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This years Oktoberfest in Locust Valley also had (Credit: Johnny Milano)

This years Oktoberfest in Locust Valley also had live traditional music by Die Spitzbuam. Oktoberfest hits Thomas Park in Locust Valley, where families can enjoy live music, traditional food such as bratwurst, and participate in activites such as pumpkin painting. (Sept. 22, 2012)

Oktoberfest in Locust Valley

Oktoberfest had live traditional music by Die Spitzbuam, traditional food such as bratwurst, and activites such as pumpkin painting.

This years Oktoberfest in Locust Valley also had
(Credit: Johnny Milano)

This years Oktoberfest in Locust Valley also had live traditional music by Die Spitzbuam. Oktoberfest hits Thomas Park in Locust Valley, where families can enjoy live music, traditional food such as bratwurst, and participate in activites such as pumpkin painting. (Sept. 22, 2012)

Children were encouraged to participate in the festival
(Credit: Johnny Milano)

Children were encouraged to participate in the festival and make use of the Inflatable slides and a small bounch castle at this years Oktoberfest in Locust Valley. Oktoberfest hits Thomas Park in Locust Valley, where families can enjoy live music, traditional food such as bratwurst, and participate in activites such as pumpkin painting. (Sept. 22, 2012)

Jenna Cangero, who will be 2 next month,
(Credit: Johnny Milano)

Jenna Cangero, who will be 2 next month, of Locust Valley, slides down one of the inflatable playpens during this years Oktoberfest in Locust Valley. Oktoberfest hits Thomas Park in Locust Valley, where families can enjoy live music, traditional food such as bratwurst, and participate in activites such as pumpkin painting. (Sept. 22, 2012)

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Children and families were invited to paint their
(Credit: Johnny Milano)

Children and families were invited to paint their own pumpkins at this years Oktoberfest in Locust Valley. Oktoberfest hits Thomas Park in Locust Valley, where families can enjoy live music, traditional food such as bratwurst, and participate in activites such as pumpkin painting. (Sept. 22, 2012)

Children and families were invited to paint their
(Credit: Johnny Milano)

Children and families were invited to paint their own pumpkins at this years Oktoberfest in Locust Valley. Oktoberfest hits Thomas Park in Locust Valley, where families can enjoy live music, traditional food such as bratwurst, and participate in activites such as pumpkin painting. (Sept. 22, 2012)

Shoes dot the entrance to the large inflatable
(Credit: Johnny Milano)

Shoes dot the entrance to the large inflatable slide at this years Oktoberfest in Locust Valley. Oktoberfest hits Thomas Park in Locust Valley, where families can enjoy live music, traditional food such as bratwurst, and participate in activites such as pumpkin painting. (Sept. 22, 2012)

Eleonore Mordacq, of Locust Valley participates in colorful
(Credit: Johnny Milano)

Eleonore Mordacq, of Locust Valley participates in colorful sand design- one of the many stations provided at this years Oktoberfest in Locust Valley. Oktoberfest hits Thomas Park in Locust Valley, where families can enjoy live music, traditional food such as bratwurst, and participate in activites such as pumpkin painting. (Sept. 22, 2012)

Several stations were set up at this years
(Credit: Johnny Milano)

Several stations were set up at this years Oktoberfest, including a sand shaping station and a paint your own pumpking. Here, girls use beads and wire to create their own necklaces and bracelets. Oktoberfest hits Thomas Park in Locust Valley, where families can enjoy live music, traditional food such as bratwurst, and participate in activites such as pumpkin painting. (Sept. 22, 2012)

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Oktoberfest hits Thomas Park in Locust Valley, where
(Credit: Johnny Milano)

Oktoberfest hits Thomas Park in Locust Valley, where families can enjoy live music, traditional food such as bratwurst, and participate in activites such as pumpkin painting. (Sept. 22, 2012)

Children and families were invited to paint their
(Credit: Johnny Milano)

Children and families were invited to paint their own pumpkins at this years Oktoberfest in Locust Valley. Oktoberfest hits Thomas Park in Locust Valley, where families can enjoy live music, traditional food such as bratwurst, and participate in activites such as pumpkin painting. (Sept. 22, 2012)

German sausages cook on the grill in celebration
(Credit: Johnny Milano)

