Some great photos of the first 2 weekends from our local media photographers –
From the Advocate:
Oktoberfest Crowds Revel in Seasonal Beer, Gorgeous Weather
Schnauzer Costume Contest
First Kegs Tapped at the Deutsches Haus
Ian McNulty at the New Orleans Advocate has written an article that is a little bit about Oktoberfest and a lot about the transition to the new Haus:
The scale of Oktoberfest at Deutsches Haus is measured over three weekends in beer kegs by the hundreds, sausage and schnitzel by the thousands, and German potato salad by the ton.
This year, however, the German cultural group behind Oktoberfest is on the cusp of something even bigger, and it goes beyond the party about to unfold on its grounds.
Read the full article here