Oktoberfest will be coming to Fort Leonard Wood this Saturday

Oktoberfest will be coming to Fort Leonard Wood this Saturday. Sponsored by the Family and Morale, Welfare, and Recreation Division, activities will include an Oktoberfest Volksmarch starting from Pershing Community Center at one o’clock in the afternoon. Those who want to participate should pre-register no later than Thursday by calling 573-596-6982 or registering online. The pre-registration fee is $25, which includes a commemorative mug filled with a beverage of choice, as well as one bratwurst or pretzel. Registration on the day of the event is $30. Oktoberfest itself will begin at 3:30 with the traditional keg tap at Pershing Community Center, followed by live music, dancing, food, barrel tossing, a stein holding competition, and more. Events will be open to the public. Non-Department of Defense I-D holders should stop at the Visitor’s Center for a day pass to enter Fort Leonard Wood. Be sure to have a valid photo I-D, current proof of vehicle registration, and proof of insurance on you when you come into the Visitor’s Center.