OKTOBERFEST FUN - ALL DAY LONG!
sign up for these fun activities at preservation plaza!
BEAN BAG TOSS TOURNAMENT
Grab your partner and enter the Bean Bag Toss Tournament sponsored by KUOO. This round robin tournament starts at noon. Pre-registration required.
Register today to play 11 different vintage pinball machines in the Arnolds Park Museum for a chance at the Pinball Tournament Champion title!
Outdoor Vendor Show
Join us for the first ever Outdoor Vendor Show! Showcase your products and/or services to this fun crowd. Fill out the application form to reserve your spot by September 16th.
FREE OKTOBERFEST FUN!
Keg Toss Competition
See if you can chuck the keg the furthest in the Keg Toss Competition! A mens and women's division will be held. Registration is day of only for this FREE event.
LIVE MUSIC BY SHIRTS & SKINS
This rockin' band is sure to keep you on your feet from 12:00 - 4:00pm. Enjoy their many covers and high energy.
LIVE MUSIC BY ROCK A LA CARTE
Rock a La Carte is a versatile band able to please any audience and fit any venue. Enjoy their live music from 4:30-6:00pm!
Try out this classic German game with rich Oktoberfest history! Toss the hammer in the air and attempt to slam your competitions nail in one swing at a time. Free play available all day long! Sponsored by Picket Trail.
stein holding competition
See if you can hold your stein the longest. Practice makes perfect, so start working on your arm strength now! Registration is day of only for this FREE event. Sponsored by Smokin' Jakes.
KIWANIS DUCK DERBY
It's like the Kentucky Derby, but with rubber ducks and in West Lake Okoboji! Take a bet on a rubber duck to see which one will make it to shore first for a chance at $1,000!
BUT WAIT.. THERE'S MORE!
Farmers Market in the Park
Join us for the Farmers Market in the Park! We are so excited to have them kick off the University of Okoboji Oktoberfest fun. From 8:30am - 12:30pm enjoy farm fresh vendors, tasty treats, and so much more!
Grab your breakfast fuel before the bike ride, listen to live music, and purchase some one of a kind items! This summer event has one last hurrah before it's in hibernation for the season!
Amusement Park Rides
Bring your kids down to Preservation Plaza to enjoy some of Arnolds Park Amusement Park's kids rides! These will be FREE from 10:00am - 4:00pm. Enjoy all of the fun activities that Preservation Plaza has to offer with your entire family!
Take a ride down one of the inflatables set up in Preservation Plaza. This year we will have a Large Slide, Bounce House, Obstacle Course, and Interactive Game!
Sponsored by Spirit Lake Noon Kiwanis and Alliant Energy. Inflatables will be available from 10:00am - 4:00pm for FREE.