Cullman Oktoberfest 2017 Wednesday Schedule

by | Oct 4, 2017 | City News, Community, Cullman City, Cullman Tonight, People

2016 Miss Oktoberfest Contestants

The City of Cullman, Alabama was founded by, and named after, a German immigrant, Johann Cullmann. The residents of Cullman and the surrounding area are very proud of their German heritage, so it isn’t surprising that every year Cullman Oktoberfest is easily considered the areas largest and most anticipated event of the year.

Each year, during the first week in October, senior citizens and school children alike come together to enjoy Oktoberfest activities such as: a wiener dog race, an arts and crafts show, wagon rides, a kids’ fun area, multiple stage events, a Biergarten, a classic car show, featuring German cars, numerous contests, Historical tours, a quilt show and much, much more. Over the years, events and sponsors change, but one thing remains constant: we will always take pride in celebrating Cullman’s German heritage.

Established in 1982, Cullman Oktoberfest is a non-profit organization, staffed by volunteers, whose goal is to provide a family-friendly event for the citizens of Cullman County and surrounding areas. With support from the community, we will continue to provide outstanding entertainment and proudly promote the City of Cullman to Oktoberfest attendees.

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• 9 am-2 pm – school tours
• 10:30 am-until – Freddie Day Catering, German food
• 11 am and 12:30 pm – Terri Pines Country Club German Lunch Buffet, reservation required
• 11:30 am-1:30 pm. – Wolfgang Moritz, German music
• 5-10 pm – Carriage rides at Festhalle
• 5-7 pm – Sacred Heart German Dinner at the church
• 5-10 pm – Alabama Craft Bier Garten
• 6-7 pm – Opening Ceremonies; Burgermeister introduction;
• 6-7 pm – Miss Oktoberfest crowning; tapping of the kegs;
• 6-7 pm – Hanceville High School German Band
• 6-10 pm – children’s activities, parking lot
• 7 pm – Paper Airplane Contest
• 7-10 pm Terry Cavanagh & Alpine Express, German music
• 8:30 pm – Stein Hoist Contest

Up and coming country star Riley Green at Oktoberfest this year! Some of you probably saw him at Rock The South, and know he puts on a great show. He will play on

Some of you probably saw him at Rock The South, and know he puts on a great show. He will play on Friday, October 6th from 10:15pm-12. So, make sure that make it out to this great show:

Festhalle Marketplatz
Cullman Oktoberfest 2017 Wednesday Schedule

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