The statue of King Gambrinus (the “patron saint of beer”) is a one of the three symbols of leadership of the Oktoberfest Festmaster (along with the gold sash and distinctive ostrich feather).
Our “Where’s Gambi?” blog will track and advise viewers of the community involvement activities of the 2014 Oktoberfest Royal Family (and past royals as well).
Around 50 members of the Oktoberfest family turned out to work Rotary Lights on Sunday, December 21. Cars were backed up on Second Street all the way to the Southside Fest Grounds until almost 9 p.m. Prior to that night the Oktoberfest Family held a "food drive smack down" where each group competed to bring [...]
Before we forget, our thanks to the 2013 Royal Family who continued the Oktoberfest tradition of community involvement. The banners on the sides of their "float" (OK -- so it's a 1946 Army truck) highlight some of the organizations they supported over the course of their year-long reign.