Celebrate Oktoberfest by strolling through German vendors, artisans, restaurants and more in our new Bavarian Village! Learn more about German culture from local clubs and organizations. Apply to be a vendor here!
Take your best shot at the challenging and favorite Oktoberfest game! Patrons can battle on another by using a wedge-shaped hammer to hit a nail into a tree stump. Held all day in the Speical Events Field!
Mini Beer Pong
This year we challenge you to a new twist on beer pong, Mini Beer Pong! Grab a beer and a partner to compete in the Mini Beer Pong Tournaments in the Special Events Field at 12:00pm and 4:00pm. Sign up is free and will take place 15 minutes prior to the tournaments. Come win some prizes just by drinking beer!
Sponsored by Scienz
Sauerkraut Eating Contest
All patrons fit for the challange can fill their belly with a German favorite
at the Sauerkraut Eating Competition. Held at 2:00 in the Pavilion.
Best Beard Competition
Patrons proud of their finely trimmed and manicured beards can enter into the new Beard Competition! Times and location will be posted soon! Held daily at 3:30 in the Pavilion. The most appealing beards will win prizes for the following categories:
• Longest Beard
• Grizzliest (Fullest) Beard
• Most Unique Beard
• Best Mustache
• Best Trimmed Beard
Traditional German Music & Dancing
The Flemming Fold
An exciting and versatile family music group from Southern Minnesota. They perform a wide variety of high-energy, toe-tapping music including Americana (bluegrass, country, old-time, gospel...) and Alpine folk music with yodeling. Performing in the Special Events Field each day at 11:00, 12:30, 2:00 & 4:30.
The Squire Band
The Squire Band will perform in the Special Events Field at 11:30, 1:00 & 2:30 each day!