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There is something wunderbar for all members of the family to enjoy at the Downtown Kitchener Oktoberfest Experience. Check us out on King Street in Downtown Kitchener from October 5th - 13th for lots of family events and great experiences; including: Grillefest, GTA Midway, Strongman Challenges, Keg Tappings and more! #GetDowntown and make sure to mark these great events in your calendar!
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 @myworlddowntown
The Oktoberfest Downtown Experience
Friday, October 5 – Sunday, October 13
King Street (Water St – Cedar St.)
There is something Wunderbar for all members of the family to enjoy at the Oktoberfest Downtown Experience. Get downtown during the 10 festival day for lots of family events and great experiences including Opening Ceremonies, Grillefest, GTA Midway, Strongman Challenges, events at the Kitchener Market, the Thanksgiving Parade and so much more! Downtown is the place to be! Be sure to mark these great events down your calendar:
Kitchener Council’s Grillefest,
Friday, October 5 ; 11am - 2pm
Kitchener City Hall, Civic Square
Council’s Grillefest is back again! Join members of Kitchener City Council to celebrate the official opening ceremonies of Oktoberfest. Council and city staff will be grilling up delicious, traditional Oktoberfest sausage nestled in a fresh bun and served with an ice cold soft drink to quench your thirst. All for just $3.50!
All proceeds will be donated to The Food Bank of Waterloo Region. Non-perishable and canned goods will also be received with appreciation at this event.
A huge thank you to our generous sponsors: Civilian Printing, Bobby O’Briens, Titanic Ice, M&M Meat Shops Ltd., Kool Karts, Grain Harvest Breadhouse, and Broil King, for making this possible!
King Street W, Kitchener
Come downtown for an outdoor festhallen experience right on King Street downtown Kitchener. Play games of chance, catch a trill on a midway ride, eat a sausage and enjoy the sights and sounds. Plus, purchase advance tickets for the midway rides and save!
Advance tickets available at Hans Haus located at 17 Benton Street Kitchener
300 King Street E,
Kitchener Market Thanksgiving Fun
Saturday October 6
Join us as we cook up a storm in the kitchen, crafts for kids, dancers, music and of course an Oktoberfest sausage bbq. Join us in the marketplace to get your knives sharpened for thanksgiving.
Kitchener Market Marketfest
Wednesday October 12; 11am. – 7pm
A mini Art & Outdoor Food Market at the Kitchener Market!
Kitchener Market Cooking with Oma
Saturday October 13
Join us in the marketplace kitchen for German cooking for the whole family including crafts, music and more
5th Annual Bavarian Strongman Challenge
Saturday, October 6 ; Noon to 5pm
Kitchener City Hall, Civic Square
Come see amazing feat of strength at the 5th 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 addition Oktoberfest attractions. Who will be the 2012 Bavarian Strongman? Get downtown and enjoy this free family friendly event!
Oktoberfest Comedy Idol
Qualifying Round - October 1-4th
Finals - Thursday, October 11th,
Yuk Yuks Kitchener 1 King St. West, Downtown Kitchener
Yuk Yuk’s Kitchener Comedy Idol on October 11th. Amateurs and Professionals compete for Comedy cash Yuk Yuk’s Kitchener Oktoberfest Comedy Idol October 11th Reservations 519-893-5233