Ach du Lieber!... time to bring out your inner German
Enjoy Greeley's annual Oktoberfest
Friday, September 28 and Saturday, September 29
Lincoln Park in historic Downtown Greeley at 8th Street & 9th Avenue.
Join us at the kick-off on Friday evening from 5-10 pm for some great beer, brats, games, and a free concert featuring The Tom Allan Duo and headliner BeatGrass with their new twist on the bluegrass sound. Sign up for our first ever "Iron-Man Stein Lifting" contest and pick up your annual collector's ceramic ½ liter and 1 liter Oktoberfest steins with featured artwork by Steven Held!
Then prepare for a full day of fun Saturday from 11 to 8. Enjoy polka, crafts, German music, a wide variety of craft brews from Crabtree Brewery, Oskar Blues, and Boulder Beer, and food from more than a dozen food vendors.
New this year is a VIP tasting tent from 1-4 Saturday. Sample reserve beers from craft brewers for only $30! Price includes a commemorative tasting glass, food samples, a meet-and-greet with professional brewers and two beer tokens to spend! Tickets are available at the DDA office, 802 9th St. and will be available at the event.
Oktoberfest is a family friendly event and offers a great Children's Area with an inflatable slide, giant bubble tower, obstacle course, pumpkins to decorate, face painting and lots of games to play. And of course, there are games for big "kids" too including life-size beer pong, pie-eating contests, and volleyball. Additionally, there will be wide variety of arts and crafts for perusal and purchase.
There will be a full entertainment lineup including:
Friday, September 28
Gazebo Main Stage
5:30 - 7:00 The Tom Allen Grengs Polka Band
7:30 - 10:00 BeatGrass
Contests & Games
5:00- 10:00 Life-size Beer Pong
8:45 Iron Stein Contest
Saturday, September 29
Gazebo Main Stage
11:00 - 11:30Greeley Children's Chorale
11:45 - 11:55Oktoberfest Opening Ceremony
12:00 - 1:15UNC Jazz Band
1:30 - 2:00Volkstanzgruppe Dancers
2:15 - 4:15 Kyle Redman Polka Band
4:30 - 5:00 Volkstanzgruppe Dancers
5:30 - 7:30Ronnie Eckhart and the Dutch Hop Makers
Contests & Games
11:00 - 8:00 Volleyball
1:00- 8:00 Life-size Beer Pong
2:00, 4:15 & 5:15 Pie Eating Contest
A BIG, BIG thanks to our many event sponsors:
C & C Community Printers, KFKA, Next Media, Roche Constructors, Townsquare Media, Triple S, Wheeler Management, Clarion Hotel, Kaiser Permanente, Boulder Beer, Oskar Blues, City of Greeley, Ehrlich Toyota, The Tribune, Wells Fargo Bank, All Purpose Rental, Allnutt Funeral Services, BandWagon, Guaranty Bank, College Credit Union, High Plains Library District, Kress Cinema, Lincoln Park Emporium, Magnolia River, Mariposa Plants, Meadow Gold, Northern Colorado Disposal, Northern Colorado Paper, Phoenix Training Studios, Sam's Club, Sod Buster Inn, Steamway Floor to Ceiling
Movie/Music Line-Up @ The Kress Cinema & Lounge
Arbitrage - Showing through Oct 4th
Sleepwalk with Me - Opens Oct 4th
The Adventures of Bob and Doug McKenzie Strange Brew
One Show Only - Sept 29th, 9:30
Plastik Factory Presents Nosferatu - A symphony of Horror
Before GIRLS NIGHT: THE MUSICAL, join your friends for a pre-concert party from 5:30 - 7:00 pm in the UCCC's Two Rivers Lounge. There'll be plenty of appetizers, entertainment and laughs galore. Syntax Vodka and Crabtree Brewery will provide complimentary beverages. Only $20 - get your tickets now!
. Click HERE for more details, and to buy tickets or view a complete season calendar for the UCCC.