Celebrate the beginning of fall with Oktoberfest, the Minnesota Renaissance Festival’s German weekend, September 27-29!
This Oktoberfest, take a walk through our Bavarian Village or join in one of the many special events taking place in the Shepherd’s Green Field. Events include yodeling by Troy Flemming, a lederhosen and dirndl costume contest, the new wife carry race, the stein holding competition, bier pong, dachshund dog races, the beard competition, and the sauerkraut eating contest!
With Festival Friday taking place on October 27, you can register for the Ladies and Lords Shopping Day and enjoy discounts at different vendor shops all around the festival! Your registration also includes a free glass of wine, a swag bag, appetizers, and the chance to win prizes in the raffle drawing.
Make the most of your Oktoberfest by meeting at the Pavilion for Schell’s craft beer tastings happening at 12, 2, and 4 p.m. all Saturday and Sunday!