There’s more than beer at Auburn’s Oktoberfest! We’ve got live music from Kidd Blue and The War Damn Polka Band, contests including Stein Hoisting, Wiener Dog Racing, Mr. & Mrs. Oktoberfest, Chicken Dances, games and activities, educational presentations, food trucks and so much more!

As the event draws closer, please check back frequently for information at the festival including, maps, schedule of events and breweries/beers participating.

Event Schedule

Don’t miss a thing! Check back soon for the 2023 Event Schedule!

Festival Map

Looking for your favorite beer or food truck? Our festival map will point the way! 2023 will be live in mid September, but you can see 2022’s  here!

Food Trucks

Stay tuned as we announce our food vendors for 2023, but see below for food vendors at 2022

German Food & Gifts
St. Bernardo Gelato
The Boar’s Breath
Franky June’s Weeny Wagon
Amsterdam Café
The Yard Milkshake Bar

Music & Entertainment

Join Kidd Blue on the main stage and entertainment from the “War Damn Polka Band” throughout the festival.

Hangout Spots

Meet your friends at one of our hangout spots! Several games will be placed throughout the festival to enjoy

Education & Presentations

Join AU Brew  at Oktoberfest. The team from the the Graduate Certificate Program will be on hand to talk about brewing and their program. The Program is designed to prepare students for successful career entry in the malting, brewing, and distilling industries, while the Master of Science Program provides additional in-dept study for advanced placement in the craft brewing industry. Eligible students have the option of enrolling on either program with all credits from the Graduate Certificate Program (18 in total) counting towards the Master of Science Program (33 credit hours in total).

Festival Hours

AU Oktoberfest gates open at 4 p.m. and last pour at 8 p.m. sharp

Sam Adams Stein Hoisting

Think you’ve got what it takes to outlast the others? Enter our Sam Adams Stein Hoisting contest to prove it!