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Falling into Festivities: As Munich’s 16-day OktoberFest approaches, Carmel prepares to celebrate the festival in Indiana.

Falling into Festivities: As Munich’s 16-day OktoberFest approaches, Carmel prepares to celebrate the festival in Indiana.

Manahil Nadeem

September 21, 2017

The polka band plays in the background as the sounds of German music and the smells of German food fill the city square. “It’s OktoberFest in Carmel,” Vanessa Stiles, the event planner for  Carmel’s OktoberFest, said.  OktoberFest was originally a celebration of a prince and a princess, accord...

Carmel to celebrate Oktoberfest on Sept. 22, Bow Wow Bash on Sept. 24

Carmel to celebrate Oktoberfest on Sept. 22, Bow Wow Bash on Sept. 24

Allen Zhang

September 20, 2017

According to Nancy Heck, director of community relations and economic development of the city of Carmel, Polkaboy, a local party band, will perform on the plaza level of the Carmel City Center on Sept. 22 to celebrate Oktoberfest. “They will do everything from traditional German music from the theme fro...