For one last huzzah, join the Minnesota Renaissance for a pint at our final weekend of the 2022 season! Oktoberfest will be a merry time with plenty of beer and Bavarian fun to go around. Dress to impress in your Lederhosen & Dirndl, show your strength in the Stein Holding contest, & give us your best yodel!


ALL DAY Oktoberfest Vendors Shepherds Green Field
10:30 AM Troy Flemming Shepherds Green Stage
11:00 AM Lederhosen & Dirndl Costume Contest Shepherds Green Stage
11:30 AM Troy Flemming Shepherds Green Stage
12:30 PM Stein Holding Competition Shepherds Green Stage
1:00 PM Summitt Walk Up Tasting (1-4) Shepherds Green Field
1:30 PM Sausage Sling Shepherds Green Field
2:30 PM Yodeling Competition Shepherds Green Stage
3:00 PM Beard Competition Shepherds Green Stage
3:30 PM Sauerkraut Eating Contest Shepherds Green Stage


1:00 PM – 4:00 PM Revel Stoke Shepherds Green
2:00 PM & 4:00 PM Summit Pavilion

Doggie Dash: Badger Hound Laufen

What would Oktoberfest be without Wiener Dog Races?!?! All sausage dogs welcome here. Only the fastest wiener will take home the prize! (Purebred & mixes will be raced separately)

*An “Anything Goes” dog race, open to all breeds, mixes & sizes, will immediately follow the theme race.


Weekend 7 • October 1 – 2 • Oktoberfest

Trolls, Scrolls and Honor Rolls

Congratulations! The Minnesota Renaissance Festival is celebrating your Honor Roll achievement by providing you a FREE complimentary ticket to the 2022 festival. Bring your A or B report card to the box office to receive your discount. Promotion active for current elementary through college students.

Soldier Savings

Any member of the armed services, active or veteran, will receive $5 off their gate Admission to the festival with the proper ID. It’s our special way of saying thank you to our country’s biggest heroes. This deal is valid for all current and past military members with government issued ID. To take advantage of this discount, present a valid military ID at the festival box office.

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Thank you to our Oktoberfest Sponsors!