When

Friday, October 5, 2018 at 6:00 PM MDT
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Sunday, October 7, 2018 at 4:00 PM MDT

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Where

The Village at Meridian 
1660 N Eagle Rd
(at E Fairview Ave)
Meridian, ID 83642
 

 
Driving Directions 

Contact

Gary Cuddeford 
Silver Sage Region, Porsche Club of America 
208-863-9068 
gary.cuddeford@gmail.com 

 

 

Oktoberfast 2018

For 2018, Oktoberfast has multiple events over the weekend, culminating with a car show in The Village at Meridian on Sunday (video1 video2 from 2017). The weekend starts with the Welcome Dinner on Friday evening. On Saturday you can join the morning Kaffee und Autos tour or the Winery Tour.

Welcome Dinner

  • Friday, October 5, 6:00-10:00 pm
  • Buffet dinner at Big Al's at The Village in Meridian with no host bar available
  • There will be a guest speaker.
  • $28 per person

Kaffee und Autos Tour 

  • Saturday, October 6; meet at 8:00 am for an 8:30 departure
  • Start and end at Porsche of Boise; enjoy some coffee and pastries before leaving
  • Enjoy a scenic and spirited drive through the mountain towns and scenic canyons (map)
  • A lunch stop is optional
  • Tour leaders are Dave Keim and Jim Parkinson
  • No charge for this tour

Winery Tour

  • Saturday, October 6, meet at 9:30 for a 10:00 departure
  • Start at Porsche of Boise; enjoy some coffee and pastries before leaving
  • A scenic tour will take the group to the Sunnyslope region, Idaho's original wine country
  • A box lunch will be provided at Koenig Winery; choose from several Sandwich/Salad combos or Salad only
  • After lunch you can pick and choose from a dozen wineries to visit before returning
  • Tasting fee is included at Koenig Vineyards where we will enjoy lunch; other wineries you choose to visit may charge a tasting fee which is generally refunded with purchase
  • Coordinated by Vicki Pentecost
  • $25 per person (limit 50 people)

Oktoberfast Car Show

  • Sunday, October 7, 12:00-4:00 pm; staging starts at 10:30 am
  • Porsche marque only; limit of 140 cars
  • Included with entry is a t-shirt, poker walk, and door prize opportunities
  • After cars are placed, the streets are closed for the duration of the show
  • Expect thousands of spectators
  • Judging of cars will be a "Casual Show & Shine" which is judged by show participants
  • New for 2018, we ask for the official color of your car so people can appreciate the variations between cars (help in determining your car color).
  • Best of Show winner will be featured with next year's promotions
  • During the show you may enjoy lunch and beverages in a variety of indoor and outdoor locations
  • Entry fee is $25 per car; additional cars $15, no t-shirt
  • Souvenir logo beer mugs can be ordered for $12 each
  • A commemorative photo of your car by Porsche of Boise will be sent to you after the event
  • Several new models will be displayed by Porsche of Boise 
  • The Silver Sage Region’s charity effort will benefit “Feed the Gap” an organization that provides school meals for children who do not qualify for free or reduced price meals from USDA in their school cafeteria… children of the “Working Poor”

The deadline to sign up is Sunday, September 23 or when 140 cars have registered. There will be no registration at the event due to parking restrictions.

For our out of town guests, the following may be useful.

  • Recommended hotel (different from last year) is the TownePlace Suites, 1415 South Eagle Road Meridian, ID (map) (208)287-4769; ask for the "Porsche Club of America" discount ($116) or click here to book your your discounted rate
  • Last day to get the special rate is 9/21/2018
  • Hotel will furnish a car wash station at the rear of the hotel
  • Contact Gary Cuddeford (see below) for Saturday night dinner suggestions

If you have questions about the weekend, contact

Gary Cuddeford (gary.cuddeford@gmail.com 208-863-9068)
Liam Spencer (liam@spencergrouprealty.com 208-850-5847)