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June 29, 2009

Firestone Walker’s Oaktoberfest Set For September 26

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Written by: BeerMagDerek

Oaktoberfest To Take Place At River Oaks Hot Springs In Paso Robles
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Paso Robles, CA, June 1, 2009 – Firestone Walker Brewing Company will hold its 5th annual Oaktoberfest on Saturday, September 26, 2009 at River Oaks Hot Springs Spa in Paso Robles, CA. The event is sponsored by the City of Paso Robles and will again benefit Hospice of San Luis Obispo County.
“Oaktoberfest has grown to be an amazing community effort,” said Jamie Smith, Firestone’s Marketing Manager. “We are so excited to once again host this event benefiting a great cause,” Smith added.
Last year’s Oaktoberfest boasted over 1000 attendees and raised over $20,000 for Hospice of San Luis Obispo County. This year Firestone Walker Brewing Co. is hoping to raise over $30,000 for Hospice.
Oaktoberfest has proven to be one of the most unique and exciting festivals on the Central Coast. Activities from the keg toss to the ceremonial tapping of the Oaktoberfest beer, have all become favorites of festival goers. This year’s event won’t disappoint either with a great line up of imported German beers, Firestone Walker beers, German varietal wines from local wineries, and authentic German cuisine provided by Old Vienna Restaurant of Shell Beach. Polka sensation Trio Internationale is set to play, along with another act yet to be announced.
The event will kick off at noon on Saturday, September 26th with the arrival of Firestone’s Oaktoberfest beer brought in via horse drawn carriage. Tickets are $40 in advance/$45 at the door and include a collectible half liter stein, 2 beer tickets, a German food platter and admittance to the entire event. Designated drivers can purchase tickets for $15 day of, which include a food platter and non-alcoholic drink. Tickets are available online at, at Firestone Walker Brewing Company (Paso Robles and Buellton), River Oaks Hot Springs, and Hospice of San Luis Obispo’s office. More info can be found by visiting or by calling Hospice of SLO County at 805-544-2266.

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