September 27-28, 2019

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Announcing your 2019 Festmeister and Festsheister!

What’s a Festmeister, you ask? The Festmeister presides over the Oktoberfest event and appoints a Festscheister to be his sidekick. What’s a Festscheister…kinna speaks for itself, doesn’t it?!

Craig Tolzman (right) will preside over this year’s Oktoberfest as the official Festmeister! Gates for Oktoberfest cannot open until the Festmeister declares it so!

Jeff “Dugan” Volk (left) will be creating all kinds of shenanigans as the official Festscheister! Keep an eye on him…you never know what kind of trouble he’ll kick up!

All Access Oktoberfest Buttons!

Make sure you get your ALL ACCESS Oktoberfest button for only $5 from any St. Peter Ambassador or at the Festgrounds gate!

Schedule of Events


Friday, September 27, 2019
The Festmeister’s Party

4:00pmFestmeister officially declares the Oktoberfest gates open
4:00 – 7:00pmMain Street Stage: The Wendinger Band
7:30pmSauerkraut Eating Contest
8:00 – 11:00pmMain Street Stage: The Blue Ringers

Saturday, September 28, 2019
Family Day

12:30pmLine-up for Kidtoberfest Parade in Detlefsen State Farm parking lot on Third St.

Kidtoberfest Parade down Third St. to the Festgrounds hosted by St. Peter Ambassadors Festmeisters

Gates Open

1:30pmMusic by The Concord Singers
1:00 – 4:00pmFamily Day and Kid’s Zone
2:30pmBean Bag Tournament (Register in advance at the St. Peter Chamber or register day of at Oktoberfest)
4:00pm – 7:00pmMain Street Stage: The Bockfest Boys

Official Stein Hoisting Competition

7:30pmLederhosen & Dirndl Competition
8:00 – 11:00pmMain Street Stage: IV Play


Sunday, September 29, 2019
Closing Ceremonies


4:00 – 7:00pmLarry Novotony at Patrick’s on Third

*Schedule subject to change