A Heartfelt Welcome to you and the hundreds of thousands of visitors who will join us for nine days to celebrate the 44th year of Kitchener-Waterloo Oktoberfest.
K-W Oktoberfest Inc. is all about celebration and community. It's a celebration of our unique Germanic heritage, a celebration of our culture, and above all, a celebration of the true Spirit of Gemuetlichkeit. We hope that each of you will experience the warmth and hospitality of our community ... fun and fellowship as you enjoy our festival of German heritage, food, music and festivities.
For the past 12 months, over 450 volunteers, numerous partners and sponsors, have been working behind the scenes to ensure you receive the "Ultimate Kitchener-Waterloo Oktoberfest Experience" at Canada's Greatest Bavarian Festival. You can enjoy over 40 different Family and Cultural Events, visit one of our 18 Festhallen, or celebrate with family and friends at the annual Oktoberfest Thanksgiving Day Parade.
Whatever you choose, you are guaranteed a great "Kitchener-Waterloo Oktoberfest Experience" and a lifetime of memories. Come join me, our team and over 700,000 of our closest friends and see for yourself!
Oktoberfest ist Wunderbar in Kitchener-Waterloo!
President, 2011 and 2012