Oktoberfest 2017

Thursday, September 28–Sunday, October 1

Westport is celebrating Oktoberfest the only way we know how: a weekend filled with beer, games, live entertainment, lederhosen and so much more! And the best part? The event is free! As the event gets closer, keep checking back for updated schedules and event details. See our official Oktoberfest press release here.

Schedule

Thursday, September 28

Friday, September 29

  • Strolling accordion music to get you in the Oktoberfest mood
  • Outdoor bars will keep the beer flowing
  • Exclusive Oktoberfest merchandise sales – t-shirts, beer steins, hats, etc.
  • German games along Pennsylvania Ave. 5–10 p.m.
  • BierHaus Tent – Enjoy Oktoberfest-style beers that are exclusively available in this VIP area only during the event. $20 entrance fee includes beer stein and one draft ticket or $10 for entry only (no stein or draft ticket). Each additional draft will be $12 for a full stein, $6 for a half stein. 21+. Danny Boi with 96.5 the Buzz will be spinning from 6pm – 9pm in the BierHaus tent!
  • Live entertainment on the main stage at the corner of Pennsylvania Ave. and Westport Rd. and on the second stage in the Californos parking lot

5–7:30 p.m. | Polka on Steroids, Bram Wijnands & Jurgen Welge | Second Stage
8–10 p.m. | Happy Wanderers | Second Stage

Saturday, September 30

  • Arts & Crafts with E2 Embroidery, Show Me Pottery and more
  • Exclusive Oktoberfest merchandise sales – t-shirts, beer steins, hats, etc.
  • Wiener Dog Race – Yes, you read that right. At noon in the McCoy’s parking lot. Sponsored by Unleashed Pet Rescue
  • WeinZeit with KC Wineworks, Stone Pillar Vineyard and Stone Hill Winery 10 a.m.–10 p.m. $10 entrance fee includes a commemorative wine glass and 4 tickets, each good for a 2-oz. tasting with the winery of your choice. Wineries will also be selling wine by the bottle
  • BierHaus Tent – Enjoy Oktoberfest-style beers that are exclusively available in this VIP area only during the event. $20 entrance fee includes beer stein and one draft ticket or $10 for entry only (no stein or draft ticket). Each additional draft will be $12 for a full stein, $6 for a half stein. 21+
  • Stein hoisting finals on the main stage
  • Live entertainment on the main stage at the corner of Pennsylvania Avenue and Westport Road and on the second stage on the south end of Pennsylvania Avenue

9:30–10 a.m. | Kraig Kensinger, Puppet Master | Second Stage
10–11:30 a.m. | Variety Pack/Polka Dots | Main Stage
11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. | Blautaler Schuhplattler, German Dance Troop | Main Stage
12–2 p.m. | Happy Wanderers | Second Stage
1–3:30 p.m. | Alpine Spielers, Three-Piece German Polka Band | Main Stage
4–4:45 p.m. | Hammerhedd, Three-Piece Metallica Cover Band | Second Stage
5–7:30 p.m. | DJ Ataxic | Main Stage
8–11 p.m. | Fast Times, Five-Piece Cover Band | Main Stage

Sunday, October 1

  • Westport Oktoberfest Lederhosen Lap – Learn more
  • Brunch at various restaurants featuring Bavarian/German-style dishes

Food Trucks

Don’t miss these local food trucks all weekend long:

  • Jerusalem Café
  • Pie Five Pizza Co.
  • KC Smoke Burger

Sponsors