Voted "Best Festival" by the Urban Tulsa Weekly, Linde Oktoberfest offers fun for the whole family. Visitors to this Oktoberfest celebration will enjoy delicious food, refreshing beverages, high-flying carnival rides, live music straight from Germany and much more. Sit down and savor authentic German beer imported from Munich, or enjoy a glass of wine while listening to the sounds of live Bavarian-style entertainment. Other festivities include polka dancing and rows of booths filled with art and crafts. The festival also offers authentic markets where visitors can find all kinds of German items such as stained glass, steins, Pilsner glasses, beads and novelties.
A trip to Tulsa's Oktoberfest would not be complete without witnessing a variety of hilarious events offered each year including beer keg races, beer pong competitions and wiener dog races. German music groups, as well as ethnic favorites, will showcase their talents in front of crowds of festival-goers, while rock-'n-roll cover bands, dance troupes and country artists perform in various tents situated throughout the Oktoberfest grounds. Learn to polka or do the chicken dance, which was introduced in the United States in 1981 at Linde Oktoberfest. Don't forget to bring the kids to the children's tent, where they can enjoy musicians, storytellers and artists.
Known for its delectable food offerings, Linde Oktoberfest does not disappoint. Come to this celebration of German, Czech and Austrian culture to enjoy an astonishing variety of German delicacies and fair food favorites. Mouthwatering options include schnitzel sandwiches, Bavarian cheesecake, German potato salad, bratwurst with sauerkraut, knackwurst and polish sausages, potato pancakes, Stollen, hot pretzels, smoked turkey legs, fresh apple strudel and hot Reuben sandwiches. Other offerings include loaded nachos, strawberry Newberg, roasted nuts, funnel cakes, freshly squeezed lemonade, sundaes, barbecue sandwiches and kettle corn.