Saturday, September 24, 2016

Oktoberfest At Kitchener Market – Enter To Win

We'll start with the Disclaimer – Yes, we did receive a complimentary tickets, but this just means we're able to offer you a chance to attend the advance screening too! Enter the contest at the end of this post!

As you know we have had a lot of fun celebrating Oktoberfest at Kitchener Market the past few years!


Now there Kitchener Market has even more fun planned as it is transformed to Oktoberfest Haus during the Bavarian Celebration in Kitchener Waterloo.  There are a variety of events happening at the Kitchener Market during Oktoberfest this year.  Some are family friendly and some are for the 19+ crowd so be sure to check the links to get all the up to date information.  Plus, to get you in the FESTIVE mood we have a contest for those 19+ at the end of this post.


Oktoberfest 2016 At Kitchener Market Events


Friday October 7, 2016

19+ event

Friday Oct.7 - 11:30 am to 2:30 pm, Frieda & the Beir Nutz
3:00 pm to 5:30 pm, Frank n Frieda
7:00 pm to 1:00 am, Frieda and Beir Nutz

Fri. Oct. 7 @ 9:30 pm - Alpine Dancers


Saturday October 8, 2016

Family Day

Harvest Festival – Cook Like Oma with ChefD 9am-Noon in the upper Markeplace kitchen

No tickets required for Cook Like Oma, FREE event for the whole family

Bring your family to learn how to make pretzels and other traditional German food like Oma makes, but Chef D style. Afterwards, see traditional German dancers and music, along with appearances from some of your favorite Oktoberfest mascots!

This is a free event however we would like to encourage participants to bring a non-perishable food donation with them which will go toward the Waterloo Region Food Bank for the Thanksgiving holiday season!

19+ event happening on October 8, 2016

Saturday Oct.8 - 2:30 pm to 5:30 pm, Transylvania Hofbrau Band
7:00 pm to 1:00 am, Frieda and Beir Nutz, @ 9:30 pm - KW Schuhplatter & Folkdancers

Sunday October 8, 2016

Family Day

Sunday Oct.9 - 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm, Tiroler Brass

Monday October 9, 2016 THANKSGIVING DAY

Once again the Kitchener Waterloo Oktoberfest Thanksgiving Day Parade begins at Kitchener Market at 8:30am!

You can see the full parade route at

The Kitchener Market is a great place to watch the parade with children as there are open washrooms onsite and the food court vendors will be open so you can buy breakfast.

After the parade you can stay for family day!

Monday Oct.10 - 9:30 am to 11:30 am, Frank n Frieda.
12 noon to 2:30 pm. Transylvania Hofbrau
3:00 pm to 6:00 pm, Frank n Frieda and Mon. Oct.10 @ 1:30 pm - Transylvania Dancers

Friday October 14th

19+ events

Friday Oct.14 - 12 noon to 5:30
7:00 pm to 1:00 am, Frieda and Beir Nutz + 9:30 pm - Schwaben Dancers

Saturday October 15th

19+ events

2:30 pm to 5:30 pm, Frank n Frieda
7:00 pm to 1:00 am, Frieda and Beir Nutz + 9:30 pm - KW Schuhplattler & Folkdancers

Enter To Win

We are giving away a Four Pack Of Tickets to attend the 19+ Oktoberfest Haus event on Friday October 14, 2016! Just enter the Rafflecopter contest below (it may take a minute to load) and be sure to leave a comment at the bottom of this post with what events you want to attend at Kitchener Market for Oktoberfest! a Rafflecopter giveaway


  1. I am looking forward to seeing the Schwaben Dancers on Friday October 14th.

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  4. I was born and raised in Kitchener but have spent my adult life in Toronto. Just moved back to town with my husband who is originally from the Niagara Region. Hoping to check out Oktoberfest this year and experience the festivities for the first time.

  5. Looks like it would be a LOT of fun!

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