2016 Beer Tray Relay Registration

Submitted: Wednesday, July 20, 2016 - 11:30am
REGISTER ONLINE HERE for the 2016 Beer Tray Relay. Rules 1)     Must be 21 to participate 2)     Go Fast 3)     No Party Fouls!  (Don’t spill beer!)

2016 Minster Oktoberfest Classic 10K Registration

Submitted: Saturday, June 11, 2016 - 3:12pm
Online registration for the 2016 Minster Oktoberfest Classic 10K is NOW OPEN! Race Day registration starts at 7:30am on Sunday, October 2, 2016, at the Minster High School Gymnasium.

2016 Arts & Crafts application

Submitted: Tuesday, March 22, 2016 - 11:06pm
If you are interested in participating in the 2016 Minster Oktoberfest as an Arts & Crafts vendor, download and return the attached forms/application. Questions contact: artsandcrafts@minsteroktoberfest.com

2016 Minster Oktoberfest Parade Theme Announced

Submitted: Monday, March 21, 2016 - 9:07am
The 2016 Minster Oktoberfest Parade theme is “WILLKOMMEN FREUNDE”, which means Welcome Friends.

2016 Grand Marshal Nominations

Submitted: Monday, March 21, 2016 - 9:04am
Minster Oktoberfest Parade is now accepting nominations for 2016 Grand Marshall.The deadline for nominations is July 1, 2016. Please send a letter stating reasons you feel this person / organization deserves this title.

2016 Button Design Contest Deadline

Submitted: Saturday, March 19, 2016 - 10:54am
You are invited to create this years' Oktoberfest button!

Friday, September 30

06:00 pm STANDS OPEN (Mugs on Sale - Button Haus)
06:00 pm to 10:00 pm Arts & Crafts Open
07:00 pm to 11:00 pm Autobahn (Gazebo)
08:00 pm to 11:00 pm Roger DeMange Music (Heritage Beer Garden)
08:00 pm to 11:30 pm Karma's Pawn (Spass Platz)
11:59 pm STANDS CLOSE

Saturday, October 01

09:30 am Car Show Registration (Community Lanes Bowling Alley)
10:00 am Little Miss Oktoberfest Pageant (K of C Hall, N. Main Street)
10:00 am to 09:00 pm A Walk Through History (Gym by the Church)
10:00 am to 10:00 pm Arts & Crafts Open
11:00 am STANDS OPEN
12:00 pm Opening Ceremonies (Gazebo)
01:00 pm Miss Oktoberfest Pageant (Spass Platz)
01:00 pm to 06:00 pm Cincinnati Schnapps (Gazebo)
02:00 pm Beer Tray relays (Fourth Street)
03:30 pm to 07:00 pm The Klaberheads (Spass Platz)
04:00 pm Celebration Mass of our German Heritage (St. Augustine's Church)
04:00 pm The Jug Hoist (After Beer Tray Relay - Fourth Street)
04:00 pm to 08:00 pm Roger DeMange Music (Heritage Beer Garden)
06:00 pm Celebration Mass of our German Heritage (St. Augustine's Church)
07:00 pm to 11:00 pm Route 161 Happy Wanderers (Gazebo)
08:00 pm to 11:30 pm Chardon Polka Band (Spass Platz)
11:59 pm STANDS CLOSE

Sunday, October 02

09:30 am Oktoberfest 10k Run (Minster H.S. Start, Awards at Spass Platz)
10:00 am to 05:00 pm Arts & Crafts Open
10:00 am to 06:00 pm A Walk Through History (Gym by the Church)
11:00 am STANDS OPEN
02:00 pm to 08:00 pm The Klaberheads (Spass Platz)
03:30 pm to 08:00 pm Chardon Polka Band (Gazebo)
04:00 pm to 08:00 pm Roger DeMange Music (Heritage Beer Garden)
08:00 pm STANDS CLOSE

About the Minster Oktoberfest

Welcome to the Minster Oktoberfest

The Oktoberfest, which draws over 80,000 people to the Village, emphasizes the community's rich German heritage. The people of Minster feel that the Oktoberfest is not just an event; it's a feeling, a spirit, a happy mood that conveys the warmth and friendliness of the community.

An invitation is extended to each one of you to join us and help celebrate the Oktoberfest on the weekend of the first Sunday in October. The Oktoberfest was begun in 1975 by the Jaycees (The Minster Journeyman's Club) and Kiwanis (Minster Service Club) and since has grown each year.

This gala, fun filled festival provides delights for all. Sing and dance to German music. Taste the hearty German foods. Watch the spectacular parade featuring colorful floats, marching bands and many celebrities. See the many events in the Gazebo and the Spazz Plaz. Take part in the beer tray relay, the 10K run, and any numerous other games.

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Participate

Online registration for the 2016 Minster Oktoberfest Classic 10K is NOW OPEN!
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER ONLINE »

Race Day registration starts at 7:30am on Sunday, October 2, 2016, at the Minster High School Gymnasium.

Online registration for the 2016 Minster Oktoberfest Beer Tray Relay is NOW OPEN!
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER ONLINE »
The Beer Tray Relay starts at 2:00pm on Saturday, October 1, 2016, on Fourth Street.

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Contact Us

Use the form below to contact the Oktoberfest committee.