New Ulm Chamber of Commerce

Oktoberfest

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Name: Oktoberfest
Date: October 2, 2015
Event Description:

Voted among the Best Oktoberfest Celebrations in the Nation by USA TODAY! Best Oktoberfest in USA TODAY!

Come to one of the best Oktoberfest celebrations in the nation!  New Ulm Oktoberfest, Oct 2-3 & 9-10!  

2014 Accolades:
America's Best Oktoberfests - Fodor's Travel
Viewer's Choice, Best Oktoberfest in MN - WCCO

Oktoberfest takes place over 2 weekends and 4 locations!
Scroll down for event schedule [at bottom].

Downtown
Saturday, Oct 3
Schell's Hobo Band, 11am-2pm
Church of Cash, 2pm-5pm
Germanic-American Day Parade, 11am (Starts at the Glockenspiel and goes downtown to the Visitor Center).

Saturday, Oct 10
The Wendinger Band, 11am-2pm
Switch Road Band, 2pm-5pm



Best Western Plus
Live music Fri & Sat both weekends

Morgan Creek Vineyards
Saturday, Oct 3

Cambria Crush: The Annual Great Grape Stomp, 11am-6pm


Schell's Brewery
Saturday, Oct 10
Oktoberfest Festival!, 11am-4:30pm



FIRST WEEKEND
Friday, Oct 2
Attractions & Events
Domeier's German Store     9am-5pm
MN Music Hall of Fame    10am-2pm 
Brown County Museum    10am-4pm
Hermann Monument    10am-7pm
The Grand - 4Pillars Art Gallery    11am-4pm
    Nicholas Schleif’s “The War of Art” Opening Reception       7pm
Morgan Creek Vineyards    11am-9pm
Lind House    1-4pm
Schell’s Brewery Tours    1-4:30pm
Performances
The Pantry - Ian Hilmer    5-7pm
Morgan Creek Vineyards - Jazz & Classical     6:30-9pm
Grand Kabaret - James Warren    8pm
Best Western Plus    
    Concord Singers    6-7pm
    Keg Opening                                           7-7:30pm
    Sleepy Eye Concertina Club                  7:30-9pm
    Sandra Lee and the Velvets             7:30-11:30pm
    The Concord Singers                       9-10:30pm
    The Bockfest Boys                           10:30pm-12am


Saturday, Oct 3
Attractions & Events
Hermann 5K Run/Walk    9am
Farmer’s Market    9am-12pm
Domeier's German Store     9am-5pm
Popcorn Wagon @ Brown County Museum    10am-2pm
MN Music Hall of Fame    10am-2pm
Brown County Museum    10am-3pm
Wanda Gag House    10am-4pm
Harkin Store    10am-5pm
Hermann Monument    10am-7pm
The Grand - 4Pillars Art Gallery    11am-3pm
Schell’s Brewery Tours    11am-5:30pm
    Schell’s Bier Garten    12-5pm
German-American Day Parade    11am
Oktoberfest New Ulm, Downtown    11am-5pm
Morgan Creek Vineyards Cambria Crush Grape Stomp    11am-6pm

Lind House    1-4pm
River History Museum    1-4pm

Performances
B&L Bar - Adam Munsterman        10am-2pm
     Johnny Helget    4-8pm
Downtown
     Schell’s Hobo Band    11am-2pm
     Church of Cash    2-5pm

Best Western Plus - Sandra Lee and the Velvets    12-2:30pm
    Concord Singers    2:30-4pm
    Kris & The Riverbend Dutchmen    4-7pm
    Keg Opening    7-7:30pm
    Concord Singers    7:30-9pm
    The Wendinger Band    7:30-11:30pm
    Kris & The Riverbend Dutchmen    9-10:30pm
    Bockfest Boys    10:30pm-12am
Grand Kabaret - Jim McGuire & Rick Orpe w/ Charmin Michelle    8pm



