Saturday, May 25th

The spirit of friendliness and good cheer is just around the corner as the 12th Annual Black River Area Oktoberfest will take place Saturday, Oct. 6.

This festival has continued to grow and is one of the area’s most popular fall celebrations. The event will once again be held in the Animal Arena at the Jackson County Fair Park. The arena provides a weatherproof spot for vendors, food and entertainment.

Scheduled events will include a car show – which is getting bigger every year –children’s inflatables, medieval knight demonstrations and, of course, plenty of music, food and fun.

“We made some big changes during the past few years with this festival, which continues to draw larger crowds and overwhelmingly positive responses,” said Amanda Gunn, executive director of the Black River Area Chamber of Commerce. “Come celebrate Wisconsin’s German heritage and enjoy music, food, crafts, inflatables and beer from our local Sand Creek Brewing Co.