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Addison Oktoberfest Celebrates 30th Anniversary

Addison Oktoberfest Celebrates 30th Anniversary

Did you know that there are only six breweries allowed for Märzen (known as Oktoberfest beer over here in the U.S.) for the official German Oktoberfest held in Munich every year?  (Hofbrau-Munchen, Lowenbrau, Hacker-Pschorr, Augustiner, Spaten, and Paulaner, for those that are wondering. Well this past weekend, one of those six was official beer sponsor [...]

Time Traveling Through Scarborough Renaissance Festival

Time Traveling Through Scarborough Renaissance Festival

This year’s 37th annual Scarborough Renaissance Festival proved to be as timeless as the historical period that it represents. For those unfamiliar with the event, it is one of America’s top Renaissance festivals that happens to take place every spring in Waxahachie. There is something for everybody with over 200 shops, 24 stages of entertainment, wine tasting, jousting knights, manpowered rides, and much more. They also host an array of special events each weekend to keep things fresh.

How to Get the Most Out of Addison Oktoberfest this Weekend

How to Get the Most Out of Addison Oktoberfest this Weekend

This Thursday, September 18th, kicks off a weekend-long celebration of the beauty of this four day event is that Addison has provided ample ways to save money while still experiencing Germany to its fullest.

Chamberlain’s Brau House, a True Bavarian Experience for Addison Oktoberfest

Chamberlain's Brau House, a True Bavarian Experience for Addison Oktoberfest

I'll admit, I've never actually attended a true Oktoberfest. I'd heard about the ones smattered across Europe in celebration of Germany each fall, but even growing up in Dallas I never had the opportunity to attend the city's most celebrated and cultural events. When I received the invitation to dine at the Oktoberfest-themed Chamberlain's Brau House last Thursday evening, I jumped at the chance.

Things to do at Untapped Festival September 8, Win Tickets!

Things to do at Untapped Festival September 8, Win Tickets!

Take the Margaret Hunt Hill West to the Untapped Festival, which will inhabit Trinity Groves from 1 to 11 p.m. (even earlier if you’re a VIP) on September 8. There will be plenty of beer to try and bands to listen to, but here are two of the day’s selections you won’t want to miss.

Five Dallas Festivals in April You Don’t Want to Miss

Five Dallas Festivals in April You Don’t Want to Miss

Apparently April is festival season, who knew?

The Inaugural CoHabitat Oktoberfest

The Inaugural CoHabitat Oktoberfest

CoHabitat, a Dallas coworking space for tech startups, freelancers, and entrepreneurs in Uptown, is hosting an Oktoberfest celebration this Friday that is sure to spark a new tradition in the Dallas tech scene.

2011 Annual BrewRiot & Homebrew Competition in Bishop Arts

2011 Annual BrewRiot & Homebrew Competition in Bishop Arts

The 3rd annual BrewRiot and Homebrew competition takes place in the historic Bishop Arts District on May 22, from 4-8pm. Local homebrewers compete in the streets showcasing their craft brews alongside live music, games, and more. Several regional microbrewies will also be on hand sampling their wares and answering questions. Adding to the Brewriot this year is a Backyard Burger Throw-down competition, and a live performance by The King Bucks. Bring your IDs. Kids and pets are welcome.

Annual Home Brew Riot Festival in Bishop Arts District

Annual Home Brew Riot Festival in Bishop Arts District

The Bishop Arts District will be closing down North Bishop Avenue this Saturday, June 12th, for the Second Annual Brew Riot Festival. From 6pm to 10pm, taste free samples from 11 homebrewers (like Nasty Nelly’s Strange Brew, MyBlock Miabock, or Mind the GAP Mild) and beers from 9 microbreweries.