14 Reasons to be at Fort Worth’s 2017 Oktoberfest

All photos by Anthony Mosley | Fort Worth Portrait Project

Fort Worth’s 2017 Oktoberfest kicks off this afternoon at 5PM and runs until Saturday night. Please check out the official event site here for the complete schedule.

Below are 14 reasons to check out this annual celebration of all things fun in downtown Fort Worth. Oh, and there’s a midway this year!

Beir Wench Stein Carry

You can dress the part.

You can dress someone else’s part…

Dachshund Dash

Beir Barrel Racing

The Chicken Dance

There are races for the fast…and the normal.

Oktoberfest Olympics

There will be cool hats.

There will be other hats…

Great Food

Fun Bands

There will be beer.

Panther Island will be the place to be.

Where is Panther Island?

Dr. Anthony Mosley

Anthony is the founder of the Fort Worth Portrait Project (FWPP). He holds a Ph.D. in Public Affairs & Issues Management from Purdue University. After teaching for 16 years as a university faculty member at both Purdue and Indiana University, Anthony moved to Fort Worth and founded the FWPP in 2014.

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