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SEPT 29 - OCT 1

For one last huzzah, join the Minnesota Renaissance for a pint at our final weekend of the 2023 season! Oktoberfest will be a merry time with plenty of beer and Bavarian fun to go around. Dress to impress in your Lederhosen & Dirndl, show your strength in the Stein Holding contest, & give us your best yodel!


ALL DAYOktoberfest VendorsShepherds Green Field
10:30 AMPumpkin Carving & PaintingShepherds Green Field
11:00 AMJoust - Quintain Gaming ShowPavilion
11:00 AMLederhosen & Dirndl Contest RegistrationShepherds Green Stage
11:15 AMLederhosen & Dirndl ContestShepherds Green Stage
11:45 AMBaratok Belly DancingPavilion
12:00 PMYodeling by Troy FlemmingShepherds Green Stage
12:30 PMStein Holding Competition RegistrationShepherds Green Stage
12:45 PMStein Holding CompetitionShepherds Green Stage
1:00 PMJoust- Full ArmoredPavilion
1:30 PMSausage SlingShepherds Green Field
2:00 PMYodeling by Troy FlemmingShepherds Green Stage
2:30 PMDoggie DashPavilion
2:30 PMPickle Jousting Competition RegistrationShepherds Green Field
2:45 PMPickle Jousting CompetitionShepherds Green Field
3:00 PMJoust - Full ArmoredPavilion
3:15 PMSauerkraut Eating Contest RegistrationShepherds Green Stage
3:30 PMSauerkraut Eating ContestShepherds Green Stage
4:15 PMGerman Spelling Bee RegistrationShepherds Green Stage
4:30 PMGerman Spelling BeeShepherds Green Stage
5:00 PMJoust - Quintain & RingPavilion
5:30 PMBaratok Belly DancingPavilion


2:00 & 4:00 PMSummitPavilion
1:00 - 4:00 PMSummitShepherd's Green Field


What would Oktoberfest be without Wiener Dog Races?!?! All sausage dogs welcome here. Only the fastest wiener will take home the prize! (Purebred & mixes will be raced separately)

*An “Anything Goes” dog race, open to all breeds, mixes & sizes, will immediately follow the theme race.




Any member of the armed services, active or veteran, will receive $5 off their gate Admission to the festival with the proper ID. It’s our special way of saying thank you to our country’s biggest heroes. This deal is valid for all current and past military members with government issued ID. To take advantage of this discount, present a valid military ID at the festival box office. Limit one per person.

Are you interested in being a vendor on this weekend? Fill out the form below!

Thank you to our Oktoberfest Sponsors!

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