Oktoberfest

September 17-18, 2021

Northern WI State Fairgrounds • 225 Edward Street • Chippewa Falls, WI 54729

 

About Oktoberfest

Chippewa Falls Oktoberfest has been providing a family-friendly German heritage event in the Chippewa Valley for 17 years. Although we had to take a pause in 2020, our committees have been hard at work to make 2021 better than ever. This year will bring new kids’ activities and Glockenspiel acts, as well as some of our favorite competitions, such as stein holding, sauerkraut eating, and keg rolling.

We plan to kick off the weekend with our Festmeister and Festmeisterin being announced at the Leinenkugel grounds at 12:00 noon on Friday, followed by the Golden Keg procession to the Northern Wisconsin State Fairgrounds and the tapping of the Golden Keg. Festival goers can enjoy four stages with over 30 entertainers for all ages, vendors, authentic foods, and plenty of dancing. Gemutlichkeit! Prost to 2021!

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The Schedule

Friday, September 17

11:00am - 11:00pm
Grounds Open
11:00am - 8:45pm
Souvenir Haus Open
Noon
Announcement of 2021 Festmeister and Festmeisterin Golden Keg Procession from the Leinenkugel Brewery
1:30pm - 8:00pm
Boxx Sanitation Kid's Kingdom and Games Open
3:00pm
Glockenspiel Show sponsored by Great Northern Corporation
6:30pm
Beer Stein Holding Competition
Northwestern Bank Hauptfestzelt - Main Entertainment Tent
Upon Entrance
Golden Keg Tap
12:00pm - 3:00pm
3:30pm - 6:30pm
Festival Foods Oktoberfest Pavilion
1:30pm - 4:00pm
4:30pm - 7:30pm
8:00pm - 11:00pm
Leinie Lodge Biergarten
1:00pm - 3:30pm
4:00pm - 7:00pm
7:30pm - 11:00pm
Famileintreff (Family Fun) Building
1:30pm - 7:30pm
Free Kids' Art Activities
4:00pm - 7:00pm
Face Painting
3:30pm - 4:00pm
4:30pm - 5:00pm
5:15pm - 5:45pm
6:00pm - 6:30pm
6:45pm - 7:15pm
7:30pm - 8:00pm

Saturday, September 18

11:00am -11:00pm
Grounds Open
11:00am - 8:00pm
Boxx Sanitation Kid's Kingdom & Games Open
12:00pm - 4:00pm
3:00pm
On Grounds Parade
4:00pm
Glockenspiel Show sponsored by Great Northern Corporation
4:30pm
Keg Rolling Competition
6:00pm
Beer Stein Holding Competition
9:00pm
Glockenspiel Show sponsored by Great Northern Corporation
Northwestern Bank Hauptfestzelt - Main Entertainment Tent
11:30am - 2:30pm
3:30pm - 6:30pm
7:00pm - 11:00pm
Festival Foods Oktoberfest Pavilion
11:00am - 2:45pm
7:30pm - 11:00pm
Leinie Lodge Biergarten
12:00pm - 3:00pm
3:30pm - 6:30pm
7:00pm - 11:00pm
Familientreff (Family Fun) Building
11:00am - 7:30pm
Free Kid's Art Activities
12:00pm
Face Painting
2:30pm - 3:00pm
Kinder Kostume Fashion Show (Kid's Ethnic Attire)
3:30pm - 4:00pm
5:15pm - 5:45pm
6:00pm - 6:30pm
6:45pm - 7:15pm
Kid's Sauerkraut Eating Contest
7:15pm
Meet the Oktoberfest Royalty
7:45pm
Sauerkraut Eating Contest

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