Contests list here.
The Media Meister is the winner of a challenge for radio stations to get creative and come up with a Kitchener-Waterloo Oktoberfest version of a popular song that reflects the genre of their station. Kitchener-Waterloo Oktoberfest will announce the 2012 Media Meister, and the Parade Grand Marshal for the 2012 Thanksgiving Day Parade on Wednesday September 26th, 2012!
Festival organizers congratulate Raylee Bonnell of Kitchener, who found the 2011 key to the valuable treasure chest in Waterloo Park! CONGRATULATIONS RAYLEE! Find the Key to $3,000 Plus Daily draws for $100 Hans Haus Oktoberfest Merchandise Certificate Your powers of deduction could win you cash in the annual Oktoberfest Treasure Hunt! Solve the trail of clues that leads you to discover a key hidden in the K-W area that opens King Ludwig's treasure chest worth $3,000. To find the key, check out the daily clue given each weekday during the contest. The clue is given each monring on KIX106.7 and the clue also appears in that day's Waterloo Region Record.
Kitchener-Waterloo Oktoberfest and SNAP KW will partner once again this year for the "Faces of the Festival" contest. SNAP KW will visit all of the festhalls & cover Kitchener-Waterloo Oktoberfest events throughout the city, taking photos of all the faces of the festival! You could be the face of Kitchener-Waterloo Oktoberfest! Visit this page every day for your chance to win a prize! If you see your photo come to the K-W Oktoberfest Inc. office (17 Benton Street) to pick up your prize!
CHASE THE CHICKEN DOWN THE PARADE ROUTE! Run for Fun! Run for Sport! Run because you Care! On Monday, October 8, the chicken won't just cross the road, he'll race down it for 5km! Kick-off the Kitchener-Waterloo Oktoberfest Thanksgiving Day Parade by participating in the 4th annual Kitchener-Waterloo Oktoberfest 5K Fun Run! Top male and female finishers are whisked away to ride in the Oktoberfest Thanksgiving Day Parade! Register as a Family for $100! Family Team Fee includes registration for four people and tickets to Family Day at Altes Muenchen Haus after the race! (Value of $140!) Register Your Corporate Team for $150 Corporate Team Fee includes registrations for four people, four tickets to Hospitality Night at Concordia Club (Oct. 10) and your team name printed on the back of your shirt (if registration is received before Sept. 4).
Kitchener-Waterloo Oktoberfest and the Thanksgiving Day Parade have gone wireless. For the third year in a row the 150,000 spectators at the Thanksgiving Day Parade will be able to text in their votes for the People's Choice Float Award. Congratulations to the Pirate Ship Float, sponsored by the Stag Shop ~ the winner of the 2011 People's Choice Float Award! Spectators simply text the code on the sides of each of the floats to 54500 to cast their vote for the interactive award, and they can vote as many times as they want! The voter will be entered into a draw to win two tickets to fly with WestJet - to be drawn after the festival.