Come for “Bier, Freunde und Fun! Join us for a taste of Deutschland in the heart of Waukesha in beautiful Frame Park! Nonstop music, food, and Sprecher products.

Rain or Shine…
most activities take place under a big AIR CONDITIONED tent!

Friday, September 22, 2017

  •   5:00 pm              Opening Ceremony and tapping of the Firkin
  •   5:00 - 7:00 pm    Children's art area with Kohl's Color Wheels
  •   5:00-9:30 pm      Blaskapelle Milwaukee

Saturday, September 23, 2017

  •   9:00 am                  Wurst Beer Biathalon
    Sign up by going to http://www.silvercirclesportsevents.com/wurst-beer-biathlon
  •   9:00 am - Noon       The Ed Hause Band
  •   Noon - 5:00 pm       Children's Activity Area
  •   12:30 - 4:30 pm       Die Musikmeisters
  •    3:00 pm                   Waukesha Oktoberfest Cake Unveiling
    Free cake to the first 400 persons
  •    5:00 pm                  Muller Fasching Dance Performance
  •    5:30 - 9:00 pm        Copper Box
Enjoy German Dancers and Singers too!

Please be aware that dogs are prohibited in City parks, unless otherwise designated.
Click here for more information on dogs in parks.

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Pre-Event Ticket Sales are Available!

Purchase your food & beverage tickets online prior to the event to avoid waiting in line.  Tickets are available in $20, $40 & $60 increments.Tickets will be available for pick up at the event "Will Call" window.  The tickets will be under your name and a picture ID will be needed to pick them up.  Online ticket sales will end at Noon, Friday, Sept. 22nd and will re-open Saturday, Sept. 23rd, Midnight - Noon.

Click below to navigate to our online site.  Type Oktoberfest in the " "Search Activities" and click "go".  The list of tickets available will show.  Log in or create your account.  Select the amount you desire and put in your cart.  When done, click on the cart and finish by following the prompts.    

Please note, tickets cannot be used to pay for wrist band!  They are used for food & beverages ONLY!

Oktoberfest Online Ticket Sales

Oktoberfest Menu

Many thanks to the Oktoberfest Sponsors and Partners!

Sprecher Brewing Co.
City of Waukesha Police Explorers
First Student
Ford Construction
Friends of WPRF
Greeley & Hansen
International Porsche
Kleines Bayern Gourmet Roasted Nuts
Mercedes-Benz of Elmbrook
Midwest Industries
Oberlin Filter Company
Silver Circle Sports Events
Sunbelt Rentals
Sweet Perfections Bake Shoppe
Texas Roadhouse
Tim’s Handy Works
Waukesha Citizens Police Academy Association
Waukesha Kiwanis Early Risers Club
Waukesha Police Department
Waukesha Sunrise Rotary Club
Wicked Urban Grill

Oktoberfest FAQs
Are there ID requirements or an age limit to enter the event?
City of Waukesha Oktoberfest is free and open to the public. Anyone wishing to  purchase and/or consume beer must be aged 21 or better, have identification, and purchase a wristband for $2. Wristband proceeds benefit the Friends of WPRF.
What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?
Parking is available at: 
Schuetze Recreation Center, 1120 Baxter St.                                       
Playground near Frame, Frame Park Dr.
Upper Formal Gardens, Frame Park Dr.
East Alternative School, 1150 Whiterock Ave      
Renaissance Manufacturing Group-Waukesha, LLC Parking Lot, 1401 Perkins Ave                                           
Street parking is also available in the area.

FREE Shuttle Information:
New this year, two Waukesha Oktoberfest Shuttles (complimentary) will be available! Park at one of the following locations and hop the shuttle to Oktoberfest at Frame Park.

Waukesha County Courthouse parking lot (across from 515 Moreland Blvd.)
Waukesha Transit Center (212 E. St. Paul Avenue)

The shuttles will pick-up/drop-off every 15 minutes on Friday, from 4:30-10:30pm (last trip from Frame Park) and Saturday, from 2:00-10:30pm (last trip from Frame Park). The Frame Park drop-off/pick-up point will be on Baxter Street, near Whiterock Avenue.

***Each shuttle rider will receive one coupon to redeem at the Culvers tent at Oktoberfest for a free scoop token.
What can/can't I bring to the event?
You can bring all your friends and family. Please leave any pets at home along with any beverages. They will be for sale at the event along with great food options. A percentage of proceeds will benefit local community organizations.

What is the Oktoberfest cake?
At 3:00pm on Saturday, and with the help of the Mayor, Sweet Perfections Bake Shoppe will unveil their amazing creation of a 3-tiered Oktoberfest-themed cake for the event! We’ll slice up the cake and provide free slices to the first 400.

Where do I get an Oktoberfest t-shirt?
Glad you asked! The Waukesha Police Explorers Post #178 will be selling 2nd Annual Waukesha Oktoberfest t-shirts and earn some funds for selling the shirts. Stop by and get yours right away!

Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?
Call the City of Waukesha Parks, Recreation & Forestry Dept. at 262-524-3737.