Sept 25-27 and Oct 2-4, 2014 
Depot Park 
Whitefish, Montana
(406) 862-3501
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2014 Great Northwest Oktoberfest Schedule of Events*
* (tentative - subject to change) 
Weekend #1
Thursday, September 25
Local’s Night – Flathead residents FREE with ID!
5 p.m. Oktoberfest Bigtop & Beer Garden open!
5:30 Mayoral Toast & Tapping of the First Keg
Great dance music by The Western Senators
6:30 Introduction of our 2014 Hop Queen hopefuls
Ladies’ Stein-Holding contest
Men's Log-Sawing
7 p.m. Music by The Western Senators
7:45 Ladies' Log-Sawing contest
Mens’ Stein-Holding
8:15 Polka, western swing & more by The Western Senators
9 p.m. Mens' & Ladies' Stein-Holding
9:30 Music by The Western Senators
10:30 Last Call!
Friday, September 26
5 p.m. Oktoberfest Bigtop & Beer Garden open!
5:30 Great Oktoberfest music by the Western Senators
6:30 Mens’ Stein-Holding contest
Ladies’ Log-Sawing
7 p.m. Music by The Western Senators
7:45 Brat-eating contest: The Wurst Minute of Your Life!
Ladies’ Stein-Holding contest
8 p.m. Crowning of the 2014 Oktoberfest Hop Queen!
8:15 Polka, western swing & more by The Western Senators
9 p.m. Men' Log-Sawing Contest
Ladies’ Stein-Holding
9:30 Music by The Western Senators
10:30 Last Call!
11 p.m. Oktoberfest Tent closes
Saturday, September 27
12 noon Oktoberfest Bigtop & Beer Garden open!
Kids' Day activities begin
12:30 Great German music by The Bavarian Echoes
1:30 Mens’ Stein-Holding contest
Ladies Stein-Holding
2 p.m. Polka, waltzes & more by The Bavarian Echoes
2:45 Kids’ Day Chicken Dance Championships
3:15 Oom-pah by The Bavarian Echoes
4 p.m. Mens’ Mountain Climbing Races
Ladies’ Stein-Holding contest
4:30 Music by The Bavarian Echoes
5:15 Ladie’s Mountain Climbing Races
Men’s Stein-Holding
5:45 Great dance music by The Western Senators
6 p.m. World Keg-Hurling Championships – Round 1
6:30 Ladies’ Stein-Holding contest
Mens’ Log-Sawing
7 p.m. Music by The Western Senators
7:45 Mens’ Stein-Holding contest
Ladies’ Log-Sawing
8:15 Polka, western swing & more by The Western Senators
9 p.m. Ladies’ Stein-Holding contest
Mens’ Stein-Holding
9:30 Great dance music by The Western Senators
10:30 Last Call!
11 p.m. Oktoberfest Tent closes
Weekend #2
Thursday, October 2
Food Bank Night – Three cans of food = Free Beer!
5 p.m. Oktoberfest Bigtop & Beer Garden open!
5:30 Back by popular demand – The Europa Band!
6:30 Mens’ Stein-Holding contest
Ladies’ Log-Sawing
7 p.m. Authentic Oktoberfest music with Europa!
7:45 5th Annual Whitefish Waitress Races
8:15 Polka, oom-pah & more by Europa
9 p.m. Men's Log-Sawing Contest
Ladies’ Stein-Holding
9:30 Great dance music by Europa
10:30 Last Call!
11 p.m. Oktoberfest Tent closes
Friday, October 3
5 p.m. Oktoberfest Bigtop & Beer Garden open!
5:30 Dance to the sounds of The Europa Band!
6:30 Mens’ Stein-Holding contest
Ladies’ Log-Sawing
7 p.m. Authentic Oktoberfest music with Europa
7:45 Ladies’ Stein-Holding contest
Brat-eating contest: The Wurst Minute of Your Life!
8:15 Polka, oom-pah & more by Europa
9 p.m. Men' Log-Sawing Contest
Ladies’ Stein-Holding
9:30 Great Oktoberfest music by Europa
10:30 Last Call!
11 p.m. Oktoberfest Tent closes
Saturday, October 4
Seniors’ Day @ Oktoberfest – 60 & over admitted FREE Noon 'til 5 p.m.
11 a.m. Montessori School Pumpkin Patch opens … pumpkins, kids’ games, activities and more!
12 noon Oktoberfest Bigtop & Beer Garden open!
12:30 Great German music by The Bavarian Echoes
1:30 Mens’ Stein-Holding contest
Ladies Stein-Holding
2 p.m. Polka, waltzes & more by The Bavarian Echoes
2:45 Kids’ Day Chicken Dance Championships
3:15 Oom-pah by The Bavarian Echoes
4 p.m. Mens’ Mountain Climbing Races
Ladies’ Stein-Holding contest
4:30 Music by The Bavarian Echoes
5:15 Ladie’s Mountain Climbing Races
Men’s Stein-Holding
5:45 Great German music by The Europa Band
6 p.m. World Keg-Hurling Championships – Rounds 2 and 3
6:30 Ladies’ Stein-Holding contest
Mens’ Log-Sawing
7 p.m. Dance to music by Europa
7:45 Mens’ Stein-Holding contest
Ladies’ Log-Sawing
8:15 Polka, oom-pah & more by Europa
9 p.m. Ladies’ Stein-Holding contest
Mens’ Stein-Holding
9:30 One last spin on the dance floor with The Europa Band!
10:30 Last Call!
11 p.m. Oktoberfest closes … see you next year!