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New Glarus Oktoberfest
September 21, 2017
September 24, 2017
September 22, 2015
Downtown New Glarus
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418 Railroad Street, New Glarus, WI, 53574, United States
New Glarus Oktoberfest 2017

The delightful Swiss-esque (if that’s a word) enclave of New Glarus comes alive with New Glarus Oktoberfest September 21-24, 2017.

Sponsored by the New Glarus Brewery, there’s plenty of lederhosen, live music, and a ceremonial keg tapping of New Glarus Brewery’s Staghorn Oktoberfest beer. You can also enjoy chainsaw wood carving, an antique tractor pull, wagon rides, activities for the kids, food stands, plus a fondue demonstration and tasting on Sunday afternoon. Admission to New Glarus Oktoberfest is FREE!

New Glarus is reached via Highways 39 and 69, just 30 minutes south of Madison.

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New Glarus Oktoberfest Address:

Downtown New Glarus
418 Railroad Street
New Glarus, WI 53574
(608) 527-2095

New Glarus Oktoberfest Schedule:

Thursday, Sept. 21

7pm – 11pm Audiodrive kicks off Oktoberfest 2017

Big Fondue Pot Free samples of fondue while it lasts.

King and Queen contest at 8:30pm. You could be our Oktoberfest royalty for the weekend! Cash prizes, free beer and food for the King & Queen. Dress in your best Oktoberfest attire and let the people be the judges on best costumes.

Friday, Sept. 22

6pm Beer tent opens

6pm Food stands open

6pm Craft vendors and farmers market open

7:30pm New Glarus Brewery Keg Tapping

8:00pm – Midnight Madison County Band. Hottest Country Band in Wisconsin!

Saturday, Sept. 23

11am Beer tent opens

11am Craft vendors and farmers market opens

11am Food stands open

Noon – 3:00pm Howard’s Brass Bavarian Band

1pm – 4pm Chainsaw wood carver

4pm – 7pm Wheelhouse Band

7:30pm New Glarus Brewery Keg Tapping

8pm – Midnight Pink House

Sunday, Sept. 24

11am Beer tent opens

11am Food stands open

11am Craft vendors and farmers market opens

11am – 2pm Kirstie Krause of Thirsty Jones

Noon – TBD Antique tractor pull

3pm – 6pm The Jimmys wrap up our Oktoberfest celebration!