Oktobeerfest 2010 with CAMRA Vancouver

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CAMRA Vancouver is hosting their second annual OktoBEERfest this week at Heritage Hall on Main Street.

6,000 beer drinkers
Munich Oktoberfest – Photo credit: identity chris on Flickr

What Traditional Oktoberfest-style event with live music from the Rheinlander Band, dancing, games, costumes, and plenty of craft beer, pretzels, and beer brats.

Where Heritage Hall (3102 Main Street, Vancouver)
When September 24, 2010 from 6:30pm – 11:30pm

How Tickets are available for $40 (CAMRA members) or $50 (non-members) either online or in person at Firefly on Cambie or Brewery Creek on Main. Admission includes dinner, beer tokens, and your own stein (12oz commemorative glass).

Photo credit: James Almond on Flickr

The Beer
Oktobeerfest will include selections from Storm, R&B, Big Ridge, Big River, Red Truck, Howe Sound, Russell, Gordon Biersch, Erdinder, and more.

If you would like to attend CAMRA’s Oktobeerfest, here’s how you can enter to win two tickets:

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  • RT to enter to win @CAMRA_YVR Oktobeerfest tickets from @Miss604 http://ow.ly/2GZZa

    I will draw one winner tomorrow (September 21st) from all entries received at 5:00pm.

    CAMRA Vancouver is a local chapter of the Campaign for Real Ale, supporting traditional regional brews.

    Update The winner is Gina. Have a great time!

    If you’re heading out to one of Vancouver’s many Oktoberfest events over the next week or so, please remember to enjoy responsibly and plan a safe trip home in advance.

    Fine print: You must be 19 years of age or older to enter this contest.

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    1. stevenMonday, September 20th, 2010 — 10:41am PDT

      Hello! Guten Tag!

      Oktoberfest is one of my favourite celebrations… food, beer, cheer’n’friends!

      P.S. Here’s a great album of professional photos of Oktoberfest celebrations in Germany: http://www.boston.com/bigpicture/2010/09/oktoberfest_2010.html

    2. donMonday, September 20th, 2010 — 10:45am PDT

      sounds like a great time!

    3. BeckyMonday, September 20th, 2010 — 10:46am PDT

      Pretzels, costumes and beer! Sounds awesome to me.

    4. MarinaMonday, September 20th, 2010 — 10:54am PDT

      Beer, pretzels, games, dancing and music. Sounds like all things wonderful.

    5. JenniferMonday, September 20th, 2010 — 10:55am PDT

      I’d love to go!

    6. mort-yMonday, September 20th, 2010 — 10:56am PDT

      I’ll dust off my dirndl (hope it still fits) Ach du Lieber!

    7. PhyllisMonday, September 20th, 2010 — 10:57am PDT

      I still have yet to try Red Truck beer, heard good things!

    8. EllieMonday, September 20th, 2010 — 11:11am PDT

      Beer Fest! YEAH!
      Love to go!

    9. Ryan CousineauMonday, September 20th, 2010 — 11:12am PDT

      I have never wanted to win one of you contests more than this one. The mug, the beer, the party, this looks fun!

    10. StefanMonday, September 20th, 2010 — 11:16am PDT

      Would love to attend. Time to get out my lederhosen!

    11. Teresa KMonday, September 20th, 2010 — 11:21am PDT

      Sounds fun!

    12. Ian yeungMonday, September 20th, 2010 — 11:23am PDT

      Ooooo pick me!!! 🙂 sounds fun!

    13. MeganMonday, September 20th, 2010 — 11:24am PDT


    14. Shawn RMonday, September 20th, 2010 — 11:43am PDT

      Count me in as I am a big beer drinker. Love to enjoy this event.

    15. CarolMonday, September 20th, 2010 — 11:49am PDT


    16. T KingMonday, September 20th, 2010 — 12:06pm PDT

      Prost! looks like fun!

    17. KMonday, September 20th, 2010 — 12:33pm PDT

      didn’t know something like this existed

    18. SanazMonday, September 20th, 2010 — 1:15pm PDT

      Always fun times when beer is involved!

    19. ScottMonday, September 20th, 2010 — 2:01pm PDT

      Wow I want to go!

    20. ErinMonday, September 20th, 2010 — 2:21pm PDT

      The real thing was wonderful and I’m sure this would be too!

    21. Natalie LapointeMonday, September 20th, 2010 — 3:06pm PDT

      Looks like so much fun!

