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Oktoberfest


The 2017 Oktoberfest schedule of events is now available! Keep watching this page for updates and additions!

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Friday, September 15th

  • 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
    Grounds Open
  • 11:00 am- 8:45 pm
    Souvenir Haus Open
  • Noon
    Announcement of 2017 Festmeister and Festmeisterin Golden Keg Procession from the Leinenkugel Brewery
  • 1:30 pm
    Boxx Sanitation Kid's Kingdom and Games Open
  • 3:00 pm
    Glockenspiel

Northwestern Bank Hauptfestzelt - Main Entertainment Tent

Oktoberfest Biergarten

Leine Lodge Biergarten

  • 1:00 pm - 3:15 pm
  • 3:45 pm - 6:45 pm
    Ranger Rudy & The Swingin' Wingtips
  • 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
    Hammerschlagen
  • 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Famileintreff (Family Fun) Stage

  • 1:30 pm - 7:30 pm
    Free Kids' Art Activities
  • 3:00 pm - 7:30 pm
    Face Painter Open
  • 3:15 pm - 3:45 pm
  • 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
    What's Inside an Accordion with Crazy George
  • 4:45 pm- 5:45 pm
  • 5:45 pm - 6:15 pm
    Pomeranian Dancers
  • 6:30pm - 7:00 pm
  • 7:10 pm - 7:40 pm
    Sing-a-longs with Crazy George
  • 7:45 pm
    Sauerkraut Eating Competition

Saturday, September 16th

  • 11:00 am- 11:00 pm
    Grounds Open
  • 11:00 am
    Boxx Sanitation Kid's Kingdom & Games Open
  • 1:00 pm
    Sheepshead & Euchre Card Tournament
  • 3:00 pm
    On Grounds Parade
  • 4:00 pm
    Glockenspiel
  • 9:00 pm
    Glockenspiel

Northwestern Bank Hauptfestzelt - Main Entertainment Tent

Oktoberfest Biergarten

Leinie Lodge Biergarten

Familientreff (Family Fun) Stage

  • 11:00 am - 7:30 pm
    Free Kid's Art Activities
  • 11:45 am- 12:45 pm
    Sing-a-longs with Crazy George
  • 12:00 pm - 7:30 pm
    Face Painter Open
  • 1:00 pm- 1:30 pm
    SG Edelweiss Dancers
  • 1:40 pm- 2:10 pm
    The Magic of Jason Love
  • 2:15 pm -2:45 pm
    Kinder Kostume Fashion Show (Kid's Ethnic Attire)
  • 3:30 pm - 4:00 pm
    Chi Hi Polka Band
  • 4:15 pm- 5:00 pm
    Peggy Mueller Button Box
  • 5:15 pm - 5:45 pm
    The Magic of Jason Love
  • 5:45 pm- 6:45 pm
    What's Inside an Accordion with Crazy George
  • 7:00 pm - 7:30 pm
    Peggy Mueller Button Box
  • 7:30 pm
    Meet the Oktoberfest Royalty
  • 7:45 pm
    Sauerkraut Eating Contest

Sunday, September 17th

  • 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Grounds Open
  • 11:00 am- 3:00 pm
    Free Kid's Kite Making & Flying
  • 11:00 am
    Boxx Sanitation Kid's Kingdom & Games Open
  • 1:00 pm
    On Grounds Parade
  • 2:00 pm
    Glockenspiel

Northwestern Bank Hauptfestzelt - Main Entertainment Tent

Oktoberfest Biergarten

  • 11:00 am - 3:30 pm
    Top Notchmen

Familientreff (Family Fun) Stage

  • 11:00 am - 3:30 pm
    Free Kid's Art Activities
  • 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
    Balloon Artist David Olson on Grounds
  • 11:00 am - 11:30 am
  • 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
    Face Painter Open
  • 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
  • 12:15 pm -12:45 pm
    What's Inside an Accordion with Crazy George
  • 1:45 pm -2:15 pm
    Bob Kann Juggler & Magician
  • 2:30 pm - 3:15pm
    Woodland Puppets


Oktoberfest Sponsors Sponsorships Available >


  • Boxx Sanitation
  • Briggs Tent & Party Rental
  • Chippewa Falls Optimist Club
  • Chippewa Herald
  • Cobblestone Hotel & Suites
  • Country Inn & Suites
  • Frank's Kraut
  • Gordy's Market
  • Markquart Motors
  • Olson's Ice Cream
  • Short Elliott Hendrickson, Inc.
  • Toppers Pizza
  • TTM Technologies
  • Volume One
  • Xcel Energy