Born in Munich in the 19th century, Oktoberfest first made its way to La Crosse in 1961. What started as a simple community event has turned into decades of tradition and good, old fashioned fun.
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Commemorative Oktoberfest buttons through the years.Our buttons »
How it all began way back in 1961.Learn our traditions »
More than fest, see how we support the greater La Crosse Community.Learn more »
Get to know our two partner fests—Festival du Voyageur and Winter Carnival.Our partner fests »