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Image-perfect climate, tasty foods and drinks choices, and a requirement for enjoyable that’s been pent-up through the previous 18 months led to a closely attended Vienna Oktoberfest on Oct. 2.

Hundreds of revelers crowded into the Church Road space and City Inexperienced to drink beer, pattern quite a lot of meals, see theatrical performances, hear stay music, peruse choices from distributors, and meet up with pals and neighbors.

Households let their kids clamber over an inflatable slide and sit contained in the Vienna Volunteer Hearth Division’s classic Maxim fireplace engine. The unique Vienna library was open for excursions, which allowed guests to examine the small constructing’s floor-to-ceiling bookshelves.

Costumed characters from the Vienna Singing Princesses, together with some dressed as characters from “The Wizard of Oz,” gave performances and painted kids’s faces.

Many adults on the occasion wore shiny yellow wristbands indicating they had been sufficiently old to purchase a number of sorts of beer on provide. German meals was out there, naturally, together with delicacies from a number of different international locations.

The occasion was offered by the Vienna Enterprise Affiliation together with the city authorities.