milwaukee oktoberfest 2016

Milwaukee Oktoberfest

Oktoberfest 2016 in Milwaukee, WI

Fall means one thing for many, Oktoberfest. Throughout the world, you will find many Oktoberfest celebrations. At these celebrations, you will find authentic Bavarian food, music, beer and just an overall great time for everyone. The 7th annual Milwaukee Oktoberfest is going on October 13-16th at Veteran’s Park. Thursday night at 5pm, there will be a ceremonial keg tapping for free beer. Oktoberfest 2016 in Milwaukee, WI is free to the public and there is plenty to do throughout the entire weekend.  

There will be live polka music to dance to all day and night by local Polka bands. Weekend activities include a bags tournament, Weiner dog racing, the 3rd annual Miss Oktoberfest competition, brat eating contest, Stein hoisting competition, Oktoberfest beer samplings and so much more. All of the food provided is provided by the Milwaukee Brat House.

Dunkel Dash 5k

On Thursday, October 13th at 6pm, there will be a Dunkel Dash 5k which goes along Milwaukee’s lakefront to kick off the Milwaukee Oktoberfest. Registration and participation includes, an official Dunkel dash long sleeve t-shirt, post race Sprecher beer or soda, post race brat by Milwaukee Brat House, official Milwaukee Oktoberfest glass beer Stein, and a post-race concert at Milwaukee Oktoberfest by Austrian Express. Click here to register for the Dunkel Dash 5k!

Milwaukee Oktoberfest Das Boot Bar Crawl

To celebrate their 7th year of Milwaukee Oktoberfest, the event has brought back what started it all. On Saturday, October 15th participate in the Das Boot Bar Crawl where each bar will decorate with a German theme and participants will have the chance to try a different Oktoberfest Beer at each bar. Each participant will receive a plastic liter Das Boot that will also give them Jagermeister drink specials from Friday-Sunday at Milwaukee Oktoberfest. Click here to purchase tickets for the Milwaukee Oktoberfest Das Boot Bar Crawl.

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Oktoberfest is one of the best events that happens every year. The Milwaukee Oktoberfest is a great time with plenty of fun events, great food and drinks. If you attend this year’s Milwaukee Oktoberfest remember to have fun and be safe!