People in La Crosse have been decked out in lederhosen and dirndls all week for the city’s 51st annual Oktoberfest celebration. Beer-drinking is a big part of Oktoberfest, but for most festival goers, it’s primarily a celebration of German heritage with friends and family. With a thick smell of sauerkraut in the air, Maureen McCollum took a stroll through the Maple Leaf Parade.
Celebrating German Culture At The Oktoberfest Parade
By Maureen McCollum | October 5, 2011