A fall tradition returns to the historic roots of Germantown, as the 21st Germantown Hunsrucker Oktoberfest will be held Sept. 26-27 at the Dheinsville Historic Park.. Held every year at the 10 acre Dheinsville Historic Park in Germantown, the festival is presented by Sendiks and the Germantown Tourism Fund. The park is located directly northeast of the intersection of Holy Hill Road, Fond du Lac Avenue and Maple Road. The festival will be held from noon to 11 p.m. Sept. 26 and noon to 7 p.m. Sept. 27.
Parking and admission is free. One of the best Oktoberfest celebrations in the state under a 120′ tent featuring traditional German music and authentic German dancing by the Pommersche Tanzdeel Freistadt. Special guest are Copper Box. You don’t want to miss the Seventh Annual Dheinsville Dachsund Dash at 3pm Sept. 26.
The music begins at noon Sept. 26 as the GoodTime Dutchmen take the stage and perform until 3 p .m.. The Music Venders perform from 4-7 p.m., Pommersche Tanzdeel Freistadt will perform from 7-7:30 p.m. while Copper Box will finish the day with a set from 7:30-10:30 p.m.
On Sept. 27, the River City Blaskapelle will perform from noon to 3 p.m., the Pommersche Tanzdeel Freistadt will perform from 3-3:30 p.m. while Austrian Express will close out the festival with a set from 3:30-7 p.m.
Plenty of things to do for kids of all ages, a kids area with games, bounce house, face painting, singing and dancing in the big tent, tractor exhibit, classic cars and enjoy your favorite German bier and food.
Visit the Valentine Wolf Hause (1850) and learn our history along with the Bell Museum and see the Christ Church (1860) like you’ve never seen it before with it’s beautifully restored interior, stained glass windows that are visible at night with new LED lighting and the steeple and bell tower have been restored featuring a magnificent lighted cross.
The Bast Bell Museum will be open from 1-4 p.m. on both days. Anyone with a canned good can get half-off the price of admission to see the 5,000 bells.
It is of the last great small town festivals around and in the top 10 in Wisconsin. Celebrate with us. Wilkomen and we’ll see you there!