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    The World’s Longest Sofa in America & the Biggest Band Photo ever!

    The World’s Longest Sofa in America & the Biggest Band Photo ever!

    In order to accommodate the 30 Marching Bands from the “Honk! Festival” parading along Mass. Avenue to Oktoberfest (and all the walkers, bikers, rollers, strollers, dancers, puppeteers, and folks who came to people watch, eat and shop,) we have pulled out the world’s LONGEST sofa from Boconcept.

    The Facts:

    ·         Length: 213 feet

    ·         Weight: 2.17 tons

    ·         Comprised of 68 legs

    ·         Designed by Anders Nørgaard for BoConcept.

    ·         Making its first US appearance at Oktoberfest in Harvard Square, Sunday, October 12th Noon -6:00.

    ·         The world's longest sofa was first assembled for the Aarhus Festival, Denmark.

    1:00 pm: Main Stage at Out of Town News -  “Car Talk Guys” Tom and Ray Magliozzi review the “Honk! Festival” Marching Bands as the parade arrives in Harvard Square to “reclaim the streets for horns, bikes and feet!”

    Parade Grand Marshals Mayor Denise Simmons of the City of Cambridge and Mayor Michael Curtatone of the City of Somerville will also be on stage as the Award is presented to Mayor Simmons in honor of Cambridge being named “The #1 Walking City in America” by Prevention Magazine!

    3:00 pm: Church Street:  The Biggest Band Photo EVER on the Longest Sofa in America!  

    Oktoberfest is sponsored by Dunkin Donuts, Verizon Wireless, jetBlue airways, Everyscape.com, Genral Moters, BoConcept, Panorama, Sam Adams, Grafton Street, One World Cuisine, Charlie’s Kitchen, Owen’s Coring and Citibank!