Of course, when a venue has prepared eight hundred pounds of potato salad, half a ton of bratwurst and 200 kegs of beer, the term “scaled-down” is relative.
Beethoven Männerchor’s annual Fiesta Gartenfest celebration is underway, featuring more than 20 fresh-poured brews, German eats and live music. The outdoor Biergarten and air-conditioned clubroom will open at 5 p.m. Thursday and Friday, and 4 p.m. on Saturday.
Specialty eats including bratwurst, Reuben sandwiches, goulash and Kartoffelpuffer (potato pancakes with apple sauce) are on deck for the celebration, as well as German brews such as Bitburger, Franziskaner Hefeweizen and Hofbräu dunkel.
Männerchor's Facebook page.
Admission to Beethoven’s Fiesta Gartenfest is $10 at the gate, however, children under 12 will be admitted free. Active duty military personnel, first responders, Fiesta San Antonio commission members and members of German-American organizations will also be admitted free.
Special visitors include King Antonio XCVIII and the Texas Cavaliers, who will join the festivities Thursday, and San Antonio's Military Ambassadors, who will be welcomed and introduced on Friday.
Beethoven Halle und Garten is located in San Antonio's King William neighborhood at 422 Pereida St.
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