2010 Oktoberfest in Charleston, South Carolina

Sep 23, 2010 7:00 PM | Charleston, SC

Join members of the German-American community in Charleston, South Carolina at the Charleston Rifle Club on September 23rd for their annual Oktoberfest.

2010 Oktoberfest stein Enlarge image This is the official "Wiesn-Bierkrug" for the 177th Oktoberfest. (© picture-alliance/dpa ) Feast on authentic German Food ~ Knockwurst; Bratwurst; German style Chicken w/bacon; German Potato Salad; Sauerkraut; Soft Pretzels; Gourmet Dinner Rolls; Braided Apple Strudel.

Entertainment will be provided by The Stratton Mountain Boys.

Thursday, September 23rd, 2010
6:30 pm Social Hour ~ 7 pm Dinner

Casual or German Attire

$25.00 donation per person / 225 person limit

For ticket purchases please contact Dave Sikes email

Sponsored by:
Arion Society; Deutscher Bruderliche Bund; German Friendly Society; Charleston Rifle Club

Charleston Rifle Club
2221 Heriot Street
Charleston, SC

Oktoberfest

Atlanta Skyline (c) picture-alliance/Chad Ehlers

Oktoberfest - A Truly German Tradition

Oktoberfest waitress © picture-alliance/ dpa

Over the course of the 17-day festival in Munich—which takes place this year from September 17 to October 3—some 1.85 million gallons of beer and hundreds of thousands of pork sausages and spit-roasted chickens are consumed by over six million visitors from around the world. How and why did this popular tradition begin?