ThroughSeptember 27, 2021 2:21 P.M.
OAK GROVE, KY (CLARKSVILLE NOW) – Oak Grove’s inaugural OAKtoberfest will take place on Saturday, October 2 at Oak Grove Racing, Gaming & Hotel.
Admission is free and the event will take place in the stands and on the patio overlooking the harness racing track, according to a press release.
“We are kicking off fall with our version of a traditional German Oktoberfest that we call OAKtoberfest,” said Darold Londo, president and CEO of Oak Grove Racing, Gaming & Hotel. “Come hoist a stein at the right times and good luck with us.”
Doors open at 4 p.m. with a live polka band and Oktoberfest food, draft beers, and soft drinks available for purchase. Registration for two competitions will take place from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. While the event is open to all ages, you must be at least 21 years old and a member of the Oak Grove Gaming Players Club to participate in the contests. Membership in the Players Club is free.
The Frocktober competition will take place at 5.30pm and invites guests to dress to impress with their best German. Wear a dirndl or lederhosen – be authentic but be creative – and you could win a package that includes $ 500 in free play, a free hotel night, a $ 100 gift certificate to Garrison Oak Steakhouse and Oak Grove Gaming swag. Applause from the crowd will be included in the choice of winners, so bring all your friends and family to cheer you on.
The Oak Grove Stein Hoist Challenge is an ultimate test of strength and endurance and will run from 6pm to 7pm. they can. The US national record for holding stein is 17 minutes and 11 seconds set in 2015. A man and woman with the longest lifting time will each receive a prize consisting of $ 500 in free play, a prize voucher. free night for a hotel room, a $ 100 loot gift certificate at Garrison Oak Steakhouse and Oak Grove Gaming.
The OAKtoberfest celebration is preceded by the 27th Annual Fall Classic Car Show presented by Memory Lane Cruisers in Oak Grove Gaming Parking Lot C. The auto show is 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Visit www.memorylanecruisers.net to learn more about the auto show.
For more information, visit www.oakgrovegaming.com.