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Top 10 (Plus 5) Oktoberfest Celebrations In The Carolinas

I've never fully understood why Oktoberfest is called Oktoberfest. The flagship event in Munich, Germany usually begins in mid-September, as do a couple here in North Carolina. Get ready to shake the dust off of your dirndls or lederhosen and hoist a stein. Prost!

September 9: Charlotte Oktoberfest (Symphony Park)

September 16-17: Durham Oktoberfest (Motorco Music Hall, Durham, NC)

September 30: Mills River Oktoberfest (Sierra Nevada Brewing Co., Mills River, NC)

September 30: Triad German Club Oktoberfest (Greensboro, NC)

October 5-8: Oktoberfest at NOMA Square (Greenville, SC)

October 6-7: Triangle Oktoberfest (Cary, NC)

October 7: Asheville Oktoberfest (Pack Square Park, Asheville, NC)

October 7: Kernersville Oktoberfest (Korner's Folly, Kernersville, NC)

October 13-15: Hickory Oktoberfest (Union Square, Hickory, NC)

October 13-14: Myrtle Beach Oktoberfest (Valor Park, Market Common, Myrtle Beach, SC)

October 13-15: Oktoberfest Columbia (Incarnation Lutheran, Columbia, SC)

October 14: Oktoberfest Charleston (St. Matthew's Lutheran, Charleston, SC)

October 14-15: Sugar Mountain Resort Oktoberfest (Village of Sugar Mountain, NC)

October 20-22: Oktoberfest on Main Street (Walhalla, SC)

October 26-28: Onslow Oktoberfest (Jacksonville, NC)

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