They say AWESOME HAPPENS HERE and we are pretty sure it does! Bring the whole family to enjoy the Downtown Kitchener’s Oktoberfest Experience from October 19th -18th which includes: Opening Ceremonies, Strongman Competitions, Comedy Idol, Cooking Classes, Art Markets, BBQ’s and so much more.
Oktoberfest Comedy Idol
Qualifying Rounds October 7-10
Yuk Yuks Kitchener, 1 King St. West, Downtown Kitchener
Amateurs and Professionals compete for Comedy Cash! Reservations 519-893-5233
Kitchener Council’s Grillefest
Kitchener City Hall, Civic Square – 200 King Street West
Friday, October 10; 11am to 2pm
Join members of Kitchener City Council as they celebrate the official opening ceremonies of Oktoberfest. Council and city staff will serve you a delicious, traditional Oktoberfest sausage and cold drink for only $3.50. This year, Piller's Fine Foods will generously donate the sausages and BBQs along with a few of their finest grillemasters. All proceeds from this event will be donated to The Food Bank of Waterloo Region.
Fall Art Market
Friday – Sunday October 10-12; 1:30pm-8pm
King Street – Between Queen and Frederick
Come join us on King Street for a special fall art market with music, dance and appearances by special guest!
6th Annual Bavarian Strongman Challenge
Saturday, October 11; Noon to 5pm
King Street – Downtown Kitchener
Come see amazing feat of strength at the 7th Annual Bavarian Strongman Challenge. Each challenge of strength tests the dynamic and static force of each competing athlete truly testing their endurance. The day’s events will be action packed with additional Oktoberfest attractions. Who will be the 2014 Bavarian Strongman? Get downtown and enjoy this free family friendly event!
Wednesday, October 15; 1130am to130pm
Dancers music and lunch special
ADMISSION: FREE, unless otherwise noted.
For additional information, including a full list of events, contact Kitchener Downtown BIA at 519-744-4921 or visit www.kitchenerdowntown.com or @DTKitchener