A memorable experience awaits in Downtown Tuscaloosa captivated by performances, food, games, beer and more! As details continue to be finalized, we will update this page.
9:00 am – Tuscaloosa Oktoberfest 5k presented by Mercedes-Benz U.S. International
9:45 am – Tuscaloosa Oktoberfest gates open for 5k participants only.
10:15 am – 5k Awards Ceremony at Druid City Social and Early Festival Access for 5k
11:00 am – Official Tapping of the Keg with Mayor Walt Maddox and Mercedes-Benz U.S. International Representative and the Tuscaloosa Oktoberfest begins!
11:00 am – Entertainment from Oompah-Calypse Oktoberfest Band
Noon – Kid’s Costume Contest
1:00 pm – Dachshund Dash presented by the Tuscaloosa Metro Animal Shelter and Buffalo Rock-Pepsi begins
2:15 pm – Stein Hoisting Competition (21 & up) presented by UA Online (men and women’s divisions)
2:45 pm – Rolling in the Hay Performance Begins
3:45 pm – Adult Costume Contest
5:00 pm – Festival Concludes
Kids Zone* – 10:30 am – 5 pm
*Includes Games, face painting, inflatables, photo opportunities, art activities with The Art Garage, and more! A special thanks to Tuscaloosa Academy and Tuscaloosa Sister Cities for making this possible.