Oktoberfest traditions


Oktoberfest Admission Pass – New in 2018!

PRESS RELEASE: Monday, May 1,  2018  Oktoberfest USA is excited to announce that we are moving to a printed pass for admission to the 2018 Oktoberfest Southside Grounds. (Northside grounds offer free admission).   Each 4-day pass has a unique entry barcode, which  prominently features the 2018 winning button design.  The bar code will be scanned [...]

By |May 2nd, 2018|

Parade Applications Now Available

On behalf of the Board of Directors and the Oktoberfest Parade Committee we would like to invite you to participate in the 2018 Oktoberfest Parades! MARCHING BAND APPLICATION PARADE APPLICATION FOR COMMERCIAL & NON-COMMERCIAL UNITS Torchlight Parade Thursday, September 27th, 2018 Starts at 7pm Maple Leaf Parade Saturday, September 29th, 2018 Starts at 10am   [...]

By |March 30th, 2018|

58th Oktoberfest Commemorative Button Design

2018 Oktoberfest Button Designer: Kyle Breunig The 2018 Oktoberfest Button was unveiled at the 5th annual Forks and Corks fundraiser on Thursday, March 8 at the La Crosse Center. The La Crosse community and fans of Oktoberfest will be getting a “two for one” special with the unveiling of this year’s winning design. The extra add-on is [...]

By |March 9th, 2018|

Nominations Are Open!

Nominations are now open for the 2018 Oktoberfest Parade Marshals and Mrs. Oktoberfest. If you know a deserving individual, please consider nominating them today, but make sure to let them know you are nominating them first! Click the appropriate links below to complete your nomination today. Nominate a Mrs. Oktoberfest Nominate A Parade Marshal

By |February 12th, 2018|

Nominations Open for 2018 Festmaster

It just seemed like yesterday that Brian Rude was rolled out as the Oktoberfest Festmaster. However, selection (and training) is a lengthy process so the past Festmasters (trustees) are now taking nominations for the "next man in" in the long line of those charged with leading the annual fall festival. Deadline for nominations is January [...]

By |December 6th, 2017|