Oktoberfest, the most anticipated event in the metro area, is a festival that offers a weekend of family entertainment. Five stages offer non-stop musical entertainment. Kids can enjoy the Kidsfest area, offering amusement rides and games for a thrill for all ages. Artisans are selling handcrafted items including beautiful pottery, jewelry, glass, fabrics, woodcrafts, etc. Commercial vendors have a variety of merchandise ranging from sunglasses to handmade soaps. There are many food vendors located in the "Food Court" area, selling a variety of treats, goodies and great food.