HIGHLANDS, NJ - The feel-good spirit of Highlands’ 13th ANNUAL Oktoberfest is modeled on the traditional Munich, Germany Oktoberfest with an emphasis on eating; drinking and being merry while providing something for everyone. Authentic German food, children’s activities, crafters, live music, dancing and other great entertainment will be part of the Highlands Business Partnership’s 13th Annual Oktoberfest celebration taking place in Veterans Park on Bay & Shrewsbury Avenues on Saturday, October 5th from 2:00 – 9:00 PM. Admission and Parking is free. The rain date is October 6th from 2 – 8 p.m.
The park is festive, the food is great and the varieties of German beers are even better. Authentic German food is a highlight of this famous festival. Executive Chef Butch Greenwaldt is preparing the menu with plenty of traditional German favorites hot off the grill such as bratwurst, knockwurst, kraut, potato pancakes, goulash, sauerbraten and Bavarian noodles along with other tasty fare those less adventurous.
Quench your thirst with plenty of Oktoberfest Beers, both light and dark, and Coors Light provided by our proud beer sponsor, Shore Point Distributors. There will be live authentic German music by the Ed Hendela Band and the Bayern Verien German Dancers will be sure to get the crowd moving. Festivities will include a “Best-Dressed” Contest, and a “Beer Stein Holding” Contest with special prizes. There will also be a Super 50/50 drawing with 50% of the proceeds going to the lucky winner.
The Highlands Business Partnership is a non-profit commercial alliance dedicated to fostering economic growth as well as preserving the area’s historic past. Programs and events are made possible by our generous sponsors including, Comcast, Frank Rahm Landscaping, WRAT 95.9, Hufnagel Professional Tree Service, Shore Point Distributing Company, Seastreak, T&M Associates. For directions or any additional information on Oktoberfest, please visit us at www.highlandsnj.com or call (732) 291-4713.