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schedule of events

Saturday, September 22nd, 2018
Noon to 10 p.m.

Depot Park, Galena, Illinois
(Highway 20 and Park Avenue)

Adults & Teens -$5.00
Children 12 and under - Free
(Children must be accompanied by an adult)
Free use of bounce house & games for kids
galena oktoberfest

Oktoberfest is a fun-filled day from non-stop live music to family-friendly wiener dog races and hearty German-inspired food to thirst quenching brews.

Saturday, September 22nd, 2018

Galena Oktoberfest 2017 Schedule of Events


9 am – 11 am    Midwest Health & Fitness Center 5K Walk/Run - starts & ends at Galena River Trail/Depot Park
11 am     Live music begins with the Jim Busta Band
11:30 - 4:00 New Glarus Alphorners - George Albright & Heinz Mattmann
Noon  Cannon start and Ceremonial Tapping of the Keg
Noon -- 1 pm   Wiener Dog Registration
Noon -- 4 pm Registration for Beer Stein Endurance Contest and Bean Bag Tournament
Noon – 6 pm        Bounce House/Art Station for the kids
Noon – 6 pm  Food Service by Galena Elks Club
Noonn - 8 pm Galena Oktoberfest merchandise for sale, while supplies last
Noon – 10 pm Food Service by Cynthia's Extra Batch, & Victory Cafe & Catering
12:30 pm Polka Dance Lessons with Tim & Kathy
1:10 pm Wiener Dog Parade & Call to the Post
1:30 pm Wiener Dog Races begin
2:30 pm - 6:00 pm Live music with The Goodtime Dutchmen band
4:00 pm Wiener Dog Championship Races
4:25 pm Galena Oktoberfest Poster Art Auction
4:30PM Polka Dance Lessons with Tim & Kathy
4:30 pm Beer Stein Endurance Contest
5:00 pm Bean Bag Tournament
6 pm – 10 pm   Live music with Derty Rice

Galena Oktoberfest 2017 Wiener Dog Schedule




12:00pm – 1:00pm   Wiener Dog Registration
1:10pm       Call to the Post and Wiener Dog Parade
1:30pm Best Dressed Male & Female Wiener Dog event
1:45pm Begin Heat Races (three divisions: Puppy, Adult & Senior)
3:30pm    Semifinal Races for all three divisions
4:00pm   Legends Race (all previous champions)
4:05pm Senior Championship Race
4:10pm Puppy Championship Race
4:15pm  Adult Championship Race



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