German sausages cook on the grill in celebration of Oktoberfest. Oktoberfest hits Thomas Park in Locust Valley, where families can enjoy live music, traditional food such as bratwurst, and participate in activites such as pumpkin painting. (Sept. 22, 2012)

Lila(left), 4, and Gigi Kellison (right), 7, of
(Credit: Johnny Milano)

Lila(left), 4, and Gigi Kellison (right), 7, of California, participate in colorful sand design- one of the many stations provided at this years Oktoberfest in Locust Valley. Oktoberfest hits Thomas Park in Locust Valley, where families can enjoy live music, traditional food such as bratwurst, and participate in activites such as pumpkin painting. (Sept. 22, 2012)

Oktoberfest hits Thomas Park in Locust Valley, where
(Credit: Johnny Milano)

Oktoberfest hits Thomas Park in Locust Valley, where families can enjoy live music, traditional food such as bratwurst, and participate in activites such as pumpkin painting. (Sept. 22, 2012)

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Several stations were set up at this years
(Credit: Johnny Milano)

Several stations were set up at this years Oktoberfest, including a sand shaping station. Oktoberfest hits Thomas Park in Locust Valley, where families can enjoy live music, traditional food such as bratwurst, and participate in activites such as pumpkin painting. (Sept. 22, 2012)

Guests at this years Oktoberfest in Locust Valley
(Credit: Johnny Milano)

Guests at this years Oktoberfest in Locust Valley enjoy some of the feasts' traditional food, such as Bratwurst. Oktoberfest hits Thomas Park in Locust Valley, where families can enjoy live music, traditional food such as bratwurst, and participate in activites such as pumpkin painting. (Sept. 22, 2012)

This years Oktoberfest in Locust Valley was all
(Credit: Johnny Milano)

This years Oktoberfest in Locust Valley was all about German specialties, as cotton candy, caramel apples, and fudge bars were also served. Oktoberfest hits Thomas Park in Locust Valley, where families can enjoy live music, traditional food such as bratwurst, and participate in activites such as pumpkin painting. (Sept. 22, 2012)

Children and families were invited to paint their
(Credit: Johnny Milano)

Children and families were invited to paint their own pumpkins at this years Oktoberfest in Locust Valley. Oktoberfest hits Thomas Park in Locust Valley, where families can enjoy live music, traditional food such as bratwurst, and participate in activites such as pumpkin painting. (Sept. 22, 2012)

This years Oktoberfest in Locust Valley also had
(Credit: Johnny Milano)

This years Oktoberfest in Locust Valley also had live traditional music by Die Spitzbuam. Oktoberfest hits Thomas Park in Locust Valley, where families can enjoy live music, traditional food such as bratwurst, and participate in activites such as pumpkin painting. (Sept. 22, 2012)

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Zachary Green, 4, and Ryleigh, 7, of East
(Credit: Johnny Milano)

Zachary Green, 4, and Ryleigh, 7, of East Norwhich, enjoy some of what this year's Oktoberfest in Locust Valley has to offer. Oktoberfest hits Thomas Park in Locust Valley, where families can enjoy live music, traditional food such as bratwurst, and participate in activites such as pumpkin painting. (Sept. 22, 2012)

Timmy Dunn Jr, 12, of Bayville, gets his
(Credit: Johnny Milano)

Timmy Dunn Jr, 12, of Bayville, gets his hair spraypainted orange in celebration of this years Oktoberfest in Locust Valley. Oktoberfest hits Thomas Park in Locust Valley, where families can enjoy live music, traditional food such as bratwurst, and participate in activites such as pumpkin painting. (Sept. 22, 2012)

Inflatable slides and a small bounch castle were
(Credit: Johnny Milano)

Inflatable slides and a small bounch castle were at this years Oktoberfest in Locust Valley. Oktoberfest hits Thomas Park in Locust Valley, where families can enjoy live music, traditional food such as bratwurst, and participate in activites such as pumpkin painting. (Sept. 22, 2012)

Lilly (left), of Locust Valley, and Christopher Denatale,
(Credit: Johnny Milano)

Lilly (left), of Locust Valley, and Christopher Denatale, of Bayville, rest and watch the polka inspired band, Die Spitzbaum perform at this years Oktoberfest. Oktoberfest hits Thomas Park in Locust Valley, where families can enjoy live music, traditional food such as bratwurst, and participate in activites such as pumpkin painting. (Sept. 22, 2012)

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