Oktoberfest First Friday, Oct 7

The Yard-Food Truck Plaza – Will offer a spectacular Down at the Yard - Oktoberfest Party featuring a live show by the Ennis Czech Boys, and with the following awesome food trucks:

· The ‘Taqueria Mi Lindo Nayarit’ food truck - Will offer a 10% discount to any guest who mentions First Friday.

· The ‘Chock Full of Cheese’ food truck – Will offer a 10% discount to any guest who mentions First Friday.

· The ‘808 Island Grindz’ food truck - Will offer a 10% discount to any guest who mentions First Friday.

· The ‘Mama Lama Mobile Kitchen’ food truck - Will offer a 10% discount to any guest who mentions First Friday.

Fire Base Brewing – Will celebrate with a Fire Base Oktoberfest Block Party featuring Temple-Brewed Oktoberfest Beer with special edition mugs for purchase (first pour free), and authentic German food by the Check Point Germany food truck! There will also be an invasion by Martian Folk, live at 6:30 PM. While you enjoying the food and drinks, why not try your hand at Axe Throwing with Rowdy Axe Co! There will also be some other games and events to be posted. Don't forget your lederhosen & dirndls! …and Prost!

FoxDog – Will have Oktoberfest brews and festbiers from multiple local Texas breweries. They’ll also have limited edition “Prost Y’all” shirts (while supplies last), and the Munchie Monster food truck will be offering an Oktoberfest special: Curry Wurst + Fries ! Yum !

J. Kowboy Wine Bar – Will offer a live show by popular local musician: Jaden Oliver.

Mo’s Railyard Saloon – Will offer $3 Margaritas, $4 Strawberry daiquiris, and $1 off all shots.

Ras Kitchen – Will celebrate with an Afro-Caribbean Night with music, dancing, drink specials, and no cover.

Tour Temple & Corky’s Wine Bar- Will offer an Oktoberfest Weekend with a Brew Tour from 4 pm-8 pm, Karaoke at 8 pm, and Kona Ice out front serving up sweet treats from 5 pm-8 pm! They’ll have more than their regular First Friday activities, they’ll also have Oktoberfest Games like a Chicken Dance Competition and Stein Holding Competition and a special Beer and Bavarian Pretzel pairing! It is going to be a LOT of Oktoberfest fun! Also, Tour Temple & Corky’s remind you to please join them at their big Oktoberfest street fair on Friday evening, October 14th.

Green Door – Will offer 20% off an appetizer when you mention First Friday, and they’ll put on a live piano show at 10 PM.

EZ Pawn Will offer free snacks, drinks, and a free DVD to each customer who visits and mentions free DVD. They will also offer 25% off on laptops, 30% off lawn equipment, and 10% off all other merchandise. Note: these are discounts off original prices.

Cha Community – Will be open to serve First Friday customers, and they will offer a free drink topping and $1 off on food boxes!

O'Briens Irish Pub – Will offer 20% off an appetizer when you mention First Friday.

Bird Creek Burger - Will offer an Oktoberfest happy hour, including a $5 Brat in a bun to-go, $4 Oktoberfest beers, and a they’re also offering their ‘Burgerwurst’ burger as the burger of the week throughout this week.

Vendors Around Town - ‘Artist 2 Artist Showcase’ will stage a Labor Day Weekend art show and vendor sale at the Main Street Courtyard at 5 S. Main Street.

Artist Noel Johnson – Will sell her art on the sidewalk at 17 E Central Ave., next door to O’Briens Irish Pub.

The Parlour Antiques and Oddities – Will hold an Oktoberfest party from 12 - 8 PM with free snacks & beverages. They’ll also offer free giveaways – just stop by for 1 free entry, spend $50 and get 2 free entries …all customers will be given a chance to spin the wheel for cool prizes and oddities.

Darling Décor and More – Will be open all evening to serve First Friday guests

BJ’s Brewery Tasting Room - Will be open all evening to serve First Friday guests.

Precious Memories Florist & Gift Shop – Will offer an early Christmas ‘Sip n Stroll’ with a Christmas cocktail and a fun Christmas Tree lighting ceremony. They’ll also offer clearance prices – 60% off all fall items - and an opportunity to prepare for the upcoming holiday season with a stroll through their amazing Winter Wonderland of Christmas Trees and decorations. 

Treno Pizzeria & Taproom – Will offer discounts on selected beers & wines; and as always, Treno’s pizza chefs will be baking up tasty fresh hot pizza pies.

The Hub – Will be open until 8 pm and will serve light refreshments. Also, the Hub reminds you to please join them at their big Oktoberfest party on Friday, October 14th.

Pignetti’s – Will be open all evening to serve First Friday guests

Cheeves Brothers Steak House – Will let you take your pick of appetizers from their menu which will be 1/2 off from 5-7 pm in their bar and lounge. They will also offer 1/2 priced specials on selected beers, wines by the glass, and call-level liquors

PJ’s Tabletop & Catering – Will be open all evening to serve First Friday Guests

Thai Cafe – Will be open all evening to serve First Friday Guests Nami Japanese Steak & Sushi - Will offer the following First Friday happy-hour specials:

$4 California Sushi Roll $10 Monster Sushi Roll

$8 Texas Sushi Roll $3 Domestic Pints

$6 Japanese Plum Riesling, and $4 Imports and Special Pints

La Dalat - Will offer 10% off appetizers and $3 for coffee or hot tea to anyone who mentions First Friday.

Chupacabra Strength & Conditioning - Will have a pop-up sales booth at FoxDog Beer Garden.”

 

This year the Oktoberfest party has expanded to three weekends in Downtown Temple!

Mark your calendar for fun featuring live music, German food, vendors, and of course beer! 🍻 

Friday, Sept. 30, Fire Base Brewing Company Oktoberfest

Saturday, Oct. 1, FoxDog Oktoberfest

First Friday, Oct. 7, Fire Base Brewing Company Oktoberfest

First Friday, Oct. 7, Down at The Yard with the Ennis Czech Boys, 212 S Main Temple Parks & Recreation

First Friday, Oct. 7, Mo’s Rail Yard Saloon Oktoberfest

On Friday, Oct. 14, Second Street Oktoberfest with Jerry Heisler & the Melody 5 The Hub - Temple, TX & Corkys Wine and Beer

For more information about Oktoberfest check out our blog post! 

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