Chicago German-American Oktoberfest

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September 9, 2022 @ 5:00 pm - September 11, 2022 @ 11:00 pm CDT

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group of people posing for photo in festive attire with stalls in background at Chicago German-American Oktoberfest in Chicago, Illinois, USA

Wear your lederhosen or dirndl and celebrate the Deutschland heritage! Experience everything you’d expect from an Oktoberfest – and then some more – at the Chicago German-American Oktoberfest.

This iconic Lincoln Square Street party returns, kicking off Chicago’s Oktoberfest season. First, attend German Mass Service or witness the sought-after Von Steuben Parade. Then, feast on authentic treats and wash them down with craft beer.   

Dates and Time

  • September 9th, 2022: 5 PM to 11 PM

8 PM Opening Ceremony

  • September 10th, 2022: Noon to 11 PM
  • September 11th, 2022: Noon to 10 PM

11 AM German Mass Service

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Location

Located at Lincoln Square, at the corner of Lincoln and Western Avenues.

Covid-19 Information

Face masks are not required but are recommended while in crowded areas.

Chicago German-American Oktoberfest Tickets

Admission is free.

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Experience Chicago German-American Oktoberfest

Get a taste of Germany’s biggest Volksfest at Chicago German-American Oktoberfest! For three days, everyone is invited to indulge in German beer, live music, and savory food.

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Start the day by joining the annual parade with a route that starts on Irving Park Road and ends at Western Avenue. Then, join the thousands as they taste strudels and steins.

To make the event as authentic as possible, there will be traditional singing and dancing groups at the event. Watch their performances, or even better, groove and belt out some songs with your fellow attendees.

Bringing the kids? Don’t worry as there’s entertainment and activities for everyone. Little ones can visit the amusement section and play carnival games where they can win prizes.

Meanwhile, you can make a vacation out of it with a  Chicago Vacation Package.

Details

Start:
September 9, 2022 @ 5:00 pm CDT
End:
September 11, 2022 @ 11:00 pm CDT
Cost:
Free
Event Categories:
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https://germanday.com/oktoberfest/

Venue

Lincoln Square Neighborhood
Lincoln Ave
Chicago, IL United States
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