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!

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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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