October 26th, 2023 by


Last Saturday, on October 21st, Audi Gainesville hosted its 5th annual Oktoberfest event, and it was truly spectacular! Bringing together locals, car enthusiasts, and lovers of German culture, the event was not just about celebrating the season but also about giving back. Oktoberfest turned out to be an overwhelming success with over 500 people in attendance.


The event featured a range of authentic German food, including bratwurst, sauerkraut, and pretzels. A custom Oktoberfest craft beer from Swamp Head Brewery was also served. They have been a partner of our Oktoberfest event since 2017. In addition, a special German band was flown in from Bavaria to play lively music for the occasion. However, Oktoberfest was not just about indulging in food and drink. Audi Gainesville used this event to showcase some of their iconic models, and one vehicle that had everyone talking was the 2023 RS Q8 4.0T SUV. Sleek, powerful, and loaded with cutting-edge technology, it was a showstopper on its own.


What truly made the event special, though, was its philanthropic heart. Oktoberfest was a family event catering to both Gainesville locals and car enthusiasts who came together to make a difference in their community. The event raised over $20,000 for the Ronald McDonald House Charities of North Central Florida. This act of generosity reflects Audi Gainesville’s commitment to being more than just a car dealership; it’s an integral part of the community dedicated to supporting causes that help people.


In the spirit of giving back, we’d like to share a quote from Thomas Brinkmann, the General Manager of Audi Gainesville, who expressed his gratitude for the support they received at this charity event: “Community and charity have always been close to our hearts at Audi Gainesville. Oktoberfest is a wonderful way for us to come together, enjoy each other’s company, and make a meaningful impact on the lives of those in need. We thank our amazing community for their overwhelming support.” It is obvious that Oktoberfest wasn’t just a festival; it was a celebration of community, culture, and charity. Audi Gainesville, along with its General Manager, Tom Brinkmann, has had a longstanding relationship with Ronald McDonald House Charities and has supported various fundraising efforts over the years. Discover the remarkable impact of Warren Henry Auto Group’s philanthropy by visiting our website at Warren Henry Auto Group. Join us in making a difference today!


Ronald McDonald House Charities is dedicated to offering assistance and provisions to families with children facing serious illness or injury and undergoing medical treatment. Ronald McDonald House Charities strives to establish a comforting “home-away-from-home” atmosphere, providing accommodations, solace, and vital services to these families, allowing them to remain near their hospitalized children. Furthermore, Ronald McDonald House Charities frequently participates in medical research initiatives and outreach endeavors within the community, aiming to elevate the welfare of both children and their families.


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