Batavia Oktoberfest ~ on North River Street


Batavia MainStreet brings Oktoberfest to the Fox Valley region this October 5th, 6th & 7th on North River Street!

Join us as we present a traditional Oktoberfest event in our beautiful river community which will feature authentic German food, music, entertainment and of course, beer!

Official Sam Adams stein hoisting contests on Friday night and Saturday night.

***New this year! Oktoberfest Family Day!!! You may have noticed that we added a day onto our Downtown Batavia festival. Sunday will be full of fun for the entire family including games, kid focused entertainment on stage, and event a Xfinity Sports Zone viewing area for football fans.

All Batavia Oktoberfest happenings will be hosted on North River Street between Wilson Street and Spring Street.

Presenting Sponsor

Main Stage Sponsors

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Looking to Help?

We’re looking for sponsors and volunteers. Are you interested?

Click Below To Volunteer and Join the Oktoberfest Team! Receive a t-shirt and exclusive access to the Volunteer Lounge!

Schedule of Events- Batavia Oktoberfest on North River Street

Friday, October 6

4:30pm – Gates Open!!
5:30pm – A Step Above Dance Studio
6:00pm – Color Guard & Community Band
6:30pm – Tapping Of The Keg by Bergermeister Jeff Schielke
6:30 – 11:00 pm – The Johnny Wagner Band
7:30pm – Sam Adams Hoisting Contest – Women’s
9:30pm – Sam Adams Hoisting Contest – Men’s

Make sure to enjoy other stage events including the chicken dance, stein hoisting contests, yodeling,  and other fun contests throughout the event.

Saturday, Oktober 7

11:00am – gates open & Batavia Academy of Dance
11:45am – Community Band
1:00 – 4:00pm – Chardon Polka Band – New for 2017!
4:20pm – German Spelling Bee Contest
5:00pm – Dirndl/Lederhosen Contest
6:00 – 10:00pm – Mike Knauf and Die Musikmeisters
7:00pm – Sam Adams Regional Hoisting Contest – Women’s
8:15pm – Sam Adams Regional Hoisting Contest – Men’s

OKTOBERFEST FREE PARKING