Looking to mark Oktoberfest with something other than a rowdy festival? Celebrate with a German dinner and live band while cruising around Saguaro Lake near Mesa.
The Desert Belle Tour Boat will host an Oktoberfest cruise from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Oct. 7.
The cruise includes a dinner of brats, rolls, German potato salad and apple strudel catered by Mesa’s Zur Kate German Restaurant. Warsteiner Beer, Germany’s largest privately owned brewery, will provide $3 beers, in addition to a cash bar serving wine, soft drinks and water.
The band Die Echten Waldbuam will playing live on board. Cruise tickets cost $35 per person and can be purchased by phone at (480) 984-2425 or online at DesertBelle.com.