A fun and festive day out for the whole family, which it's perfectly possible to enjoy without consuming a drop of alcohol. How often can you say that? Don't mention the war.
Don't let the name fool you. Oktoberfest takes place in September. In 2014 it runs September 11-14.
If you find any factual innaccuracies in this post, please email me via richard at thingstodoinportland dot org so I can fix it for everyone. Thanks in advance!
Mount Angel, Oregon [Google map].