Norfolk Oktoberfest 2016
Date: September 23, 2016
Time: 5:30 PM -
Location: Norfolk Area Chamber
- Event Details
Oktoberfest Family Event - September 23 - 24 - Norfolk Area Chamber
Oktoberfest Family Festival is an annual must attend event on The River Point in Downtown Norfolk.
Oktoberfest started in 1810 in Bavaria to celebrate the wedding of Prince Ludwig I. Today, residents in Northeast Nebraska celebrate their German heritage and the fall harvest during this two-day family festival. With German food, a beer garden, live music, and family entertainment, this Downtown Norfolk family event gets better every year.
What’s new in 2016?
Free Cab Rides
Sponsored by Attorneys Stratton, DeLay, Doele, Carlson & Buettner, Checker Cab Company will be offering cab rides from 11-12:30 on Friday and 11:30-1:00 on Saturday.
If you dress in traditional Oktoberfest gear, Lederhosen or Bavarian Drindl, you will be rewarded with a free beer.
Offered to all seniors (65 or older) and veterans (ID required) on Saturday from 12:30-2:30 and receive a $1 off beer and food discounts.
The big Huskers game is at Northwestern at 6:30 pm Saturday, so come down and tailgate with us and watch the game on the mega-television.
2016 Band Lineup
Friday, September 23
- Polka Police Friday: 5:30-8:00
- Judd Hoos 9:00- 12:00 Headliner
Saturday, September 24
- Polka Tunes 1:45 – 3:45
- Leo Lonnie Polka 4:00 – 6:00
- The Rude Band 9:30 – 12:30 Headliner
- Bucket Pong Tournament
- Masskrugstemmen – Stein-holding Competition (Men & Women)
- Radtour Bike Ride
- Big Wheel Races