Sept 25-27 and Oct 2-4, 2014 
Depot Park 
Whitefish, Montana
(406) 862-3501
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The 2013 Great Northwest Oktoberfest Schedule of Events was as follows:
Weekend #1 - 2013
Thursday, September 26 - Local's Night! Flathead residents FREE with valid ID.
Food Bank Benefit Night- Donate 2 cans of food & your first beer is FREE!
5 pm:  Oktoberfest Bigtop & Beer Garden open!
5:30:  Mayoral Toast & Tapping of the First Keg & Great German music by The Western Senators
6:30:  Ladies’ Stein-Holding contest & Men's Log-Sawing 
7 pm:  Music by The Western Senators
           Great NW Oktathlon-Round 1
7:45:  Ladies' Log-Sawing contest & Mens’ Stein-Holding
8:05:  Polka Lessons with Leigh Ann
8:15:  Polka, oom-pah & more by The Western Senators
8:30:  Bavarian sing-a-longs
9 pm: Ladies' Stein-Holding & Bavarian Bobblehead Races
9:30:  Music by The Western Senators
10:30:  Last Call!
            Swingin' Sausage Races & Men's Stein-Holding contest
11 pm:  Oktoberfest Tent closes

Friday, September 27
5 pm: Oktoberfest Bigtop & Beer Garden open!
5:30: Great German music by The Western Senators
6:30: Mens’ Stein-Holding contest & Ladies’ Log-Sawing
7 pm: Music by The Western Senators
7:45: Brat-eating contest: "The Wurst Minute of Your Life!" & Ladies’ Stein-Holding 
8:15: Polka, oom-pah & more by The Western Senators
8:30: Bavarian sing-a-longs
9 pm: Men's Log-Sawing Contest & Bavarian Bobblehead Races
9:30: The Western Senators rock it... Oktoberfest style
10:30: Last Call!
           Swingin' Sausage Races
11 pm: Oktoberfest Tent closes

Saturday, September 28
12 noon: Oktoberfest Bigtop & Beer Garden open! & Kids' Day activities begin
12:30: Great German music by The Bavarian Echoes
1:30: Men's Stein-Holding & Ladies' Stein-Holding contests
2 pm: Polka, waltzes & more by The Bavarian Echoes
3 pm: Kids’ Chicken Dance Championships
3:30: Oom-pah by The Bavarian Echoes
4:30 pm: Ladies’ Log-Sawing contest & Men's Stein-Holding
5:05: Polka Lessons with Leigh Ann
5:15: Great German music by The Western Senators
6 pm: Oktoberfest Bonspeil Curling Tourney Awards
          Men's Log-Sawing contest & Ladies' Stein-Holding
6:30: World Keg-Hurling Championships – Qualifying Round 1
          Music by The Western Senators
7:30: Men’s Stein-Holding contest & Ladies’ Log-Sawing
8 pm: Polka, oom-pah & more by The Western Senators
8:30: Bavarian Sing-a-longs
9 pm: Ladies’ Stein-Holding contest & Bavarian Bobblehead Races
9:30: Western Swing & great dance music by The Western Senators!
10:30: Last Call!
           Men's Stein-Holding & Swingin' Sausage Races
11 pm: Oktoberfest Tent closes - see you next weekend!


Weekend #2 - 2013
Thursday, October 3
Food Bank Benefit Night- Donate 2 cans of food & your first beer is FREE!
5 pm: Oktoberfest Bigtop & Beer Garden open!
5:30: Back by popular demand – Europa!
6 pm: Great Northwest Oktathlon - Round 2
6:30: Ladies’ Stein-Holding contest & Men's Log-Sawing
7 pm: Authentic Oktoberfest music with Europa
7:45: 4th Annual Whitefish Waitress Races 
8:15: Polka, oom-pah & more by Europa
9 pm: Ladies' Log-Sawing Contest & Men's Stein-Holding
9:30: Great dance music by Europa
10:30: Last Call!
           Bavarian Bobblehead Races & Swingin' Sausage Races
11 pm: Oktoberfest Tent closes

Friday, October 4
5 pm: Oktoberfest Bigtop & Beer Garden open!
5:30Polka to the sounds of Europa
6:30: Mens’ Stein-Holding contest & Ladies’ Log-Sawing
7 pm: Authentic Oktoberfest music with Europa
7:45: Ladies’ Stein-Holding contest & Men's Log-Sawing contest 
8:15: Polka, oom-pah & more by Europa
9 pm: Ladies' Swingin' Sausage Races & Men's Stein-Holding
9:30: Great dance music by Europa
10:30: Last Call!
           Ladies' Stein-Holding contest & Bavarian Bobblehead Races
11 pm: Oktoberfest Tent closes

Saturday, October 5 - Seniors' Day - those 60 years + get in FREE until 5 pm
11 am: Montessori School Pumpkin Patch opens … pumpkins, kids’ games, activities & more!
12 noon: Oktoberfest Bigtop & Beer Garden open!
12:30 pm: The Bavarian Echoes kick things off
1:30: Mens’ Stein-Holding & Ladies' Stein-Holding contests
2 pm: Polka, waltzes & more by The Bavarian Echoes
3 pm: Kids’ Chicken Dance Championships
3:30: Oom-pah & more by The Bavarian Echoes
4:30: Ladies' Log-Sawing Contest & Men's Stein-Holding
5:15: Music by Europa
6 pm: Ladies’ Stein-Holding contest & Men's Log-Sawing contest
6:30: World Keg-Hurling Championships … Qualifying Round 2 & Finals!
         Music by Europa
7:30: Ladies’ Log-Sawing contest & Mens’ Stein-Holding
8pm: Fantastic dance music by Europa  
8:30: Bavarian Sing-a-longs
9 pm: Ladies’ Stein-Holding contest & Bavarian Bobblehead Races
9:30: Europa gets you dancing … Oktoberfest style!
10:30: Last Call!
           Mens’ Stein-Holding contest & Swingin' Sausage Races
11 pm: Oktoberfest closes … see you next year!