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Palatine Oktoberfest

September 19 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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One event on 09/18/2021 at 12:00 pm

One event on 09/19/2021 at 12:00 pm

Oktoberfest 2021 is open:
Friday September 17
5pm – midnight
Saturday September 18
noon – midnight
Sunday September 19
noon – 6pm

 

Opening Ceremonies: At 5:00 on Friday evening, Oktoberfest begins with the blessing and tapping of a ceremonial keg on the main stage, performed by local dignitaries.

Saturday is Family Day! While parents are welcome to bring their children to every part of Oktoberfest, we have set aside a special time for families to enjoy the festive spirit of this classic German cultural fest. Family Day is held on Saturday beginning at 12:00 noon and lasting until about 3:30 p.m. In addition to all the enjoyable foods and beverages available throughout the fest, special programming and activities for children are provided during this time.

Musical performances featuring students from local school groups and Palatine-based youth organizations highlight the afternoon’s events on the main stage. Adjacent to Oktoberfest in Palatine’s Towne Square Park there will be face painting, balloon-art, and a variety of children’s games .

Family Day will kick off with an Oktoberfest Family Bike Ride sponsored by the Bike Palatine Club on Saturday morning at the corner of Smith & Slade Streets. Registration is free for this casual ride. That will depart at 10:00 a.m. Riders are expected to return around 11:00 a.m. Bike racks will be provided. This is a family, casual ride of 12 miles. Children under 12 will need an adult to accompany them. Helmets are required.Meet at town square at 10 am. This event is free! Visit www.bikepalatine.com for more information about the Family Bike Ride.

Family Day Schedule:

12:15
to
1:15
Bubbles hosted by RC Juggle Entertainment
12:15
to
3:15
Balloon Art hosted by RC Juggle Entertainment
Noon
to
3:30
Birdhouse Construction with Birdhouses and Supplies hosted by the Home Depot in Palatine
Noon
to
3:30
Face Painting for Children hosted by Fremd High School and Palatine High School Students
Noon
to
3:30
NWSRA Sensory Experience Booth (Hosted by the Northwestern Special Recreation Association)
Noon
to
2:00
Palatine Police Dept. Introduction of K-9 Dog Unit
Noon
to
3:30
Crime Prevention Booth (Hosted by the Palatine Police Department)
Noon
to
3:30
Display of Fire Response and Rescue Car (Hosted by the Palatine Fire Department)
Noon
to
3:30PM
Performances By Local Organizations on the Main Stage
Palatine High School Marching Band
Noon
to
12:25
Palatine High School Choir: “Treble in Paradise and The Guys”
12:30
to
12:45
Announcement of the Scarecrow Winner – (Hosted by the Palatine Rotary)
12:50
to
1:00
Schaumburg & Conant High School Music Departments – Jazz Combo – “ The Swingin’ 7”
1:05
to
1:50
School of the Dance Group – (Hosted by the Bonnie Lindholm School of Dance)
1:55
to
2:40
German Dancers “Vest Dance Troupe” – (Hosted by Maria Vest)
2:45
to
3:25

Details

Date:
September 19
Time:
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Event Category:
https://www.palatinerotary.com/Oktoberfest.php

Venue

Downtown Palatine
9 N. Bothwell Street
Palatine, IL United States
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