milwaukees first oktoberfest at kegels inn

Milwaukee's First Oktoberfest of 2019 at Kegel’s Inn!

OKTOBERFEST STREET FESTIVAL & GERMAN BEER SHOWCASE! VIP BY SHEPHERD EXPRESS

Get ready for the annual fundraising event for the West Milwaukee Lions Club. In our 7th year, this party has been getting bigger and better every year! Held in the streets surrounding Kegel's Inn, West Allis, WI. will close 3 bocks of National Avenue from 58-60th Street for the entire weekend! This year, we’re inviting breweries for a German Showcase Showdown to crown the best local german beer in town! With Unlimited sampling available for VIP ticket holders, available through the Shepherd Express, this years German Beer Showcase is going to be STELLAR! - With artisan vendors on the street, a kids play area, the addition of Kegel’s Beer Garden sponsored by Hofbrau, and all the local breweries showcasing their own twists on German Beers, The weekend is sure to be a blast! As always, admission to the festival is free and family friendly.

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Oktoberfest in August, is Wunderbar!

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BUY A VIP PASS!

ON SALE NOW!
Sponsored by the Shepherd Express

$40 - Early Bird
$50 - At the Door (while supplies last)
Only 500 Tickets Available!

Unlimited Samples | Commemorative Stein | Single Releases | Delicious Beer | Sours | Local Breweries | Showcase Showdown |

FESTIVAL HOURS & INFO

Click here for more details about the festival!

Friday, AugUST 23rd

4PM - 10PM

Saturday, AugUST 24th

12PM - 10PM

VIP Hours

SAT 12-2PM

MUSIC LINEUP

Live music all weekend! Lots of German acts but also some good old rock and roll!

MUSIC SCHEDULE

FRIDAY

3:30-6:30PM - LIVE MUSIC

HOFBRAU MAIN STAGE - The Bolzen Beer Band
Party Punk Polka

4-7PM - LIVE MUSIC
SPONSOR STAGE
-Hansi & Peggy Mueller

7-10PM - LIVE MUSIC

HOFBRAU MAIN STAGE - Copper Box
Good Time Polka!

7:30- 10PM LIVE MUSIC

SPONSOR STAGE - Stellar
Vivacious Classic Rock

SATURDAY

12-3PM - LIVE MUSIC

HOFBRAU MAIN STAGE -Alte Kameraden
23 Pc. Traditional German

SPONSOR STAGE- Hansi & Peggy Mueller

3:30-6PM - LIVE MUSIC

HOFBRAU MAIN STAGE - Stellar
Vivacious Classic Rock

4:30 - 6:30 LIVE MUSIC

SPONSOR STAGE - STAS VENGLEVSKI

7-10PM - LIVE MUSIC

HOFBRAU MAIN STAGE - Blaskapele Milwaukee
14 Pc. Traditional German

7:30 - 10:30 LIVE MUSIC

SPONSOR STAGE - Stellar
Vivacious Classic Rock

10PM- BEER SALES END

ACTIVITIES

Kids Area, best of local beer challenge, Stein Holding, Barley to Barrel classes & More

ACtivities

FRIDAY

4PM - VENDOR FAIR & KIDS AREA OPEN

4PM - FISH FRY UNDER THE TENT

5:30PM - OPEN CEREMONY - FREE BEER- CEREMONIAL KEG TAPPING

5; 30 DANCING - Mullers Fasching Verein (Mullers Witches)

6:30PM - DANCING OBERLANDERS

8PM - STEIN HOLDING CONTEST

SATURDAY

12PM - BEER GARDEN & VENDOR FAIR OPEN

12-2PM - VIP SAMPLING

2PM - GENERAL ADMISSION IN VIP TENT

1:30PM - DANCING: DANK MILWAUKEE DANCERS

3PM - STEIN HOLDING CONTEST

6:30PM - DANCING: WENDLESTOANA

8PM - MAIN EVENT-FINAL STEIN HOLDING CONTEST- BREWERY FACE OFF

10PM- BEER SALES END

BEER LINEUP

Lots of German Imports alongside local breweries competing for the best of the local beer challenge.

VOLUNTEER

Earn FREE food, T-shirts and Beer! Bier schlepping, registration and other positions available.

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FOOD MENU

Coming Soon! Expect Kegel’s Inn Friday fish Fry alongside other authentic German festival favorites!

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WHY WE FUNDRAISE

Proceeds of the festival are to benefit the Lions Club of West Milwaukee.

Chris Kegel Slow Roll - Sunday August 25th 

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SUNDAY
FREE - FAMILY FRIENDLY BIKE RIDE!

Free to those who sign up online before the ride!

Participation in the slow roll requires completing the FREE registration!

This is a casual, no drop, 10 mile bike ride from State Fair Park towards downtown and back using trails and roads safe for cyclists. The ride is in honor of Chris Kegel who owned Wheel & Sprocket but we celebrate to fundraise to continue his legacy creating bicycle specific infrastructure in Milwaukee. There is a free afterparty at Kegel's Inn for those who pre-register.