This incredible weekend celebration takes place at the Northern Wisconsin State Fair Grounds and features the best of German food, entertainment and family activities. The Chippewa Falls Oktoberfest will host more than 30 live musicians on four different stages and you can bet there will be a ton of dancing going on. German dancers and sing-alongs will also be a big part of the entertainment. Families can expect to enjoy plenty of great games and competitions including a sauerkraut eating contest, a giant pumpkin competition, a Sheepshead and Euchre card competition and more. German language lessons, a whip cracking demonstration, German fashion show and auto show are just a few of the additional activities available.
Music and food are the main event at the Appleton Octoberfest, but that’s definitely not all this celebration has to offer. Guests enjoy a full mile down West College Avenue of music and foods, ranging from sweets, ethnic bites, favorite finger foods, sandwiches and soups, and the family oriented activities are neverending. Choose from an exciting car show, retail vendors with handmade arts and crafts and street corner entertainers that are bound to impress. Families with kids will love all the kid-friendly activities and entertainment including a live magician, Sparkles the clown and the Kid’s Carnival Corner with kiddie carnival rides.
The historically swiss community of New Glarus, Wisconsin puts on quite the exciting Oktoberfest celebration. The New Glarus Oktoberfest offers free admission to visitors all weekend and every year, downtown New Glarus is full of fun Oktoberfest activities and events for the whole family. Guests will enjoy live music performances, delicious on-the-go foods, wagon rides and fun events and contests like chainsaw wood carving and an antique tractor pull. Enjoy the entertainment with a cold brew in hand and soak up the alluring Swiss charm of this historic city.
Every year, the Germantown Historical Society hosts the Germantown Hunsrucker Oktoberfest in a location that is richly soaked in German heritage. Kick off the fun on Saturday with traditional German music and dancing and keep the festivities going until Sunday with fun activities like the 3rd Annual Barlympics, a Sunday bake sale, a silent auction and a classic car display. Bring the whole family, even the little ones, because the Germantown Hunsrucker Oktoberfest not only features authentic food and beverages, but will also provide plenty of fun activities for the kids.↓
Kick off the Black River Area Oktoberfest with live entertainment at Rock Springs Park and continue the fun all weekend with a car and motorcycle show, games and activities for kids and horse-drawn wagon rides. Brewers and beer enthusiasts will love the home brew demo and brewery tours while enjoying a cup of cold, refreshing Sand Creek beer from Sand Creek Brewing Company.