Munich Meets New York at Bear Mountain's Annual Oktoberfest

Sep 25, 2009, 11:37 ET from Bear Mountain Inn

BEAR MOUNTAIN, N.Y., Sept. 25 /PRNewswire/ --

WHO: Bear Mountain

WHAT: Oktoberfest

WHEN: Weekends, September 26 - October 25 from 12 p.m.-6 p.m.

Monday, October 12 from 12 p.m.-6 p.m.

WHERE: Bear Mountain State Park

HIGHLIGHTS: The festival will feature authentic German food and beer, live entertainment and craft vendors. Visitors can also take advantage of the autumn splendor at Bear Mountain with a boat ride around Hessian Lake, a stroll in the park, or a magical ride on the Merry Go Round.

MUSIC SCHEDULE: September 26 - die Schlauberger (dSb) (

September 27 - Schwartzenegger Connection

October 3 and 10 - Alex Meixner Band (

October 4 - Die Spitzbuam (

October 11 - Plus Five Orchestra

October 12 - Diamond Chips

October 17 - Adam Barthalt Band (

October 18 - Austrian Boys

October 24 - Fritz's Polka Band (

October 25 - JT Lustiegen Musikanten

COST: Admission is free and parking is $7 per car

Bear Mountain Inn Complex, managed by Guest Services, Inc., offers 24 guest rooms at the Overlook Lodge, four stone cottages with six guest rooms each, and over 5,000 square feet of meeting and event space at the Overlook Lodge, Cliff House, and Merry-Go-Round Pavilion. Activities for all ages and interests abound onsite with boat rentals, playing fields, picnic groves, outdoor swimming pool, nature trails, Trailside Museum and Zoo, Perkins Memorial Tower, and the Bear Mountain Merry-Go-Round.

The historic Bear Mountain Inn is currently undergoing extensive work to bring it back to its original splendor. At the completion of the renovations, the Inn will offer 15 luxury suites, a spa, fitness center, full-service restaurant, and lounge with over 20,000 square feet of meeting and catering space, the Hiker's Lounge offering grab-and-go foods, and the Hudson Valley Store featuring park memorabilia and local crafts.

For more information on Oktoberfest and Bear Mountain please call 845-786-2731 or explore:

SOURCE Bear Mountain Inn