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Oktoberfest featuring Runaway June

In the spirit of Oktoberfest... Join us for a family friendly event featuring festive activities, games, and prizes. 
Food and beverages will be available while you get to enjoy listening to a Country Music Concert featuring Runaway June! 

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Oktoberfest featuring female country trio Runaway June in concert!

Saturday, September 18. Doors open at 4:30 p.m.

 

Passes for Oktoberfest available at the Last Frontier Community Activity Center! 

(Unfortunately, phone reservations will not be available for this event. Any voicemails left will not be called back due to high call volume)

In the spirit of Oktoberfest... Join us for a family friendly event featuring festive activities, games, and prizes. 
Food and beverages will be available while you get to enjoy listening to a Country Music Concert featuring Runaway June! 

Face Coverings 

Face coverings will be required if 6-feet or more social distancing cannot be maintained for unvaccinated unless you are eating and or drinking. 

 

Passes/Cost

$5 per person ages 5+ (Each person ages 5+ will automatically receive a $5 FMWR Food/Beverage Voucher which will only be valid during Oktoberfest on Saturday, September 18.

Ages 4 and under will receive free admission to the event; however, they will need a 4 and under pass.

Everyone attending the event will need a pass to enter.

Passes are open to all authorized DoD ID card holders. Access to Fort Wainwright is limited under the current guidance. See installation access guidelines for more information.

 

Tokens 
Buying tokens before the event at LFCAC will help cut down the wait time of getting great food and beverages!

Food and beverage tokens will be used instead of cash/card at the MWR food and beverage stations. 

- $1 = 1 Token

- Point of sale station will be in front of the MWR Library with a cash only line and a card only line

- Token go on pre=sale starting Friday, September 9 at the Last Frontier Community Activity Center 

 

Food 

1. Weisswurst - 6 tokens
2. Bratwurst - 6 tokens
3. Bavarian Kartoffelsalat (Potato Salad) - 2 tokens
4. Deutche Sauerkraut - 1 token
5. Brotchen (German Roll) - 1 token
6. Bayerische Pretzel with Cheese - 5 tokens
7. Kid's Hot Dog - 4 tokens 
8. Meal Combo (Weisswurst or Bratwurst, with Brotchen and your choice of Sauerkraut or Karoffelsalat) - 7 tokens

 

Beverages

1. Bottled Soda - 4 tokens
2. Bottled Water - 1 token
3. Bud Light - 5 tokens
4. Double Shovel Cider - 5 tokens
5. Alaskan Kolsch - 5 tokens
6. Glacier Brewhouse Hefeweizen - 5 tokens 

 

Runaway June

There’s a sound that hasn’t been heard on Country radio in quite some time- the sound of organic, three-part female harmonies, ringing strings and stories that speak, the language of modern women everywhere.  Rootsy, brightly colored and mixing bluegrass tradition with dusty desert cool, Runaway June is comprised of three all-American women from different walks of life who have all “runaway” to chase the all-American dream.

Though still being relatively new, the trio has already accomplished many feats that some artists never attain in their lifetimes. This past year Runaway June marked the first time a female trio or group has broken into the top five on the Mediabase Country chart since the Dixie Chicks in 2003 with their breakout single “Buy My Own Drinks.” This song cemented their presence and proved their perseverance to spread this light-hearted anthem of independence.  

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Thank you to Armed Forces Entertainment and Runaway June!

 

Restrictions

The following items are prohibited at the Oktoberfest: Outside food and beverage, coolers, bottles, cans, beverage containers (including water), alcohol, firearms, knives, weapons, objects that could be used as weapons, illegal drugs or substances, aerosol cans, fireworks, wagons, glow sticks, drones, canopies & tents, large umbrellas, Camelback-style hydration packs, all camera and video equipment (including GoPros), pets (excluding service animals), selfie sticks, banners or flags on poles, laser pointers, skateboards, longboards, scooters, hoverboards, and other items determined by management.

 

Parking

Gates to the venue open at 4:30 p.m. Parking is available prior to the gates opening, within designated parking lots surrounding the venue.

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Access

Heads up! Many traffic points near the venue will be closed prior to and during the concert.

  • Nugget Lanes Bowling Center, MWR Library & AAFES Furniture Store parking lot will be closed starting at 9:00am Friday September 17.  The parking lot will reopen at 12:00pm on Sunday September 19.
  • Nugget Lanes Bowling Center will be closed on Friday September 17 – Sunday September 19.
  • MWR Library will be closed on Saturday September 18.

 

How you can help prevent the spread of COVID-19

Concert patrons must abide by posted COVID-19 safety requirements in order to attend the event. Those that do not follow direction of staff and signage may be removed from the premises. 

  • Practice social distancing

  • Face coverings are encouraged (not required at this time) 

  • Hand washing 

 

Thank you to our sponsors!

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*No federal endorsement implied.

Cost

Passes are...
$5 per person ages 5+
Persons 5+ years of age who obtain a pass will automatically receive a $5 MWR Food/Beverage Voucher with their admission pass when obtained from the Last Frontier Community Activity Center.

Ages 4 and under receive free admission. 
*Each child 4 and under will need a 4 and under pass for admission

Program
Nugget Lanes Bowling Center
  • Nugget Lanes Bowling Center
  • Family and MWR is committed to protecting our customers and employees throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. MWR operations subject to change.
  • Hours:
    Monday
    Closed
    Tuesday
    Closed
    Wednesday
    11:00am-7:00pm
    Starting September 15
    Thursday
    11:00am-7:00pm
    Starting September 15
    Friday
    11:00am-12:00am
    Starting September 15
    Saturday
    11:00am-12:00am
    Starting September 15
    Sunday
    11:00am-7:00pm
    Starting September 15