TULSA - Tulsa's 34th Oktoberfest kicks off Thursday evening.
USA TODAY has called it one of the world's top 10 Oktoberfest celebrations.
There are some changes that will affect how people get to the festival this year.
In an effort to make the party more pedestrian-friendly, organizers are only allowing one-way traffic on Jackson Avenue.
Last year shuttles to the River West Festival Park cost riders. This year shuttles are free.
Free shuttle stops will be made at four locations:
The shuttles begin running one hour before the start of the festival and run until one hour after the end of the festival each night.
As many as 60,000 people are expected to attend Oktoberfest by its close Sunday evening.
The festival opens to the public at 5 p.m. Thursday.
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