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Oktoberfest to change locations again in 2008

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This Week News wrote Oktoberfest to change locations

Thursday, January 24, 2008

DAVID J. CROSS

For the second straight year, the German Village Society’s Oktoberfest will change location. Katharine Moore, executive director of the society, said last week the festival is expected to move to Genoa Park and Amphitheater near COSI.

“We don’t have a final contract, but that is certainly our working site,” Moore said. “It’s a place we had tried to get before and scheduling wouldn’t allow it.”

Last year’s Oktoberfest took place in McPherson Commons in the Arena District, and though it was generally well received by those attending, organizers had difficulty with the venue.

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