Chippewa Falls Oktoberfest has been providing a family-friendly German heritage event in the Chippewa Valley for 17 years. I knew I had to take the whole family for some family fun, as well as enjoy a few beers.
We decided to go the opening ceremonies held at the Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company. We started by watching the Festmeister and Festmeisterin being announced, as well as seeing the ones from previous years.
Next we watched the Golden Keg Procession, where the Golden Keg gets attached to a horse drawn carriage. Then it leads a parade of people to the Northern Wisconsin State Fairgrounds. Once their the Golden Keg gets tapped, and the Oktoberfest officially begins.
Festival goers can enjoy four stages with over 30 entertainers for all ages, vendors, authentic foods, and plenty of dancing.
Watch my video below where you can come join us for a fun filled afternoon at the Chippewa Falls Oktoberfest.