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Bloomington-Normal, Illinois
Annual Oktoberfest Weekend 2023

Annual Oktoberfest Weekend 2023

Date & Time
Friday, September 8, 2023 - Sunday, September 10, 2023
All Day
1200 Greenbriar Drive, Normal, IL, 61761
Get ready to don your Lederhosen or Dirndl and get hyped for our annual Oktoberfest weekend at the Beer Hall! Our celebration will be jam-packed with Live Music, Activities, and a mouthwatering array of German-themed food. Plus, we’ve got exclusive beer releases and delicious wine & beertails available all weekend long. This is the event you won’t want to miss!

Schedule of Events

Friday, September 8th:
– Deadhead Shed open: 4pm-8pm
– Axe Throwing
– Hammerschlagen
– Ceremonial Keg Tapping
– German American Society: 4pm-8pm
– Nutty Bavarian: 4pm-8pm
– Heidelberg German Band: 5pm-9pm
– Stein Holding Contest: 6pm & 8pm

Saturday, September 9th:
– Pilates & Pretzels front lawn with Nancy Nork: 10a-11a
– The Bob & Judy Accordion Duo: 1p-4pm
– Axe Throwing
– Hammerschlagen
– German American Society 2:30p-7p
– Nutty Bavarian: 2:30p-7p
– Stein Holding Contest: 4pm & 7pm
– The PolkaholicsĀ® 5-9pm

Sunday, September 10th:
– Oktoberfest Makers Market: 10am-2:30pm
– Deadhead Shed: 10am-2:30pm
– Eddie Korosa, Jr: 10am-2pm