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Seymour Preparing for Oktoberfest

Preparation work continues for the annual Oktoberfest celebration in Seymour.

The annual Seymour Oktoberfest Parade will be held on Saturday, Oct. 5 at 1:30 p.m. in downtown Seymour. Parade entry forms are available online at http://www.seymouroktoberfest.com/ or at Seymour City Hall. There are 13 categories, and trophies will be awarded for first and second place in each category. A special trophy will be awarded to the unit displaying the best Oktoberfest theme. The deadline to submit entries is Sept. 25.

The Oktoberfest 5k run/walk will be held on Saturday, Oct. 5, beginning at 8:30 a.m. Entrants will begin at the Seymour High School Pool area. Entry forms are available on the Seymour Oktoberfest website. They can also be picked up at City Hall. Event officials add that participants may enroll online at http://www.seymouroktoberfest.com/. Cost is $20 per person, which includes a commemorative t-shirt, until Sept. 21. After Sept. 21, late entry fees will be $25 per person, with no guarantee of a shirt. All proceeds from the 5k will be donated to the Schneck Medical Center Cancer Center for patient services.

Officials will be selling Oktoberfest carnival ride armband coupons at City Hall, beginning Friday, Oct. 13. Coupons are $15, and provide unlimited rides for Wednesday, Oct. 2, from 5 p.m. to close, from 1 p.m. to close on Thursday, Oct. 3, and from 1 to 5 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 4. Individual ride tickets will also be available for purchase.

Last Updated: Thursday, September 12, 2013 6:51:37 AM

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