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Authentic Polka Music by Day; German Bier Hall by Night
October 3, 2015 - Corner of 6th and Oregon.

Guten Tag!! The Sixth Annual Oshkosh Oktoberfest is inside a giant authentic Bier Hall, located at the corner of 6th & Oregon on Saturday, October 3rd. Come and enjoy great German music, German dancers, German food, and German Culture.


Tapping of the Keg

To kickoff the Sixth Annual Oshkosh Oktoberfest, we have a Tapping of the Oktoberfest Bier Keg ceremony. Join us at 2:00 PM as Oshkosh Mayor Steve Cummings taps our ceremonial keg.

Oktoberfest 2K Bier Run and Costume Contest (No Minors Allowed)

Oshkosh Oktoberfest 2K will be a beer run/walk from Oregon Street bridge to Main Street bridge utilizing the new Riverwalk for a total of 2 kilometers or 1.25 miles. We encourage everyone to dress in costume (preferably German, but definitely tasteful). Prizes will be awarded for the best costumes, in both individual and group categories. Participants will make the loop with six beer stops. All participants MUST be over 21 and have proper identification showing proof of age. Each person will receive six free beers and our Oktoberfest shirt (while supplies last - so register early!). Entrance fee is only $15 dollars in advance or $20 day of the run. The Oktoberfest 2K Bier Run starts at 11:00 a.m. (Registration at 10:00 a.m.) Saturday, October 3rd. Register in advance online, at Dockside Tavern, Barley & Hops Pub, Peabody's Ale House, or at Run Away Shoes.

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Running of the Wiener Dogs - Dachshund Races

For a sixth year we will host the "running of the wieners". Dachshunds only are allowed and encouraged to compete. Race starts 3:00 on Saturday October 3rd. There will be a $5 donation to enter your dog. Register your dog at the race tent, starting at 1:00.

Oktoberfest Olympics

At the event, you will have the opportunity to compete in our annual Oshkosh Oktoberfest Olympics. There are several fun and cometitive gamees, including our Barrel Rolling contest, Masskrugstemmen (Beer Stein Holding) contest, and Stein Relay races. There will also be Frankfurter Eating contest. All for great fun and a chance to win some great prizes.


Oshkosh Oktoberfest Cost
The Oshkosh Oktoberfest is a charitable fundraiser and everyone is welcome. This is a free community event. We are asking for a $2 donation per wristband. If you are intending to drink alcohol, you will need to provide a valid ID and obtain wristband. Click here for a menu of concessions that will be offered.

Entertainment Schedule

The Sixth Annual Oshkosh Oktoberfest is inside a giant, heated Bier Hall.

Time Event
10:00 AM Registration begins for Bier Run & Olympics
11:00 AM Oktoberfest 2K Bier Run (21 and over)
Hans & Schatzi
12:00 PM Costume Contest (Adult and Children Divisions)
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM Tuba Dan Band
Oktoberfest Olympics
Barrel Rolling Contests
1 LTR Stein Relay Races
12:30 PM Keg Bowling
2:00 PM Tapping of the Oktoberfest Ceremonial Keg with Oshkosh Mayor Steve Cummings
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM Blaskapelle Milwaukee
3:00 PM Running of the Wiener Dogs - Dachshund Races
5:00 PM Masskrugstemmen (Beer Stein Hold Strength Competition)
6:00 PM Frankfurter Eating Contest
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM The Music Venders
8:30 PM Cheese Toss Contest
9:00 PM - 11:00 PM Copper Box
10:00 PM Masskrugstemmen (Beer Stein Hold Strength Competition)
Featured Entertainment
Blaskapelle Milwaukee
The Music Vendors
Copper Box
Tuba Dan
Other Entertainment

German Wine Tastings and German Bier Tastings will be available for those of age. Children's Playland Area and Cultural Displays will be going on all day.

The Sixth Annual Oshkosh Oktoberfest is in a giant, heated authentic Bier Hall - corner of 6th & Oregon

Saturday, October 3, 2015

Our Sponsors

BIG THANKS to all of our sponsors!

Dockside Tavern
Paulaner Brewery
Hacker-Pschoor Brewery
Run Away Shoes
Ground Round at River Edge
Becket's Restaurant
Past Blue Ribbon Beer
Barley and Hops
Pea Body
Fox 96.9
Thundera Multimedia
Bar 430

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