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Dates: October 8-10

Location: Tempe Beach Park, 80 W Rio Salado Parkway

Admission: $10.00 Friday / Saturday Free until 2 PM / Saturday $10.00 after 2 PM / Sunday Free

Attendees: Families, Seniors, Children, Singles, Millennials – Fun For All Ages!

Format: Outdoor Bavarian Themed Festival

Features: Great Music, German & Local Beers, Bräts & Carnival Food, Carnival Rides, Dachshund Races

Title Sponsor: Four Peaks Brewing Company.

Fun Fact: The first Oktoberfest was held on October 12, 1810 in Munich, Germany to honor the wedding of Crown Prince Ludwig, later to become King Ludwig I, to Princess Therese of Saxony-Hildburghausen. It was a city-wide event celebrated as a festival for the whole of Bavaria.

DID YOU KNOW?

In 2021, Tempe Sister Cities marks the 49th anniversary of its Oktoberfest celebration in Tempe.

Oktoberfest is an annual fundraiser with proceeds used to send Tempe high school students to cities all around the world. Tempe Sister Cities is an internationally recognized non-profit, awarded multiple times for its promotion of multiculturalism.

Funds raised also help bring more than 30 high school students and teachers from international cities to Tempe for 5 weeks each year.

Tempe Sister Cities is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization founded in 1970 and has won the Overall Best Sister City in America Award four times from Sister Cities International.

DIVERSITY: THE RIGHT FIT FOR EVERY PERSON

Diversity. Inclusion. They are more than just words for us.

As an all-volunteer organization that seeks to advance international and cross-cultural understanding, Tempe Sister Cities respects and embraces diversity, and practices inclusion.

No matter your race, your religion, your age, your country of origin, your gender, your sexual orientation, your disabilities, your socioeconomic status, you are welcomed and included.

TEMPE SISTER CITIES

City

Agra City

Beaulieu sur Mer

Carlo

Cuenca

Cuzco

Lower Hutt

Regensburg

Skopje

Timbukto

Trollhattan

Zhenjiang

 

Country

India

France

Ireland

Ecuador

Peru

New Zealand

Germany

North Macedonia

Nali

Sweden

China

 

Year

2016

1997

1998

2008

2012

1981

1976

1971

1991

2015

1989

 

 

Media & Sponsor Contact

Paul Sheard
paul@fourpeaksoktoberfest.com

Mike O’Hara
mike@fourpeaksoktoberfest.com

Lauren Gearhart
lauren@fourpeaksoktoberfest.com

Sponsor/Vendor/Exhibitor Contact

Bobbi Jones
bobbi@fourpeaksoktoberfest.com

Volunteer Contact

volunteer@fourpeaksoktoberfest.com
Visit our volunteer page

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