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2nd Annual October Festival Held in Warroad

 

October 12, 2019

Ron Prelvitz

When emigrants from Germany crossed the Atlantic Ocean, they brought many of our most loved traditions with them; Christmas trees and fairy tales, kindergartens and beer gardens, polka bands and a festival called Octoberfest, often held the first weekend in October.

Warroad's 2019 October Festival on Friday Oct. 4th and Saturday Oct. 5th, was an ideal opportunity for Northern Minnesota residents to get in touch with their inner German.

"It's impossible to know how many attended the October Festival this year," reported Sarah Homme, Warroad's Events Project Manager, "but nearly 700 took p...



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