... promoting German culture in the Peoria, Illinois area through song, sport, food, drink and fellowship!

 

The German-American Society of Peoria IL
and the Peoria Park District present...

Oktoberfest 2013
September 20, 21, 22

Forecast for Sunday September 22 Oktoberfest
Sunny! Temp in the lower 70's. A little breezy on the riverfront.
One More Beautiful Oktoberfest Afternoon!!!

   
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Oktoberfest 2012

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Music Featuring:

Obenheimer Express Band

die Spitzbu'am

Heidelberg German Band

Al’s Pals Polka Band

Terry Bredenberg

Vogel Musik

Lindenhof Echos Alpenhorns

Ratskeller Brummers, Peoria's own German band

and much more

Be sure to visit the Heritage tent

Our Oktoberfest Heritage Tent Sponsor - Heritage Bank

Heritage Bank Logo

See Heritage tent entertainment schedule below

Thank you Klaus Radio - The Klaus Companies

Sponsors

Par-A-Dice Casino Pepsi Comcast

Oktoberfest 2013 Entertainment Schedule

Entertainment Schedule is subject to change. Last update 9/4/13


Gateway Building Accordionist Terry Bredenberg
Terry Bredenberg


Sponsor

Dempster Insurance



Admission Prices to the Oktoberfest: 

Friday 5pm to 11pm $9.00
(12 and under free with paid adult)

Saturday 12 to 5pm $7.00
5pm to 11pm $9.00
(12 and under free with paid adult)

Sunday 10:30 Mass Free with can food donation-multiple cans donation encouraged!
11am to 6pm $7.00
(12 and under free with paid adult)

Sponsors

Southside Bank Pepsi Visitors and Convention

Friday, September 20

Find OBENHEIMER EXPRESS on Myspace Click Here.

OBENHEIMER EXPRESS WEBSITE Click Here.

Main Stage

5:00-7:00 p.m. — Ratskeller Brummers
6:40-7:00 p.m. — Oktoberfest ceremony
7:00-7:20 p.m. — Lindenhof Echos
7:20-8:45 p.m. — Obenheimer Express
8:45-9:00 p.m. — Log sawing Contest for Finalists
9:00-11:00 p.m. — Obenheimer Express

(7:45 - 8:30 — Log Sawing Tryouts)

Biergarten
5:00-7:15 p.m. — Vogel Musik
7:15-7:40 p.m. — Peoria Volkstaenzer
7:40-9:15 p.m. — Heidelberg German Band

9:15-9:30 p.m. — Masskrugstemmen – Bier Stein Holding Contest
9:30-10:30 p.m. — Heidelberg German Band

Sponsors

93.3 The Drive Journal Star Comcast

Saturday, September 21

Go to die SPITZBU'AM website Click Here.

Find OBENHEIMER EXPRESS on Myspace Click Here.

OBENHEIMER EXPRESS WEBSITE Click Here.

The BOLZEN BEER BAND Website Click Here.

Main Stage
noon-1:00 p.m. — die Spitzbu'am
1:00-1:20 p.m. — Peoria Volkstaenzer
1:20-2:20 p.m. — die Spitzbu'am
2:20-2:40 p.m. — Lindenhof Echos Alpenhorns
2:40-3:40 p.m. — die Spitzbu'am
3:40-4:10 p.m. — Springfield International Dancers
4:10-5:10 p.m. — die Spitzbu'am
5:10-5:30 p.m. — Lindenhof Echos Alpenhorns
5:30-5:50 p.m. — Oktoberfest Ceremony (Parade led by Spitzbu'am)
5:50-8:30 p.m. — Obenheimer Express
8:30-8:45 p.m. — Log Sawing Contest for Finalists
8:45-11:00 p.m. — Obenheimer Express

(7:30 - 8:15 p.m. — Log Sawing Tryouts

Biergarten
noon-2:00 p.m. — Heidelberg German Band
2:00-5:30 p.m. — Vogel Musik
5:30-6:00 p.m. — Break for Oktoberfest Ceremony
6:00-8:00 p.m. — Al's Pals Polka Band
8:00-8:15 p.m. — Masskrugstemmen – Bier Stein Holding Contest
8:15-11:00 p.m. — Bolzen Beer Band

Sponsors

Spaten Hacker-Pschorr

Sunday, September 22

Das Bier Run
Click on Das Bier Run Logo to Sign up - Jaycees Bier Run Web Site
Das Bier Run Flyer
2nd Annual 5K - Das Bier Run @ 12:30
Start/Finish at the big Tent

Main Stage
10:30-11:30 a.m. — Polka Mass with Wilanna Vogel and Terry Bredenberg on accordion
11:30-noon — Peoria Volkstaenzer
noon-2:00 p.m. — Obenheimer Express
2:00-2:20 p.m. — Das Bier Run awards / Masskrugstemmen - Bier Stein Holding Contest
2:20-4:30 p.m. — Obenheimer Express
3:00-3:15 p.m. — Log Sawing Contest for Finalist

(2:00-2:45 p.m. — Log Sawing Tryouts)

Biergarten
noon-2:00 p.m. — Al's Pals Polka Band
2:00-2:20 p.m. — Lindenhof Echos Alpenhorns
2:20-5:00 p.m. — die Spitzbu'am


Sponsors

Caterpiller Altorfer Rents CAT

Stat Farm

Heritage Tent Entertainment Schedule

Friday, September 20

5:00-9:00 p.m. — Displays - All day

Saturday, September 21

12:00-9:00 p.m. — Displays - All day

1:30 and 3:00 p.m. — German Lessons

2:00 and 4:00 p.m. — Puppet Theatre

Sunday, September 22

12:00-5:00 p.m. — Displays - All day

1:00 p.m. — German Lessons

1:30 p.m. — Puppet Theatre



Admission Prices to the Oktoberfest: 

Friday 5pm to 11pm $9.00
(12 and under free with paid adult)

Saturday 12 to 5pm $7.00
5pm to 11pm $9.00
(12 and under free with paid adult)

Sunday 10:30 Mass Free with can food donation-multiple cans donation encouraged!
11am to 6pm $7.00
(12 and under free with paid adult)


Various vendors for food, sandwiches, desserts and merchandise will be available!

Check out the SVP - Sport Verein Peoria - for a porkchop on a stick and other good German fare!

For more information, email
oktoberfestpeo@aol.com
or
info@peoriagermans.net

 
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