Batavia Oktoberfest ~ on North River Street

Batavia MainStreet brings Oktoberfest to the Fox Valley region this October 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!

Family friendly activities all day Saturday and official Sam Adams stein hoisting contests on Friday night and Saturday night.

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

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Schedule of Events- Batavia Oktoberfest on North River Street

Friday, Oktober 7
6pm- Opening Ceremony including: Entrance of Flags by VFW, BHS Brass Band, Bergermeister tapping of the ceremonial keg with Mayor Jeff and Linda Schielke and the presentation of the Festmeisters.

5:45pm- Dance Performance by A Step Above Dance Academy

6:30pm to 11pm- The Johnny Wagner Band


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

Saturday, Oktober 8
8am-12pm- Batavia Farmers’ Market

11am- Dance Performance by Batavia Academy of Dance

12pm- Batavia Community Band

1:30pm- Edelweiss Chicago Dance Company

2pm- Judy Bridges & the Happy Wanderers Band

4pm- German Spelling Bee

5:10pm- Dirndl and Lederhosen Contest hosted by All Dressed Up Costumes

6pm-10pm- Die Musikmeisters/ Mike Knauf Band

7pm- Sam Adams Beer Stein Hoister Finals

8:15pm- Yodeling Contest