Oktoberfest in North Dakota 2022

Here’s your North Dakota Oktoberfest parties for 2022:

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We're gearing up for another year of awesome events! Check back closer to fall to see what we've found so far.

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2022 Events

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You should also check the lists of nearby states that also celebrate Oktoberfest: Minnesota, Montana, and South Dakota.


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Past Events

Jamestown Arts Center Oktoberfest - Jamestown, ND - Sep 14, 2019
The Arts Center in Jamestown holds an annual Oktoberfest bash, this year at Hansen Arts Park. It’s a full traditional cultural experience featuring German style food, beers and music. Costumes are encouraged. Tickets are available at local stores (see event website for more details).

Oktoberfest Un Mandan - Mandan, ND - Sep 26, 2020
Canceled for 2021, look for their return in 2022. Normally: German food, beer tasting, live music, fall crafts, games/contests and scarecrow auction.

New Leipzig Oktoberfest - New Leipzig, ND - Sep 24 to Sep 26, 2021

Napoleon Oktoberfest - Napoleon, ND - Sep 24 to Sep 25, 2021
Polka party at the American Legion

WurstFest - West Fargo, ND - Sep 24 to Sep 26, 2021
Stein hoisting contests, live music, keg wagon, Das Boot races, Hammerschlagen, and more.

Hankinson Oktoberfest - Hankinson, ND - Sep 25, 2021
Hankinson breaks out the German food, beer and live music in late September for the annual North Dakota Oktoberfest. Events kick off with a walk/run and archery tournament. Oktoberfest starts at 10:45 AM with ceremony, beer tent and gaming. German food and live music. Little Miss Oktoberfest Pageant at 1 PM. Yodeling contest at 4:30 PM and fireworks at 8:30 PM. There’s also a kid’s playground area, marching band and tractor rides if the photos from the 2012 event are to be believed.

Ashley Chamber Oktoberfest - Ashley, ND - Sep 25, 2021
8:00 – 10:00 Free Will Donation Pancake Feed Ashley Legion   10:30 Opening Ceremony Ashley Legion   Followed by Kids 3/4 Mile Root Beer Run Starts at Legion ends at Heritage Park $10 Registration – Provides cup, 5 tokens, and root beer chug at halfway mark Pre-Register @ Pop A Top or HCU   11:00 – 2:00 Food Vendors @ Legion Musical entertainment inside Legion -Hunter Heinrich -Damien Bender   11:00 – 4:00 Craft Vendors Ashley Public School Gym   Kids Activities…. Ashley School Gym Face Painting, German Learning Station, Root Beer Garden, Pumpkin Painting, Pretzel Necklaces, word searches, Coloring Contest   11:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m. Biergarten Opens Outside the Ashley Legion $20 pre-order (Cup and 10 tokens) $25 day of $1 each additional token Pre-Register @ Pop A Top or HCU 1:00-3:00 Adult Games and Activities Location TBD Team – $5/member (4-6 members/team) Individual – $15 Pre-Register @ Pop A Top or HCU Oktoberfest 2021 Games – Wurst Toss, Stein Hoist, Horse Race, Beer Stein Race, Beer Chugging Contest, Kuchen Eating Contest Corn hole Tournament – Location TBD   3:00 – 4:00 Kids Games –   $5 Entry Scavenger Hunt, Horse Races, Musical Chairs Competition, Bean Bag Toss Competition Pre-Register @ Pop A Top or HCU   4:30 – 6:00 Ashley Sizzling Summer Days Bingo Ashley Legion   6:00 – 7:30 German Meal Ashley Legion – $15 Pre-Register @ Pop A Top or HCU   7:30 – 11:00 Dakota Rangers Ashley Legion

Muddy River Mashers Oktoberfest - Bismarck, ND - Oct 2, 2021
The Bismarck area homebrew club has an annual Oktoberfest event in early October where they share their brews with guests and compete for the best brew. 21+ to enter.

Oktobrewfest Fargo - Fargo, ND - Oct 2, 2021
This family-friendly event features Oktoberfest beer and fun activities. For adults, enjoy stein hoisting, keg races, and brat eating contests. For children, take a ride on the barrel train, visit the petting zoo, and enjoy crafts.

Oktoberfest Bar Crawl – Fargo - Fargo, ND - Oct 9, 2021
Each ticket holder will receive a liter Das Boot, plus a lanyard for entry and drink and food discounts.

Pioneer Square Oktoberfest - Brocket, ND - Oct 29, 2021
Come for a meal and dance to Matt Hodek and the Dakota Dutchmen.


Find other fun things to do in North Dakota in fall:

North Dakota Festivals
North Dakota Corn Mazes
Haunted Houses in North Dakota
North Dakota Pumpkin Patches

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