Join us for a fun filled weekend of live bands, food carts, tapping of the keg, vendors, kids’ activities and so much more. Próst!
Friday, September 16th
5:00 pm | Tap the Keg
No Oktoberfest is complete without the traditional tapping of the keg ceremony!
5:00 – 7:00 pm | Taylor and Von
Do you like everything from 90s, to 2000s rock, to a little bit of pop, country and 80s? If that’s the case, then come out to see Taylor & Von kick off the festivities.
7:30 – 9:30 pm | Alpha Romeos
A band with local roots in MoHo! They’ll deliver re-fried funk, Cajun boogie, soul, R&B and blues.
Saturday, September 17th
11:00 am – 1:00 pm | Katie Scullin
Katie is an award-winning singer and songwriter who has captivated audiences at festivals, listening rooms, and private parties all the way from Northern Wisconsin to the heart of Texas country!
1:00 – 2:00 pm | Kendra Beth Masters
Kendra Swanson is an independent folk music performer and songwriter. With strong, expressive vocals and energetic instrumentation on banjo, guitar, and fiddle, she applies a timeless sound to original compositions written from (and about) the American heartland.
2:00 – 4:00 pm | DRL Band
An original rock ‘n’ roll band, heavily influenced by over 5-decades of British music.
4:00 pm | Tap the Keg
We’ll celebrate Day 2 of the festivities with a tapping of the keg.
4:30 – 6:30 pm | Sharona & Ray Ray
This lively duo are seasoned veterans of the music scene and have been playing together for over 10 years. They plays top 40’s covers that will get you dancing & singing along.
6:30 – 7:00 pm | Pretzel Eating Contest
7:00 – 9:30 pm | Mission (A Tribute to the Jerry Garcia Band)
Mission is a Madison, WI based project paying homage to the Jerry Garcia Band. Two full sets of “Captain Trips” is goodness for your soul.
Sunday, September 18th
11:00 am – 12:00 pm | Open Mic All Stars on Brix Cider Stage
12:00 – 2:00 pm | Chili Cook Off @ Martinson Hall
Grab that Chili Recipe, dust off your crockpot and sign up to enter our Chili Cook Off! If you’re interested in tasting, let your nose lead you in! Samples will be available at $1 per taste. Learn more by clicking here and SIGN UP HERE!
12:00 – 2:00 pm | Julius Bindrim III
Julius is the winner of The Paramount Blues Challenge solo artist for 2022. A one man band, you will be amazed by how he utilizes live looping/layering techniques, adding a second guitar, percussion and/or harmonies all in real-time live act!
2:00 – 3:00 pm | The Usual Suspects on Brix Cider Stage
Usual Suspects includes musicians local to Mt. Horeb or with roots in the community. They will bring you a healthy dose of smoking hot Jazz and blues music, vintage R&B and Soul tunes mostly from the Stax & Motown era.
3:00 – 5:00 pm | Prairie Smoke ft: Corey Mathew Hart
Local to Mount Horeb, there is no one better than Corey Mathew Hart to finish up the festivities under the tent. He will be joined by his friends Kenny Leiser on the fiddle and Kevin Rowe on the upright bass; Prairie Smoke’s very first performance as a group.
Saturday, September 17th
11:00 am – 1:00 pm
12:00 – 3:00 pm
Neil the Real Deal Balloon Twister
Provided by Black Earth Children’s Museum
3:00 – 5:00 pm
Kids Face Painting
10% percent of the weekend’s proceeds will be donated to Driftless Historium & Mount Horeb Area Historical Society. Thanks to their many volunteers for helping us make this event happen!
There are several public parking lots available for the weekend festivities. Please refer to the map below for more information.
Can’t find your lederhosen? Don’t worry we’ve got you covered! Grab your very own, limited edition Oktoberfest T-Shirt, which might be more comfortable anyway. Available for $35 on-site during the event.