... promoting German culture in the Peoria, Illinois area through song, sport, food, drink and fellowship!

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Bolzen Bier Band
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The German-American Society of Peoria IL
and the Peoria Park District present...


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Oktoberfest 2016
September 16, 17, 18

Be sure to visit the Heritage Tent!

Sponsors

Peoria Flag Dempster Insurance

Oktoberfest 2016 Entertainment Schedule

Entertainment Schedule is subject to change. Last update 9/9/16

Gateway Building Accordionist Terry Bredenberg
Terry Bredenberg

Sponsors

Par-A-Dice Casino Pepsi

Admission Prices to the Oktoberfest:
(12 and under free with paid adult)

Friday 5pm to 11:30pm $10.00

Saturday 12 to 5pm $7.00

Saturday 5pm to 11:30pm $10.00

Sunday 10:30 Mass Free
with can food donation
(minimum 1 can per person)
-multiple cans donation encouraged!

11am to 5pm $7.00

Sponsors

Southside Bank The Mari Halliday Team, Jim Maloof Realtor Peoria's Energy 102.3

Friday, September 16

   MAIN STAGE

                         Bolzen Bier Band Web Site

                         5:00 - 6:30 — Ratskeller Brummers 
                         6:10 - 6:30 — Oktoberfest ceremony
                         6:30 - 7:30 — Spitzbu'am
                         7:30 - 7:50 — Peoria Volkstaenzer
                         7:45 - 8:30 — Log-Sawing Tryouts 
                         7:50 - 8:45 — Spitzbu'am 
                         8:45 - 9:00 — Log Sawing Contest for Finalists
                         9:00 - 9:15 — Masskrugstemmen - Women's  Bier Stein Holding Contest
                         9:15 - 10:00 — Bolzen Bier Band  
                         10:00 - 10:15 — Masskrugstemmen - Men's  Bier Stein Holding Contest
                         10:15 - 11:30 — Bolzen Bier Band  


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   BIERGARTEN

                         5:30 - 6:10 — Al’s Pals
                         6:10 - 6:30 — Break for Oktoberfest Ceremony Peoria Volkstänzer
                         6:30 - 7:30 — Al's Pals
                         7:30 - 8:00 — Reset stage 
                         8:00 - 9:00 — Alpen Echos 
                         9:00 - 9:20 —  Lindenhof Echoes Alpenhorns
                         9:20 - 11:00 — Alpen Echos

Sponsors

93 3 The Drive Journal Star 104 9 The Wolf

Saturday, September 17

 MAIN STAGE

                         Heidelberg German Band Facebook Page

                         die Spitzbu’am Web Site 

                         Bolzen Bier Band Web Site

                         noon - 2:00 — Heidelberg German Band
                         2:00 - 2:30 — Peoria Volkstaenzer
                         2:30 - 3:20 —  Alpen Echos
                         3:20 - 3:40 — Springfield International Dancers 
                         3:40 - 4:40 — Alpen Echos
                         4:40 - 5:00 — Lindenhof Echoes Alpenhorns
                         5:00 - 5:20 — Oktoberfest Ceremony
                         5:20 - 6:30 — Alpen Echos
                         6:30 - 6:50 — Lindenhof Echoes Alpenhorns
                         6:50 - 8:00 — die Spitzbu’am
                         7:00 - 7:45 — Log-Sawing Tryouts
                         8:00 - 8:15 — Log Sawing Contest for Finalists 
                         8:15 - 9:15 — Spitzbu'am
                         9:15 - 9:30 — Dancers?
                         9:00 - 9:15 — St Louis Volkstanzgruppe 
                         9:30 - 11:00 — Spitzbu'am


Check out the PSV - Peoria Sport Verein - food tent under the bridge for a "pork chop on a stick", Heidleburgers, Brats and other good German food! 93 3 The  Drive Journal Star

 BIERGARTEN

                         noon - 2:00 — Al’s Pals
                         2:30 - 5:00 — Vogel Musik
                         5:00 - 5:20 — Break for O-fest ceremony
                         5:20 - 7:45 — Heidelberg German Band
                         7:45 - 8:00 — Masskrugstemmen – Women’s Bier Stein Holding Contest
                         8:00 - 9:15 — Bolzen Bier Band
                         9:15 - 9:30 — Masskrugstemmen – Men’s Bier Stein Holding Contest
                         9:30 - 11:30 — Bolzen Bier Band

Sponsors

Urban Chestnut Spaten Leinenkugel Oktoberfest

Check out the PSV - Peoria Sport Verein - food tent under the bridge for a "pork chop on a stick", Heidleburgers, Brats and other good German food! 93 3 The  Drive Journal Star

Sunday, September 18

Das Bier Run

Click on Das Bier Run Logo to Sign up - Jaycees Bier Run Web Site

Das Bier Run Flyer


  MAIN STAGE

                         die Spitzbu’am Web Site 

                         10:30 - 11:30 —  Polka Mass/Accordionists Wilanna and Terry
                         Noon - 1:00 —	die Spitzbu’am
                         1:00 - 1:20 —	Peoria Volkstaenzer 
                         1:20 - 2:20 —	die Spitzbu’am
                         2:20 - 2:40 —	Das Bier Run awards 
Masskrugstemmen Men's/Women's Bier Stein Holding Contest
                         2:30 - 3:15 —  Log-Sawing Tryouts)
                         2:40 - 3:30 —	die Spitzbu’am 
                         3:30 - 3:45 —	Log sawing contest for Finalists
                         3:45 - 4:30 —	die Spitzbu’am 


       BIERGARTEN

                         Heidelberg German Band Facebook Page

                         11:30 - 1:30 —	Heidelberg German Band (beginning after Mass)
                         1:30 - 1:50 —	Lindenhof Echoes Alpenhorns 
                         1:50 - 5:00 — 	Jay Fox Band 

Sponsors

Caterpillar Altorfer Rents CAT

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Heritage Tent Entertainment Schedule

Friday, September 16

5:00-11:00 p.m. — Displays - All day

5:00-8:00 p.m. — Film Screening of “Real Prayers Are Said in German”

Saturday, September 17

12:00-11:00 p.m. — Displays - All day
12:00 to 8:00 p.m. — Genealogy Searches
12:00 to 6:00 p.m. — Film Screening of “Real Prayers Are Said in German”
12:30 and 3:30 p.m. — German Lessons
1:00 and 4:00 p.m. — Puppet Theatre

Sunday, September 18

11:00-5:00 p.m. — Displays - All day
11:00 to 5:00 p.m. — Film Screening of “Real Prayers Are Said in German”
1:00 to 5:00 p.m. — Genealogy
1:30 p.m. — German Lessons
2:00 p.m. — Puppet Theatre


Check out the PSV - Peoria Sport Verein - food tent under the bridge
for a "pork chop on a stick", Heidleburgers, Brats and other good German food!





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oktoberfestpeoria@gmail.com
or
info@peoriagermans.net



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