Oktoberfest Grand Rapids

Oktoberfest Grand Rapids is an annual event that is held at Riverside Park. The event dates are September 29, 2023 3pm to 10pm and September 30, 2023 12pm to 10pm. The event is a community event, family friendly and free to attend.

Event features German Beer, Food and Music. We’ve got a list schedule of events and bands that are both kid and adult friendly.

Our Sponsors

Presenting Sponsors - Erdinger, Bitburger, Kostritzer, Vandermill Cider and Imperial Beverage




Vandermill Cider

Imperial Beverage

Supporting Sponsor - Grand Rapids Office of Special Events

Grand Rapids Office of Special Events

Supporting Sponsor - Mobile GR

Mobile GR

Supporting Sponsor - Jeff Burke and Associates

Jeff Burke and Associates

Supporting Sponsor - Mercantile Bank

Mercantile Bank

Printing Sponsor - Abby’s Printing

Abby's Printing

Drink Tickets

Drink tickets are required for the purchase of alcohol. These can be purchased ahead of time or the day of the event. Onsite ticket sales will be by the entrance to the beer tent.

Anyone drinking alcohol anywhere on the festival grounds must be wearing a wristband to prove you are at least 21 years old.

This is a rain or shine event, must be 21+ to consume alcohol (with valid picture ID), all sales are final, and drink tickets are not refundable.

Proceeds Benefit Edelweiss Club of Grand Rapids

Edelweiss Club of Grand Rapids

Edelweiss Club of Grand Rapids is a German/American club founded in 1980. We are located in the scenic city of Grand Rapids, 45 miles east of beautiful Lake Michigan. We are a non-profit, social club designed to promote and celebrate German culture in many ways, including singing, dancing, biking, hiking, picnicking, and of course, celebrating Oktoberfest!