Germania's 66th Oktoberfest will be held
Friday - Sunday September 15, 16, and 17, 2023.
This three day fest will feature traditional German Oktoberfest foods and drink, music from a variety of bands, dancing, stein holding contests, kids activities, and tons of fun. This is a free event, opened to members and the public. The schedule of events is listed below.
Friday September 15 - 5:30 – 11:00pm
Hauskapella 5:30 – 7:00pm
Boutique open 5:30 – 8:00 pm
Grill station 5:30 – 11:00pm
Hot Food and Desserts (Old Hall) available 6:00 – 9:00pm
OGLS Kids Area 6:00 – 8:00pm
Opening Ceremonies 6:30pm
*Welcome, Crowning of the Queen, and Keg Tapping
Dave Sabatka 8:00 – 11:00pm
Saturday September 16 – 3:00 – 11:00pm
OGLS Kids Area 3:00 – 7:00pm
Bergstrasse Boys* 3:30 – 6:30pm
*First time at Germania
Boutique open 4:00 - 8:00 pm
Hot Food and Desserts available (Old Hall) 4:00 – 9:00pm
Grill station 4:00 – 11:00pm
Special Musical Guest 5:30 – 6:00pm
Frank Svet Musicians 8:00 – 11:00pm
Sunday September 17 – 12:00 – 8:00pm
Hot Food and Desserts available (Old Hall) 12:00 – 5:00pm
Grill Station 12:00 – 5:00pm
Combine Choir Concert 1:00 – 2:00pm
*Germania Männerchor and Damenchor, Newark Männerchor, Mendelssohn Liedertafel, Columbus Männerchor and Damenchor, and Columbus Kinderchor
Boutique open 1:00 – 4:00pm
OGLS Kids Area 1:00 – 4:00pm
Fred Ziwich 3:00 – 6:00pm
Our Haus Chef has put together a great menu which will include Brats, Fest Chicken, Pork Schnitzel, Hot Dogs, Kase Spatzel, Red Cabbage, Haus Kraut, and German Potato Salad plus Cream Puffs, Strudel, Kuchen, Bee Sting Cake, German Chocolate Cake, and Black Forest Cookies. We will also have Vegan Brats, German Potato Salad, and Kraut without meat. This will be available in the Old Hall food area. At the Grill Station, located outside in the Biergarten, we wil have Brats, Hot Dogs, Pretzels, and Potato Pancakes. Each day we will have a daily food item available. This food item will be limited and will be announced on our social media sites.
We recommend parking at the Brewery District garage located on W Blenkner between High and Front Street.
Volunteer Sign-Up is now available!
Preparation and Decorating sign-up - Pre Fest Oktoberfest
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Our Oktoberfest committee is hard a work to put together another great weekend. Follow us on Facebook and Instagram for updates on this years Fest.
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