Saturday, February 24, 2024

Embrace the Spirit of Oktoberfest Southlake 2023: A Jovial Celebration in Southlake Town Square

Get ready to don your lederhosen and raise your beer steins, because Oktoberfest Southlake 2023, hosted by the Southlake Chamber of Commerce, is just around the corner! On the weekend of October 13 to 15, the beautiful Southlake Town Square will transform into a lively hub of German culture, music, food, and of course, plenty of frothy beverages. Get ready to immerse yourself in the spirit of Oktoberfest and experience a weekend of unforgettable fun in the heart of Southlake, Texas.

One of the highlights of Oktoberfest Southlake is undoubtedly the mouthwatering German cuisine. Indulge in authentic German delicacies like bratwurst, pretzels, schnitzel, sauerkraut, and more. Savor the rich flavors and experience the true taste of Bavaria right in Southlake Town Square. Prepare to be swept away by the lively sounds of traditional German music and entertainment.

Oktoberfest Southlake features talented live bands performing upbeat, waltzes, polkas and folk songs that will have you dancing along. Submerse yourself in the festive atmosphere and let the music lift your spirits! Raise a glass and toast to the spirit of Oktoberfest with a wide selection of beers in Festival Hall. Be sure and stop in to hear from the head brewer for the German-inspired Altstadt Craft beer Craig Rowen.

Oktoberfest Southlake is a celebration for the whole family. Engage your children in the fun with activities designed specifically for them. From face painting and carnival rides to bounce houses and petting zoo, there’s something to keep the little ones entertained throughout the weekend. Create lasting memories as a family in the joyous atmosphere of Oktoberfest Southlake!

Get ready to participate in exciting contests and competitions that add an extra dose of excitement to Oktoberfest Southlake. Test your strength in the stein-holding competition or showcase your skills in the Ultimate Smash Bros video game competition on Sunday. Two of the most popular contests are the Wiener Dog races and costume contest! Be sure to register your wiener dog online at or in person by 8:30 AM Saturday morning. Cheer on the competitors or join in the fun and experience the thrill of friendly competition.

Explore the charming vendor booths that line Southlake Town Square during Oktoberfest Southlake. Discover a wide range of unique products, including German-themed merchandise, arts and crafts, unique jewelry, and more. Support local artisans and find special treasures to commemorate your Oktoberfest experience.

Oktoberfest Southlake 2023 in the picturesque Southlake Town Square promises a weekend filled with German charm, delectable cuisine, lively music, and fun festivities. Embrace the spirit of Oktoberfest, raise your steins, and join the community in celebrating German culture right here in Texas. Go to for additional details.

Southlake Students Received Constituting America Proclamation

Southlake Students were honored at Tuesday’s City Council meeting for their outstanding achievements through music to promote our country’s founding principles and U.S. Constitution.

Gabriella Tommasi, Joshua Landgraf and Taylor Landgraf were inspired to enter the Constitution America’s, “We The Future” contest and won! The purpose of the contest is to promote the three branches of government and checks and balances. Tommasi won for her song, “The Constitution is the Right Solution” and Joshua and Taylor Landgraf won for their submission, “Constitutional”.

The students were honored at Tuesday’s City Council meeting and were presented with a Constituting America Proclamation by Mayor Laura Hill.

See the rest of the proclamation below.

  Constituting  America  educates,  engages,  and  empowers America’s rising    generation    through    their    three   cornerstone   programs: interactive   educational   presentations   to   students   of   all   ages, nationwide  scholarship  contests, and 90-day annual online studies; and,

Whereas, Actress Janine Turner, founder & co-president of Constituting America, spoke at Eubanks Intermediate School in honor of Constitution Day 2017, and Gabriella Tommasi, Joshua Landgraf and Taylor Landgraf were inspired to enter Constituting America’s “We The Future” Contest and won; and,

Whereas, we commend Gabriella Tommasi for her winning song “The Constitution is the Right Solution,” and Joshua and Taylor Landgraf for their winning song “Constitutional”; now,

Therefore, I, Mayor Laura Hill, on behalf of the City Council, do hereby recognize Gabriella, Joshua and Taylor for their outstanding achievements through music to promote our country’s founding principles and U.S. Constitution.


Vote for Carroll Contestants in Chinese Student Music Video

Carroll ISD Chinese program students need your help to win an international music video contest. Students produced a 3-minute video called 白龙马  (Bai Long Ma, White Dragon Horse) as an entry to the WorldWide Online Spring Festival Gala Contest.

The video is about White Dragon Horse, who used to be a white dragon but was put under a spell and became a horse to serve Monk Tang in retrieving the first Buddhist mantra from India for China.

Viewers can vote for the Carroll ISD contest entry now through February, 28. Click here to be redirected to the voting site. Voters will need to create an account before they can vote. Detailed voting instructions are available here.

Dragon Stadium Sponsors Host Kick for a Car Contest

TLC Electrical and Park Place Mercedes/Lexus in Grapevine are giving one lucky Southlake Dragons Fan the opportunity to kick a field goal for the chance to win either a 2014 Mercedes CLA or 2014 Lexus IS. The field goal kick attempt will be held September 27, 2013, at Southlake Dragons Stadium prior to the Homecoming Game between the Southlake Dragons and Keller Central Chargers.

“We thought doing this field goal contest would be a great way to add some pre-game excitement for the homecoming game,” said Tami Church, vice-president of TLC Electrical in Southlake. “And since Park Place and TLC are both Southlake Dragons sponsors, it seemed like a great fit. They were on board immediately.”

One lucky winner will be chosen at random from all entries received by September 26, 2013, at 5:30 p.m. The lucky winner will be notified Thursday evening 24 hours prior to kick attempt. There is still time to register at

“The kick attempt is no gimme,” said Church. “We sure would love to have the contestant win one of these luxury cars though. Whoever gets to make the kick attempt, we’re really pulling for them.”

Click here for a complete list of contest rules.