Sunday, Oct 4
Attractions & Events

MN Music Hall of Fame    10am-2pm 
Harkin Store    10am-5pm
    Preparing for Winter Demonstration    1-4pm
Hermann Monument    10am-7pm
Morgan Creek Vineyards    11am-5pm
    Country Brunch at the Winery        11am-2pm
Wanda Gag House     11am-2pm
Pumpkin Fest in St. George    11am-4pm
Schell’s Brewery Tours    12-4pm
Lind House    1-4pm


SECOND WEEKEND
Friday, Oct 9

Attractions & Events
Domeier's German Store     9am-5pm
MN Music Hall of Fame    10am-2pm 
Brown County Museum    10am-4pm
Hermann Monument    10am-7pm
The Grand - 4Pillars Art Gallery    11am-4pm
Morgan Creek Vineyards    11am-9pm
Lind House    1-4pm
Schell’s Brewery Tours    1-4:30pm

Performances
The Pantry - The Frye    5-7pm
Morgan Creek Vineyards - Classical & Jazz    6:30-9:30pm
American Legion - Live music     6pm-12am
Lola’s - Lori Jean        7-9pm
Grand Kabaret - Betty & Ocho    8pm
New Ulm Event Center - Harbor & Home    8:30-10:30pm
B&L Bar - Up All Night DJ    8:30-1am
Best Western Plus
    Concord Singers    6-7pm
    Keg Opening    7-7:30pm
    Sleepy Eye Concertina Club    7:30-9pm
    Barefoot Becky    7:30-11pm
    Concord Singers    9-10:30pm
    Bockfest Boys    10:30pm-12am

Saturday, Oct 10
Attractions & Events
CASTLE & CAST Fundraiser Breakfast at George’s        8-11am
United Church of Christ Annual Fall Rummage Sale    8am-4pm
New Ulm Diabetes Walk    8am-12pm
Farmer’s Market    9am-12pm
Domeier's German Store     9am-5pm
Popcorn Wagon @ Brown County Museum    10am-2pm
MN Music Hall of Fame    10am-2pm
Brown County Museum    10am-3pm
Wanda Gag House    10am-4pm
Harkin Store    10am-5pm
Hermann Monument    10am-7pm
The Grand - 4Pillars Art Gallery    11am-3pm
    The Art of Corree Class    11am-12pm
Oktoberfest New Ulm, Downtown    11am-5pm
Schell’s Oktoberfest    11am-4:30pm

Morgan Creek Vineyards     11am-9pm
Lind House    1-4pm
River History Museum    1-4pm

Performances
Downtown
     Wendinger Band    11am-2pm
     Switch Road Band    2-5pm

Best Western Plus - Julie Lee & the White Rose Band    12-2:30pm     
    George’s Concertina Band    2:30-4pm
    Concord Singers    4-5:30pm
    Bockfest Boys    5:30-7pm
    Keg Opening    7-7:30pm
    George’s Concertina Band    7:30-9pm
    Leon Olsen    7:30-11:30pm
    Concord Singers    9-10:30pm
    Bockfest Boys    10:30pm-12am
B&L Bar - Heide & the Good Old Boys        4-8pm
     Up All Night DJ    8:30pm-close
Morgan Creek Vineyards - Jim McGuire Jazz Trio    6:30-9pm
Lola’s - Open Mic Night    7-9pm
Grand Kabaret - Working Without a Net duo    8pm


Sunday, Oct 11
Attractions & Events
MN Music Hall of Fame    10am-2pm 
Harkin Store    10am-5pm
    Horses-Horseshoes-Leather-Ropes    1-4pm
Hermann Monument    10am-7pm
Wanda Gag House     11am-2pm
New Ulm Area Wedding Show    11am-3pm
Morgan Creek Vineyards    11am-5pm
    Country Brunch at the Winery        11am-2pm
Schell’s Brewery Tours    12-4pm
Lind House    1-4pm
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