Sixth Annual Jacktoberfest Brings Bands, Brats and Beer to the Capital City
(October 15, 2012) – Jackson residents looking for an Octoberfest experience with a Southern flair should mark their calendars for the sixth annual Jacktoberfest. The free-admission street festival will be held on Friday, October 19, 2012, in downtown Jackson.
Hungry visitors will be able to purchase a variety of grilled bratwurst, burgers, and veggie brats in addition to sampling a dozen German and domestic craft brews on tap. Local and regional bands will provide entertainment throughout the day.
Jacktoberfest will take place on Congress Street between Amite and Capitol Streets. Festivities will kick off at 11 a.m. and continue until 11 p.m. For more information about the festival, log onto the