2018 Saint Paul Oktoberfest Sept 14-15

OPENING PARADE
Just like in Munich, the festival begins with a horse-drawn beer wagon parade (der Festzug) to the festival grounds followed by a keg tapping ceremony (der Anstich) to officially kick off Oktoberfest. Sign up to be in the parade!

BEER PARTNER
Enjoy Paulaner Oktoberfest beer, brewed only in Munich and shipped directly to our Paulaner Beer Tent.

MUSIC
The Concord Singers, a traditional male chorus from New Ulm, concertina virtuoso Josh Eidsor, and the rock-polka parodies of Polka Police will keep your feet tapping. Full entertainment schedule.

CULTURE

• Oktoberfest wedding
• Authentic German food
• Beer hall contests
• Cultural demonstrations and vendors
FESTIVAL FUN
• Bed races
• Kinderland Kids’ Carnival
• Dachshund races

NEW THIS YEAR

• Steinheben (stone lifting) competition
• Human Glockenspiel
• “Wiener dog” limbo



Countdown to the 2018 Saint Paul Oktoberfest