20th Annual Whiteface Oktoberfest is scheduled October 1-2.
WILMINGTON, N.Y. – The 20th annual Whiteface Oktoberfest, in Wilmington, N.Y., is scheduled for Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 1-2. The two-day festival is fun for the entire family with activities including arts and crafts, children's amusement rides including the popular hayride and inflatables, Bavarian food, drink and entertainment.
Of course the Whiteface Oktoberfest offers great traditional German music from Die Schlauberger, including the Lake Placid Bavarians, who have been performing traditional Bavarian music in the north country for the last 20 years, and Ed Schenk on the accordion. The Cloudspin Lounge will also feature music from Schachtelgebirger Musikanten (Scha-Musi) and performing at their third Oktoberfest will be Spitze and The Alpen Trio.
Oktoberfest will be held Saturday from 10 a.m.-7 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. A complimentary shuttle service will be provided both days. Departure from the Olympic Center Box Office in Lake Placid takes place at 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. Departure from Whiteface to Lake Placid takes place at 2 p.m., 4 p.m., 5 p.m. (Sunday only), 6 p.m. (Saturday only), and 7:30 p.m. (Saturday only). From Wilmington pick-ups are at noon both days with the return shuttle leaving Whiteface at 5 p.m.
Admission is $15 for adults, $9 for juniors and seniors and gondola rides are $12.