Oktoberfest Family Series

5 Episodes
September 14 – October 3

As many people adjust to spending more time at home, the demand for family-friendly things to do has gone up. In this 5-part video series, presented by Piller’s, we will take you through a number of guided activities and entertainment options!

September 14 – Episode 1: Onkel Hans puppet (+ PDF instructions)
September 18 – Episode 2: Chef D Mac ‘n Cheese with Piller’s sausage
September 23 – Episode 3: Schwaben kids performance
September 29 – Episode 4: Yodeling with Heidi
October 3 – Episode 5: Thanksgiving turkey table topper (+ PDF instructions)

As part of this series, Kitchener-Waterloo Oktoberfest will also be hosting our first-ever colouring contest! Stay tuned for more information.

Looking for some fun activities the entire family will enjoy?

Here are some unique Oktoberfest themed ideas:

Falling Leaves Mobile
Memory Card Game
Mini Pumpkin Volcanoes
Onkel Hans Puppet
Painted Rocks
Paper Bag Puppet
Pop Corn-on-the-Cob
Pumpkin Finger Puppets
Pumpkin Ring Toss
Pumpkin Turkey Craft
Scavenger Hunt
Thankfulness Jar
Word Scramble

Kidtoberfest Hats – THEMUSEUM

KW Oktoberfest Schools Program: German Heritage and Identity

Teachers, this Education Program Package and the half day
Schools Program Event available to Grade 6 classes are meant to provide a meaningful way to connect Kitchener-Waterloo Oktoberfest and the German culture to the classroom. Show your students that ‘Oktoberfest ist wunderbar!’

Arts Program Package
Education Program Package
Language Arts Package
Schools Package
Social Studies Program Package
Summative Activity Program Package

Oktoberfest Colouring Contest

Bust out the crayons, kids! We have three fun colouring contests coming soon! From September 30 to October 1, October 4 to 5 and October 7 to 8, have your parent or guardian submit a photo or scan of your colouring page for a chance to win.

A winner from each of the three contests will receive:

  • a $50 Zehrs gift card!

Contest Rules:

  1. Follow Kitchener-Waterloo Oktoberfest on Facebook or Instagram
  2. Have your parent or guardian post a photo of your colouring page and tag Kitchener-Waterloo Oktoberfest and Zehrs
  3. Use #KWOColouringContest in the post
  4. BONUS – Post the photo to your Facebook or Instagram Story for an extra entry (be sure to tag us so we can see it!)

A winner will be drawn at random and winners will be announced the day after each contest closes. 

To ensure that we can see your entry, make sure your profile isn’t private.

We would like to thank TD Bank & Zehrs for their sponsorship and support.

*Participants must live in Waterloo Region. This contest is not affiliated with Facebook or Instagram.

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