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   Sep 30 - Oct 3, 2021

Willkommen to the longest-running Oktoberfest in the Midwest.

Some come for the epic parades, others for the biergarten. If you’re German or just looking for an excuse to wear a dirndl or some lederhosen—we’re happy you’re here.

So, raise a stein and prost to 60 years of gemütlichkeit and cheer—it’s what makes us das beste!

Take me to the golden keg

Featured stories

The Meaning Behind Which Side to Tie the Dirndl On

The dirndl costume represents and celebrates the Bavarian culture. The placement of your dirndl's apron waist bow or knot in particular has a significant meaning. Learn more here.


Oktoberfest 2020 Canceled

It is with great disappointment that the La Crosse Festivals Board has made the difficult decision to cancel Oktoberfest USA for 2020.


The Story of Oktoberfest's Traditional Lederhosen

When you think Oktoberfest, you may envision beer and pretzels, but most of all, the traditional fashion of the men’s lederhosen. Tap the link above to read the full story on how these traditional leather breeches came to be.