Oktoberfest in Deadwood, South Dakota

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Join us as we celebrate Oktoberfest in the Wild West. Enjoy live German music, the annual Tour de Oktoberfest, free food and dancing. Bring the whole family and join us for the now famous “Wiener Dog Races" and Beer Barrel Games!



Friday, Sept. 30, 2016

Noon-4pm: PolkaFest at TBD
4-6:30pm: Registration for the Tour de Oktoberfest at Oyster Bay
5-8pm: PolkaFest at TBD
6-9pm: Tour de Oktoberfest - Visit locations throughout Deadwood's Main Street for games and beer sampling. Plenty of prizes including bar tabs and free rooms! Turn your score cards in by 9pm.
9pm: Tour de Oktoberfest awards at Oyster Bay!
Open Containers allowed from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.! 

Saturday, Oct. 1, 2016

10am-4pm: Sidewalk Sale on Main Street
11am: Registration for the Wiener Dog Races on Main Street in front of Bullock Hotel
Noon: Brat giveaway and beer sampling at 777 Lounge at the Holiday Inn Express
Noon-4pm: PolkaFest at TBD
1pm: The 10th Annual Wiener Dog Races kick-off on Main Street in front of The Bullock Hotel
2pm: Registration for Beer Barrel Games in front of the Gold Dust
2-4pm: German Cook-Off at locations TBD
2-6pm: Weim Wine & Cheese in front of the Saloon No. 10 - Wine and cheese tasting, family pet photos 
3pm: 11th Annual Beer Barrel Games kick-off on Main Street in front of the Gold Dust
5-8pm: PolkaFest at TBD
6pm: Beer Barrel Game Awards at Saloon #10
Open Containers allowed from noon to 10 p.m.! 

Sunday, Oct. 2, 2016:

Noon-5pm: PolkaFest at TBD

To register for the Beer Barrel Games, or to sign up your wiener dog for the races, call the Deadwood Chamber at 1-800-999-1876! Or email sarah@deadwood.org! 

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