Official Saint Charles Oktoberfest Promotional Video (Weiner Dog Racing at the 1:18 mark!)
Saint Charles Oktoberfest is a family friendly festival that celebrates community and German heritage. Food and gift vendors throughout the grounds; Parade; AAA & NAPA AutoCareVintage Car Show; WIENER TAKES ALL Dachshund Races & Fashion Show on Saturday; Saint Charles Oktoberfest 5K Run and Root Beer Fun Run on Sunday; St. Charles Area Woodcarvers demonstrations; German genealogy, history, and social information from various organizations.
The Schlafly Glockenspiel Stage!
A family-friendly German heritage festival with 3 entertainment tents, large children’s area, car show and special events throughout the weekend. Sponsored by Saint Charles Oktoberfest Committee, a not for profit corporation. Led by the First Capitol Lions. Proceeds to area Lions’ Clubs, St. Charles Sister Cities student exchange program, among others.
Held the last full weekend in September each year, the Oktoberfest continues to grow.
With three entertainment tents, the festival offers a variety of entertainment options for our guests. The Children’s Area has pumpkin painting, face painting, puppeteers, magicians, clowns, blowup house’s along with many other fun happening’s. The “Weiner Dog Race and Fashion Show” is a wonderful addition to the festival, 2010 brought over 120 Doxies and 500 guests. The “Glockenspiel”, our live cuckoo clock performers from Milwaukee offer a show that has quickly become a must see at the Saint Charles Oktoberfest.
Entertainment, Food, Crafts, Children’s Area, Parade; Wiener Takes All Wiener Dog Race & Fashion Show; Run For The River 5K Run; Beer, Brats & Steins Challenge; Health Fair, Diabetes Walk and Antique Car Show. Three large entertainment tents featuring German Bands, Local Talent and the Glockenspiel Performers.