator
Email: Paul@fourpeaksoktoberfest.com
Call: 480-206-4219

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