What started out 11 years ago as a Democrats Abroad "FUN-draiser" is now one of DA’s premier events worldwide. Join us at Munich’s Oktoberfest, with 100 Democrats from all around the world, in one of the most traditional beer tents.
Join us on Sunday, October 6, 2019, for the 11th Annual Democrats Abroad Oktoberfest Extravaganza! This is a fun event for members from around Germany and around Europe to come together and have a good time.
We have reservations for tables in the "Gallerie", specifically an area upstairs so that we are above the main crowd, from 11 am until 2:30 pm.
Early bird sales are now complete, if you RSVPed before July 1 and have not yet confirmed your ticket, please send us an email using the contact details below. Starting on July 1st, ticket prices have increased to $85.
Each ticket includes:
- A reserved seat in the “Gallerie”
- A half roasted chicken (there are vegetarian options available)
- Two liters of Spaten beer (there are other beverage options, too)
- A 10-euro coupon for other purchases (food/drink).
To reserve your tickets, please select the number of tickets below.
JOIN US – YOU’LL NEVER FORGET IT!
“I loved being able to get together with DA friends and have fun at this world-famous event!" Christine Moritz, Frankfurt
“It doesn't get better than this, Bavarian hospitality, beer, dirndls & lederhosen. Democrats from around the world lifting a glass to elect more Democrats! Prost!" Susan Haug, London
“I had a great weekend in Munich, and Oktoberfest is yet more proof that Democrats know how to Party!" Scott Stroud, Toulouse
Democrats Abroad will hold its 2019 Regional Meeting for Europe, the Middle East, and Africa from October 11-13 in Athens, Greece. We welcome members from around the world as we work to help Americans vote and Democrats win in 2020. Formal sessions begin on Saturday at 9:00 am and end on Sunday around 1:00 pm.The weekend begins with a caucus-sponsored event on Friday evening (separate registration forthcoming), followed by a reception arranged by DA-Greece to welcome the participants.
On Saturday, participants can look forward to a full day of workshops, training sessions, and presentations, followed by a reception or cocktail hour, and gala fundraising dinner (special guest to be announced!).
The DEADLINE to register for the 2019 Regional EMEA Meeting is September 30th. Please register now to help our volunteers plan to best welcome you to the birthplace of democracy!
Additional information is available on our dedicated Wiki page, including discounted prices for the venue's hotel.
REGISTRATION FOR THE MEETING
The registration for the 2019 Regional EMEA Meeting can be completed under the "Will You Join" section below, where you will find the requested donation amounts to help us cover the cost of the venue and equipment.
WebEx participation is available for those who cannot attend in person, allowing you to listen and contribute to most aspects of the meeting from your home. Please contribute the requested donation amount for WebEx participation to help DA defray the costs associated with our high-quality integration of remote participants.
If you are not currently able to donate the full suggested registration amount or wish to donate a different amount, please use the "Other Donations" box on the registration form. If you are unable to donate anything and wish to attend the 2019 Regional EMEA Meeting, please contact Will Bakker (Regional Vice-Chair) directly at firstname.lastname@example.org
REGISTRATION FOR ADDITIONAL EVENTS AND CONTINUOUS COFFEE + REFRESHMENTS
If you wish to attend the Friday event, Saturday lunch, or Sunday dinner, but you are not donating to the meeting, please use the form to register and leave the "Meeting Registration" box blank. Please consider donating to the meeting if you can. You will be contacted in the coming weeks with specific registration information of these social events.
As part of the agreement with the hotel, we are asking attendees to register for the coffee and cake breaks on both days of the meeting. These donations are mandatory in order to receive access to the coffee, cakes, cookies, teas, juices, mineral water, etc. prepared by the hotel. The cost of two rounds of refreshments per day is $16. We ask that you register for the whole weekend, but if you wish to register for Saturday or Sunday or both, you may do so by indicating "1" in the appropriate box(es).The Global Women's Caucus, the Progressive Caucus, and other caucuses of Democrats Abroad will sponsor additional events over the weekend, and their respective registration pages will be made available here as soon as possible. By registering today, you will receive updates about these additional events by email as they become available.
Registrants will receive additional details by email, including further location information and directions from the airport and other transportation hubs to the hotel in central Athens.
Please note that all prices are in US Dollars, and you are selecting the number of attendees.
For all items except "Other Donations," please enter the number of "tickets" requested, i.e. if you would like continuous coffee and refreshments on both Saturday and Sunday, enter 1 in each box, If you are donating for two people's weekend refreshments, then enter 2 in each box – and enter their name as a guest on the checkout page.
For "Other Donations," enter the amount you want to donate, e.g. $500 (just a suggestion).