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Presented by Miller Lite
Mark your calendars now for Oktoberfest 2014, which takes place September 26-28, on the grounds of The Dayton Art Institute! Oktoberfest is the museum's largest annual fundraiser and vital to everything we do.
Presented by Miller Lite, this community event proudly boasts a dazzling array of artisans, unique foods, ample domestic, international and craft beers, kid-friendly art activities, live music on two stages, international wines and so much more! Oktoberfest includes a fully covered Main Stage viewing area, an expanded Craft Beer tent with big-screen TVs for all the weekend football action and the annual Oktoberfest Home Brew Beer Contest. The ACCO Brands FamilyFest provides free art activities for the kids, from noon – 6:00 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday.
The annual Oktoberfest Preview Party, presented by Premier Health, takes place on the Friday of Oktoberfest weekend, 7:00 - 11:00 p.m. Guests enjoy complimentary draft beer and wine, live entertainment and great socializing in a casual, less-crowded atmosphere.This year's Preview Party will feature music by The Menus!
Friday Business Lunch: 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Friday Preview Party: 7:00 - 11:00 p.m.
Saturday: noon - 11:00 p.m.
Sunday: noon - 7:00 p.m.
Join the Oktoberfest celebration on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for photos, video, special offers and updates from Oktoberfest! Search for the hashtag #OktoberfestDayton for the latest info and tag your posts and photos with #OktoberfestDayton!
Call for Beer & Weingarten Volunteers
The Dayton Art Institute's Beer Committee needs your help to pour beer and work in the Weingarten during this year's Oktoberfest!
There will be six (6) beer trucks and the international beer tent, offering domestic and international beer selections. The Weingarten will be located inside The DAI, with two remote locations on the grounds. It will feature several wine selections by the bottle or glass, as well as a variety of Oktoberfest beers.
Shifts are assigned on a first-come, first-serve basis. Popular shifts fill up immediately, so please return the form as soon as possible. Assignments will be made when we receive your sign-up sheet. All assignments will be made electronically. Please be sure to provide correct email addresses on your forms.
Please indicate your first, second, and third preferences by downloading and completing the registration form from the links below. Note: There are separate sign-up forms for individuals and groups. Be sure to also complete the Responsible Service of Alcohol Form and return it with your Volunteer Registration Form.
Return all completed forms by U.S. mail, postmarked no later than August 1, 2014, to:
DAI Oktoberfest Volunteers
P.O. Box 142
Dayton, OH 45409-0142
If you have any questions, please email DAIoktoberfestbeer@yahoo.com.
Preview Party Sponsor
Craft Beer Sponsor
Bistro Weingarten Sponsor
Heidelberg Distributing Company
Family Art Sponsor
Business Lunch Sponsor
Arrow Wine and Spirits