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Event Series Event Series: Palatine Oktoberfest

Palatine Oktoberfest

September 17, 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

ENTERTAINMENT
Friday, September 15
5:00pm – Midnight
5:00pm: Opening Ceremonies
• Oktoberfest begins with the blessing and tapping of a ceremonial keg at the main stage, performed by local dignitaries.
5:00pm – 8:30pm: Die Musikmeisters
• Die Musikmeisters German Band plays a rousing blend of traditional German music for Oktoberfest or German themed events. Their extensive musical repertoire includes a variety of traditional German vocal and instrumental favorites, as well as Polish and American favorites. The band dresses in authentic German lederhosen.
8:45pm – Midnight: The Polkaholics
• The Polkaholics are a Chicago band that plays a high-speed collision of polka and rock ‘n roll!
Saturday, September 16
12:00pm – Midnight
10:00am – Family Bike Ride
• Family Day kicks off with an Oktoberfest Casual Family Bike Ride. Meet at 10am at Towne Square (at the corner of Smith & Slade Streets). Registration is free! Bike racks will be provided. This is a family-friendly casual ride of 12 miles. Children under 12 will need an adult to accompany them. Helmets are required. Visit www.bikepalatine.com for more information.
12:00pm – 3:30pm: Family Day
• While parents are welcome to bring their children to every part of Oktoberfest, we have set aside a special time for families to enjoy the festive spirit of this classic German cultural fest.
• Family Day is held on Saturday beginning at noon and lasting until about 3:30 p.m. In addition to all the enjoyable foods and beverages available throughout the fest, special programming and activities for children are provided during this time.
• Musical performances featuring students from local school groups and Palatine-based youth organizations highlight the afternoon’s events on the main stage. Adjacent to Oktoberfest in Palatine’s Towne Square Park there will be face painting and a variety of children’s games .
• To see the rest of the family day schedule from 12 – 3:30pm please visit our website.
3:30pm – 6:00pm: Die Kellerknaben Trio
• From the beer halls of Münich to the taverns of Chicago, Die Kellerknaben has its roots deep in the heart of polka.
7:00pm – Midnight: Phenix
• Popular 5-member German Band with a modern flair! Playing German classics and your favorite oldies with fun audience participation.
Sunday, September 17
12:00pm – 6:00pm
12:00pm – 3:00pm: Die Musikmeisters
• Die Musikmeisters German Band plays a rousing blend of traditional German music for Oktoberfest or German themed events. Their extensive musical repertoire includes a variety of traditional German vocal and instrumental favorites, as well as Polish and American favorites. The band dresses in authentic German lederhosen.
3:00pm: Rhinemaidens (alphorn demonstration)
3:15pm – 6:00pm: Phenix
• Popular 5-member German Band with a modern flair! Playing German classics and your favorite oldies with fun audience participation.

BEER
Beer is available in cups 6 tickets, or in a collectible mug for 15 tickets, with unlimited 12 ticket refills.
Bring your mug with you when you come back the next day or next year!
• Krombacher Pils
• Half Acre “Lager Town” Oktoberfest Beer
• Other TBD
WINE
Wine is served in 6 oz glasses for 6 tickets.

SELTZER
Seltzer is served in 12 oz glasses for 6 tickets.
• TBD

FOOD
Food ticket receipts are a substantial part of the funds raised for charity. Thank you and enjoy!
• THE FRIENDS OF ROTARY
• ROTARY CLUB OF PALATINE (Pop and Water)
• SCHNITZEL PLATZ
• TAP HOUSE GRILL
• MORKES CHOCOLATES
• KOOKER’S
• FOLKLORICA BAKERY
RAFFLE
• Check out our Raffle tent near the back of the Main tent. Themed baskets including Red Wine, Rum/Cordial, Scotch, Tequilla, Vodka, Whiskey, White and Red Wine, and more! Plus Wheelbarrows of Beer, and a Weber Grill.
• Tickets are $5 each or 5 for $20
• You don’t need to be present to win, but should be able to pick up your winnings Sunday afternoon.
• Tickets are available in the Raffle tent, and the drawings will start at 4pm on Sunday
• Please check out our website for a complete list of raffle sponsors
SPONSORS
PLEASE SUPPORT THESE BUSINESSES THAT SUPPORT YOUR COMMUNITY THROUGH OKTOBERFEST!
• Rohrman Automotive Group
• Krombacher
• Palatine Bank and Trust
• William Blair
• Angerame Dental Associates
• Weber
• Wold
• The Grand at Twin Lakes
• Palatine Park District
• Home Depot
• Half Acre Chicago
• Carson Wealth
• ADDITIONAL THANKS THE VILLAGE OF PALATINE AND GROOT INDUSTRIES

 

For information on more events like this, check out our roundup of Fall Festivals and Oktoberfests.

Details

Date:
September 17
Time:
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Website:
https://www.palatinerotary.com/Oktoberfest.php

Venue

Downtown Palatine
Smith Street and Wilson Street
Palatine, IL 60067 United States
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Location
Northwest

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