Rain or Shine Under the Big Top Tent at the Fairport Junction Festival Site
The fastest growing Oktoberfest in New York! Featuring World Class Musicians, traditional dancers, and authentic German Cuisine by Swan's Market.
-Beer Shuffle Board game. -Party indoors under the heated tent or outdoors in the beer garden. -Traditional Beer Stein-holding contest. -Traditional Keg Tapping Ceremony Friday at 7pm.
DIRECTIONS and PARKINGFrom Downtown: Take Exit 25 off of Rt 490 and follow Fairport Road East for approx. 3 miles. When you reach the four corners, Turn left onto Main St. Cross over the Main St. Lift Bridge and turn Right onto Liftbridge Lane East. The Fairport Junction Festival Sight will be on your left between the Blue Cactus Restaurant and Mulconry's Irish Pub and Restaurant. Below is a map (courtesy of the Village of Fairport Circulation, Accessability, and Parking Report) showing where you can park for the event. We're using 77 spaces, the rest are yours!
Contact:Scott Winner, Executive Director Fairport Partnership for a Better Community 585-377-6010, Scott@fairportpartnership.org www.fairportpartnership.org
Press ReleaseGet your German music and food fix at the fifth annual Fairport Oktoberfest! Fairport Oktoberfest will he held Friday, October 3, from 3 p.m. to midnight, and Saturday, October 4, from noon to midnight; nestled in the Fairport Junction Festival Site, Lift Bridge Lane East. Admission is $5 at the gate, but is free til 5pm on Friday and free til 5pm on Saturday. New this year: Free admission throughout the event for all active and retired Police, Fire, EMS, and military personnel. The German-American culture celebration includes traditional music, food, dancing, beer and wine. Continuous music includes Paul Krueger, the Fairport Fire Department Oktoberfest Band, Alpine Horns, Perinton Concert Band, and the internationally renowned Genesee Valley Alpine Band. At 9 p.m.both nights, Oktoberfest goes Rocktoberfest featuring Jumbo Shrimp and North Side Johnny. Authentic German cuisine will be provided by Swans Market, as well as Oktoberfest Beer from Yuengling, Hof Brau, Paulaner, and Konig Ludwig; and Woodchuck 802 Cider. A beer stein holding contest, beer shuffle board game, and a traditional keg tapping ceremony, will begin Friday night at 7 p.m.