by Teri Link
When you think of Oktoberfest, what comes to mind? Beer, lederhosen, and music? Well, you can find all that and more at Dubuque’s Annual Oktoberfest, taking place this year on Saturday, September 17th from 11 AM to 6 PM at the Q Casino Back Waters Stage.
Why in September and not October? The reason is two-fold. This is the same day that Oktoberfest begins in Munich, Germany, and also the weather is much more predictable and nicer in September in Iowa. Not only will you find good beer, interesting costumes, and great music but also dance troupes, contests for people and pets, and fun activities for the entire family.
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