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James Thompson of the Bavarian Royal Guards lent the food tent a more distinguished feel.
Addison's Oktoberfest, is one of the largest in the world outside Munich, according to its organizers. The days mixed a little of the state fair atmosphere with just the right dose of sauerkraut, lederhosen and goofy hats. On Sunday, people dressed their dachsunds up too, and raced them down a ten-foot straightaway. Click through to the end to see the dogs.