Oktoberfest In Fredericksburg, Texas Canceled This Year

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By NewsRadio 1080 KRLD

Schnitzel, strudel and frankfurters won't be served this year at the Oktoberfest in Fredericksburg, Texas because it's been canceled.

The event was scheduled for the weekend of October 2nd through October 4th. This would have been the festival's 40th anniversary.

Organizers made the announcement on Facebook. Spokesperson Debbie Reeh says, "We certainly do not want to risk the safety and well-being of the Pedernales Creative Arts Alliance (sponsors of Oktoberfest), our attendees, volunteers, and all involved with the production of Oktoberfest. With COVID-19 spiking now, we felt it's the right time to decide whether or not we cancel."