Oktoberfest 2009 in Harvard Square

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Don't miss your LAST CHANCE to submit to Oktoberfest in Harvard Square. It is attended by over 150,000 people and features about artists. Last year 7 Sonicbids artists played at Oktoberfest. The festival is a great opportunity for artists to get exposure through Oktoberfest’s press coverage./n/nROCK, HONK, DANCE and PARADE at Oktoberfest where celebrating the change of season in Harvard Square’s legendary streets is the order of the day!

The 30th Annual Oktoberfest will be held on Sunday, October 11th, 2009 from 12 - 6:00 throughout five blocks in the heart of Harvard Square (raindate Monday, October 12th). The event is attended annually by well over 150,000 people.

Oktoberfest features six stages of live entertainment, music, dance, art, street performances and 200+ artisans and merchants offering handmade, vintage, recycled, costume, antique, and sidewalk sale items. There will be between 24 and 30 artists playing the event on a variety of different stages and locations.

,The festival is a great opportunity for artists to get exposure through Oktoberfest’s press coverage both in print and on-line. Oktoberfest also offers artists year-round visibility on our site and tables at the event to sell merch all day! Other special events at Oktoberfest include the Honk Festival and the Honk Parade to Oktoberfest an ambulatory spectacle to reclaim the street for Horns, Bikes and Feet.

All genres are accepted; however, this is a family-friendly event so music must be family-friendly to be considered.

People attending Oktoberfest can enjoy music while standing in one of the most important intersections in America and grab a drink at our historic SAM ADAMS/Grafton Street Beer Garden in front of Out of Town News.

Oktoberfest is the ultimate “taste of” event where one can sample international cuisine, festival favorites, and delicious desserts. If you'd like to see photos from the most recent Harvard Square events check out click here.