The Grand Parade, children's activities, live music.
Admission is Free for all band/concert events this year!
Saturday's Schedule for 2023 - Details Subject to Change
5K / 10K Run
7:00 am - 9:45 am
See the 5K/10K Run Registration link (also on the Forms tab) for more details.
5K Run / 10K Run - Course Map
**** Online signups have closed. In person signup at the information tent Sat morning at the Run registration tent.
Oktemberfest Grand Parade Parade Staging Map
Parade Lineup - (Rev 4 as of Sept 22)
2023 Parade Lineup (xlsx)
2023 Parade Lineup (pdf) ABC Sort
2023 Parade Lineup (pdf) 123 Sort
8:00 - 9:45 am
Street closures for portions of the 5K/10K route, the Parade staging and route, along and across the parade route and staging areas.
Closures and restricted travel will start around 6:30 / 7AM Saturday morning for the start of the 5K/10K, and will remain Closed until the end of the parade. Everything west of 3rd St will be opened at the end of the parade.
Please do not drive across people's lawns to get around the barricades in place for the safety of all participants and coordinators. Plan accordingly with alternate routes around this area, and remind employees/coworkers as needed. If you live in this area, you will be receiving a postcard reminder to have all vehicles along the route moved to an alternate side street for that day.
Please use the intersection at Church St and 3rd St Sat morning for North to South traffic before the parade starts.
*** This will be limited once the parade starts at 10 am, and during the parade will be designated for emergency vehicle crossing only.
Staging area includes:
S 11th St and around Miller School, Church St from 9th to 11th St, and Main St west of 9th St
Starting at the corner of Church and 9th St, traveling east along Church St, and ending at Church St and 2nd Ave.
Parade entries will turn north or south at 2nd Ave, and will disembark from there using Main, Church, Linn, or other streets as needed.
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Crafters & Merchants
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
11:00 am - Close
Car Hop Registration
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Live Music: Grupo 515
1:30 pm -3:30 pm
3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Beer Sales - The Thirsty Pig
11:00 am - Close
Live Music: Tank Anthony Band
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
If you are still interested in helping, please contact any of the Oktemberfest board members for more information.