2016 Vienna Oktoberfest Burgermeister Friderike Butler kicks off Vienna's annual Oktoberfest celebration by officially tapping the beer keg.
Photo by Carey Sienicki/Vienna Business Association
As the drizzle and dark clouds moved out of Vienna on Saturday, Vienna Oktoberfest guests moved into the celebration grounds. The beer garden was full as folks drank beer and ate German-style food from the tent vendors. Sponsored by the Vienna Business Association in cooperation with the Town of Vienna, Oktoberfest is the primary fundraising engine for First Night Vienna.
Volunteers from VBA and local service clubs and groups manned shifts from 11 a.m. to close at 7 p.m. along the historic Church Street corridor. Almost all contracted vendors – from merchandise to services – showed up, as did the live entertainment. For more information, visit ViennaBusiness.org