On Friday, September 20 at 5:45pm the festivities kick-off with a ceremonial keg tapping of Warsteiner beer and the Morey family clad in lederhosen. Special guest Helmut Fricker, a German yodeler and alphorn player, will also perform bringing his authentic flare to the opening weekend.
A full line-up of bands will rock the Coca-Cola branded stage at Mariner’s Pier near the Giant Wheel during the Oktoberfest weekends. Musical performances are scheduled for Fridays from 6:30pm-10:30pm; Saturdays from 1:00pm-5:00pm, then again from 6:30pm-10:30pm; and Sundays from 1:00pm-4:00pm.
A variety of German food favorites will be served at Wilhelm’s Bier Garten, Jumbo’s Grub & Pub and stands on Mariner’s Pier. There’s also a kid’s zone with a “Rootbier Garten” will be set-up near the Wave Swinger and kids can enjoy a variety of activities including a pumpkin and cookie decorating station. Wristband holders 12 years old and under will receive a free souvenir root beer cup with first fill free. Prices per kid activity vary.
Mariner’s Pier located at Schellenger Avenue hosts Oktoberfest September 20-22, September 27-29, October 4-6, and October 11-13. The pier will be open from 6:00pm to 11:00pm on Fridays; 12:00pm to 11:00pm on Saturdays; 12:00pm to 5:00pm on Sundays. For more information on Morey’s Oktoberfest offerings, visit www.moreyspiers.com/oktoberfest.
Ticket prices vary and can be purchased online or onsite: www.moreyspiers.com/oktoberfest
- Starting Friday, September 20th, 2019, repeated every week on Sunday, Friday, and Saturday until Sunday, October 13, 2019 @ 5:45 pm – 11:00 pm