Amarillo Oktoberfest - LIVE Music by the Polkatimers
Prepare to embark on a Texan take on the cherished Oktoberfest tradition at Amarillo's enchanting Starlight Ranch this autumn. Against the backdrop of the vast Texas landscape, immerse yourself in an authentic Bavarian atmosphere, complete with the rich notes of real German beer and the warm aroma of freshly baked pretzels. Indulge your palate with a sumptuous German dinner that pays homage to centuries-old recipes, while the lively polka band fills the air with joyous melodies, inviting you to dance and revel in the spirit of togetherness. Adding a dose of delightful quirkiness, the festivities will culminate in an entertaining wiener dog race, where these spirited pups will steal the show. So, don your finest dirndl or lederhosen and join us for a captivating fusion of German heritage and Texan hospitality, as Oktoberfest comes alive at the Starlight Ranch in Amarillo, a truly unforgettable celebration of culture and camaraderie.
The Dachshund Race at the Oktoberfest held at Starlight Ranch is a heartwarming spectacle that showcases the agility and charm of these pint-sized furry athletes as they dash towards the finish line with boundless enthusiasm. Spectators are treated to a delightful display of determination and cuteness, making the race a beloved highlight that adds a touch of whimsy to the festivities.
You must come in by 5PM to register your dog. Race starts at 7:30PM.
Register your dog here.
Indulge in a tantalizing array of authentic German flavors at the Oktoberfest in Starlight Ranch, Amarillo. Feast on a mouthwatering trio of sausages, each bursting with distinct savory profiles, perfectly complemented by the hearty textures of German-style potato salad and the tangy crunch of sauerkraut. To complete the culinary journey, savor the colossal delight of a Texas-sized Bavarian pretzel, baked to golden perfection, offering a delectable fusion of Lone Star charm and traditional German taste.
Flown all the way from Germany, you can relish the rich and time-honored tradition of enjoying Paulaner and Spaten Oktoberfest beer. Whether you're a beer aficionado or a casual imbiber, these esteemed selections will transport your taste buds to the heart of Munich's beer culture, ensuring a truly immersive and delightful experience.
• Guests under the age of 18 must be accompanied by parents or legal guardian
• Gates open at 4pm
• Food & alcohol available for purchase
• Food trucks on-site
• No outside food or beverage
• No outside coolers