Two Family-Fun Fall Festivals to Celebrate Autumn in Blaine!
This fall, Blaine by the Sea is welcoming everyone to come and celebrate the changing of seasons with festivals full of family fun. Enjoy traditional Oktoberfest fun at Gateway 1890 Taphouse’s “Gate-Oberfest” on September 24 and Blaine Oyster Fest celebrating Drayton Harbor Oyster Co, a feast of the sea on October 8. Both are packed with family fun, jamming to live music, games, several arts, retail vendors, and so much more!
Whether you’re looking to enjoy some traditional Oktoberfest fun or celebrate the autumn bounty of the sea, Blaine by the Sea has a Fall festival for you!
GATE-Oberfest - September 24, 2022
429 Peace Portal Drive • Downtown Blaine
Seconds off I-5 Exit 276
It’s harvest time, and Gateway 1890 Taphouse & Grill is ushering in autumn with GATE-Oberfest, a day-long traditional Oktoberfest celebration. This family-friendly event will feature a Night Market, Face Painting, Cornhole games, Live Music, and Oktoberfest menu items with select beers on tap! Enjoy German Oktoberfest competitions of Pretzel Eating, Keg Rolling, Stein Relays, and more! Enjoy a traditional ole German Oktoberfest party in Blaine by the Sea! Drink and food offerings from noon to 10 PM, with Oktoberfest-style food and beers!
GATE-OBERFEST Schedule of Events
- Keg Throwing – 2 PM
- Keg Rolling – 3 PM
- Stein Relay Race – 4 PM
- Pretzel Eating Contest – 5 PM
- Stein Holding Challenge – 6 PM
TO COMPETE IN 21+ COMPETITIONS: email: email@example.com or sign up at the Server Bar at the Gateway 1890 now through September 24.
LIVE MUSIC LINEUP:
- Accordion Player – 3-4:30 PM
- Adrian Clarke – 5-7 PM
- Wicked Timing – 7:30-9:30 PM
Vendor Night Market - 4-8 PM
Face Painting, bring the kids! 4-5:30 PM
Blaine Oyster Fest, October 8, 2022
685 Peace Portal Drive • Downtown Blaine
Minutes off I-5 Exit 276
Blaine’s inaugural Oyster Fest is Saturday, October 8th, and will be a day-long celebration of all things oysters! The festival is a great opportunity for the community to learn more about the importance of oysters in our ecosystem. Taste some amazing dishes made with fresh local oysters from Drayton Harbor Oyster Co’s deep-cupped, delectable, fresh oysters grown less than a mile from their store. Consider this a block party celebrating autumn and the bounty of the sea! This is a can’t-miss fall celebration!
Day-long festivities include:
- Shucking Contests
- Slurping Contests
- Oyster Farm Tours
- Restaurant Oyster Cookoff
- Family & Kids Activities
- Local street vendors
- Live Music – jamming to the Latin and African grooves by Bilongo with Sabrina Gomez from 3 p.m. to sunset!
We hope you’ll join us for these weekends of celebration. So mark your calendars and join us in celebrating all that autumn offers in Blaine by the Sea!
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