    22. RyanMonday, September 20th, 2010 — 3:33pm PDT

      Count me in. Do they have pork knuckle?

    23. kathMonday, September 20th, 2010 — 3:38pm PDT

      Ich liebe Bier! Would love to go…wonder what Storm’s got brewing…

    24. JessicaMonday, September 20th, 2010 — 3:41pm PDT

      Oh my goodness! I would love to go!
      Another one of your wonderful contests that I want to win!

    25. Lacey MacMonday, September 20th, 2010 — 4:19pm PDT

      I would love to go, please me & my b.f need a break, I am new 2 the 604

    26. JJMonday, September 20th, 2010 — 4:30pm PDT


    27. BrookeMonday, September 20th, 2010 — 5:44pm PDT

      fingers crossed!

    28. Monica CMonday, September 20th, 2010 — 5:47pm PDT

      I wonder how this will compare to Oktoberfest in Germany

    29. darian kovacsMonday, September 20th, 2010 — 6:29pm PDT


    30. LanaMonday, September 20th, 2010 — 7:51pm PDT

      I would love to go!!

    31. LeahMonday, September 20th, 2010 — 9:36pm PDT

      Would be so fun to go!!

    32. KevinMonday, September 20th, 2010 — 9:42pm PDT

      This would probably be a good lead up to one day attending a real Oktoberfest eh?

    33. LoMonday, September 20th, 2010 — 10:35pm PDT

      Awesome – I just learned about CAMRA recently after a trip to England – we should all be supporting the Campaign for real ale!

    34. DeeMonday, September 20th, 2010 — 10:56pm PDT

      Sounds like a lot of fun!

    35. LeannaMonday, September 20th, 2010 — 11:00pm PDT

      I can’t believe I have never been to an Oktoberfest anywhere! Maybe this is the year my horizons are widened. Cheers.

    36. RandyTuesday, September 21st, 2010 — 2:29am PDT

      This would be sooooo cool to see.

    37. RobinTuesday, September 21st, 2010 — 7:49am PDT

      Sounds yummy!

    38. KandesTuesday, September 21st, 2010 — 9:49am PDT

      “Always do sober what you said you’d do drunk. That will teach you to keep your mouth shut.”
      -Ernest Hemmingway

      I wanna go!!

    39. LauraTuesday, September 21st, 2010 — 10:16am PDT

      I love Oktoberfest, can’t make it down to Leavenworth WA (so fun) this year so Heritage Hall it is!


    40. ShannonTuesday, September 21st, 2010 — 11:53am PDT


    41. GinaTuesday, September 21st, 2010 — 11:55am PDT

      Pretty please with salt on top!!! I have a friend visiting from LA and would love to show her some miss604-style hospitality 😉

    42. Nicole BansalTuesday, September 21st, 2010 — 11:56am PDT

      I’ve always wanted to celebrate Oktoberfest!

    43. CynthiaTuesday, September 21st, 2010 — 11:56am PDT

      I love Octoberfest!!! Would like to win tix!

    44. MattTuesday, September 21st, 2010 — 11:58am PDT

      Would love to go to this!

    45. StephanieTuesday, September 21st, 2010 — 12:11pm PDT

      Guten Tag! It’s Germany’s 200th anniversary this year!

    46. BeckyTuesday, September 21st, 2010 — 12:18pm PDT

      Wow – how have I not already heard of this? Looks awesome!

    47. YasminTuesday, September 21st, 2010 — 12:19pm PDT

      What better way to surprise my boyfriend for his birthday?!

    48. Agasel LTuesday, September 21st, 2010 — 12:45pm PDT

      Please enter my name! Beer, beer, beer, beer….

    49. KarenTuesday, September 21st, 2010 — 2:10pm PDT

      Oooh!!! Danke!

    50. David DTuesday, September 21st, 2010 — 2:33pm PDT

      mmm, I’d love to go!

    51. ChrissyTuesday, September 21st, 2010 — 2:40pm PDT

      Beer me please!

    52. IainTuesday, September 21st, 2010 — 3:47pm PDT

      Ich liebe Bier!

    53. Tracey FlattesTuesday, September 21st, 2010 — 4:03pm PDT

      Beer is always good, but when it’s free it’s even better!

    54. AngelaTuesday, September 21st, 2010 — 7:19pm PDT

      Sounds like fun! Our German visitor and I would love to come.

    55. dorisWednesday, September 22nd, 2010 — 11:18pm PDT

      guten tag! I would love to attend this 🙂

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