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Des Moines' Oktoberfest 2017

3:00 PM
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Ticket Sales Have Ended. Please join us this weekend. Entry is $10 at the door. Entry gates located on 4th and Court Avenue and another one at 3rd Street and Market Street (between the Science Center and their Parking Garage)

Join us for Des Moines' 14th Annual Oktoberfest!

Held in the heart of the Historic Court District, Des Moines' Oktoberfest returns September 22 and 23, 2017.

The region's finest polka bands, authentic food, tented beer villages, dance lessons, party plaza featuring the silent disco and more will be featured at this year's event. Once again, Friday will showcase our Bier Maiden contest for the frauleins and Saturday will host the Stein Holding competition for both men and women. 

Visit for band schedules, event details and updates. Follow us on FacebookInstagram and Twitter for contests and giveaways prior to the event! Oktoberfest is a 21+ event.

All Oktoberfest tickets are non-refundable. Oktoberfest is a rain or shine event. Bring your Friday Oktoberfest mug back on Saturday for $5 admission.

Prost! (German for Cheers!)

Prizes, including drink tickets and access to the exclusive Lederhosen Lounge, will be given to those dressed in authentic Oktoberfest attire.

More info at

General Admission Ticket Benefits

  • Entry into the festival
    • Includes Party Plaza access, including the silent disco and acoustic stage
    • Includes entry into the Craft Beer Village​
  • Commemorative Oktoberfest Mug 
           *Bring​ your mug back Saturday for $5 admission

​Oktoberfest is a 21 and over event.

Des Moines' Oktoberfest

119 4th Street, (Approximate Address)
Des Moines, Iowa 50309
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