5th Annual Oktoberfest-September 21
Downtown Beloit Association’s fifth annual Oktoberfest is one of Beloit’s most popular outdoor events! Hundred of locals and visitors fill the 300 block of State St. in historic downtown to enjoy several types of beer, live music, food, and more! This year, the event will be held from 5:30-11:00 p.m. on Friday, September 21st. Playing Hammerschlagen all night long! There will also be a costume contest for the Best Couple, Cutest Kid, and Individual Costume categories!
Sidewalk sales at downtown businesses will be starting at 8:00 am. Lunch will be provided by Zen Sushi and Grill, with music by Zweifel Brothers. There will also be a face painter and balloon animalist to entertain the little ones during the day!
This year’s headliner is Cold Sweat & the Brew City Horns! Cold Sweat is Wisconsin’s premier show band, featuring some of the area’s best musicians, multiple dynamic vocalists and the renowned three piece horn section, the Brew City Horns. Cold Sweat’s energy, talent and non-stop fun will infect you until you can’t help joining in. Their ultimate strength is their versatility, playing dance-able music that draws from many genres and eras – truly providing that rare “something for everyone” appeal. The group has headlined major festivals, venues, concert series and private events, including some of the largest fund raising events in the Midwest. Whether it is for a private event for 200 people or a concert for 20,000, Cold Sweat delivers!
The opening band, The Zweifel Brothers, will perform at 5:30 p.m
Admission for the event is $5 for adults, $1 for children 4-12, under 4 are free.
For more information about Oktoberfest or other DBA events, visit their Facebook page or call the Downtown Beloit Association at 608-365-0150.