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Schedule Of Events

Saturday, Oktober 3rd, 2020
Noon to 10 p.m.

Depot Park, Galena, Illinois
(Highway 20 and Park Avenue)

Adults & Teens -$5.00
Children 12 and under - Free
(Children must be accompanied by an adult)
Free use of bounce house & games for kids

galena oktoberfest

Oktoberfest is a fun-filled day from non-stop live music to family-friendly wiener dog races and hearty German-inspired food to thirst quenching brews.

Saturday, Oktober 3rd, 2020

Galena Oktoberfest 2020 Schedule of Events


9 am – 11 am    Midwest Health & Fitness Center 5K Walk/Run - starts & ends at Galena River Trail/Depot Park - Register @
11:00 - 3:00     Live music begins with the Jim Busta Band
11:30 - 4:00 New Glarus Alphorners - George Albright & Heinz Mattmann
Noon  Cannon start and Ceremonial Tapping of the Keg
Noon -- 1 pm   Wiener Dog Registration
Noon -- 4 pm Registration for Beer Stein Endurance Contest and Bean Bag Tournament
Noon - 5 pm Dog Treats & Toys for Sale by New Earth Animals, and Adoptions by Safe Haven
Noon – 6 pm        Bounce House/Art Station for the kids
Noon – 6 pm  Food Service by Galena Elks Club
Noon - 8 pm Galena Oktoberfest merchandise for sale, while supplies last
Noon – 10 pm Food Service by Orchard Landing
12:30 pm Polka Dance Lessons with Tim & Kathy
1:00 pm Raising of the American Flag by the Galena Fire Department
1:10 pm Wiener Dog Parade & Call to the Post
1:30 pm Wiener Dog Races begin
3:00 pm - 7:00 pm Live music with The Goodtime Dutchmen band
3:30 pm Wiener Dog Championship Races
4:30 pm Polka Dance Lessons with Tim & Kathy
To Follow Races Galena Oktoberfest Poster Art Auction
To Follow Auction Beer Stein Endurance Contest
To Follow Contest Bean Bag Tournament
7:00 pm – 10:00 pm   Live Music With Backseat Betty Band

Galena Oktoberfest 2020 Wiener Dog Schedule


12:00 pm – 1:00 pm   Wiener Dog Registration
1:10 pm       Call to the Post and Wiener Dog Parade
1:30 pm Best Dressed Wiener Dog event
1:45 pm Begin Heat Races (three divisions: Puppy, Adult & Senior)
3:30 pm    Semifinal Races for all three divisions
  Senior Championship Race
  Adult Championship Race
  Puppy Championship Race
  Legends Race (all previous champions)



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