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Alyeska Resort Celebrates Oktoberfest Festivities Over Two Weekends
August 26, 2014 (Girdwood, Alaska) – Alyeska Resort’s lively Oktoberfest features authentic Bavarian food, plentiful amounts of beer, polka music, and closing sets by Anchorage bands Rebel Blues and Nervis Rex. The celebration spans two weekends: Friday and Saturday, October 3 and 4, 2014, continuing the following weekend, Friday and Saturday, October 10 and 11, 2014. The event takes place in the Alyeska Resort Daylodge and admission into the festival is free and open to all ages.
Menu items include Sauerbraten, Pork Schnitzel, Grilled Bratwurst, Beer Braised Schweinehaxe, and giant Bavarian pretzels.
The free live music schedule features the upbeat and brass sounds of Alaska Blaskapelle, an Anchorage-based ensemble consisting of 12 to 15 musicians dressed in traditional German Lederhosen playing classic German music in the Bavarian style. Alaska Blaskapelle will play afternoon sets from 6:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. on Friday and Saturday, October 10 and 11, 2014.
Leaving behind traditional sounds, the closing musical act for each weekend of Oktoberfest will feature Rebel Blues Band and Nervis Rex, both popular Alaskan bands. Check online for full music schedule.
The Hotel Alyeska is offering a special Oktoberfest lodging package which includes one-night stay in a deluxe room, breakfast plus Oktoberfest steins with drink tickets for each adult. The package starts from $179 per night and is subject to availability, taxes and fees. Reservations can be by calling 907-754-2111 or visiting AlyeskaResort.com.
About Alyeska Resort (www.AlyeskaResort.com)
Alyeska Resort is Alaska's premier year-round destination featuring The Hotel Alyeska, an award-winning 304 room full-service property. Located just 40 miles from Anchorage and Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport, Alyeska Resort is your base camp for summer and winter excursions. Alyeska Resort stands out during ski season with 650” of average snowfall annually and the longest-continuous double black diamond ski run in North America. Learn more about the resort and plan your Alaskan adventure at www.AlyeskaResort.com or 800.880.3880.