If you can’t find the time or money to travel to Germany, do the next best thing in Peoria. Attend Oktoberfest along the Peoria riverfront on Friday, 9/20, through Sunday, 9/22. Step into the big tent and step away from The States and into Germany.
Oktoberfest has been celebrated since October of 1810 in Munich, Germany, in honor of a royal wedding there. The reception partied on for a week! At the Peoria Oktoberfest, you can immerse yourself in all things German: the authentic German food and beer, the music, the games, the fun! Watch dancers. listen to live German music and check out the parades and crazy contests like log-sawing and beer-holding.
For tickets and the complete schedule of events, click on to their website HERE. You can get tickets by the day or get a weekend pass for just $15. You should also listen to GLO throughout the day to earn points through Classic Rewards. Then use them to enter into drawings to win free 4-packs of tickets to Oktoberfest, Friday, September 20 at 5 pm through Sunday, September 22, at 5 pm.
Oktoberfest is presented by the German-American Central Society and the Peoria Parks District, with 95.5, GLO!