The fourth annual Kearney Oktoberfest brought to you buy Bank of the West, will be held on September 30th, 2017 at the Buffalo County Fairgrounds!
Oktoberfest Tickets will be available on August 14th! Oktoberfest provides an opportunity to sample and learn about a variety of craft beer styles from across the state of Nebraska. The event features a traditional keg tapping, German games, food and traditions, as well as polka music. We also are excited to have a a headline performance by the band, Whiskey Bent!
And don’t worry about finding a ride home, we have Sober Rides provided by Camelot Transportation that can take you to anywhere within city limits. We want you to have fun, but also want to make sure everyone gets home safely.
The Husker football game will be on Friday, September 29th so you have no excuse to stay home this Saturday! This fall festival is one you will NOT want to miss!
VIP Tickets: $40 Include (T-Shirt, Mug, & Happy Hour Drinks/Early Entry)
Pre-Sale Tickets: $10 or $15 at the Door
Reserved Seating: $200 (8 Regular Admission Tickets & Reserved Table Seating)
*Please note by paying online there is a Convenience Fee, if you would like to pay in person at the Chamber there is no additional charges.
Schedule of Events:
Doors open for VIP Hour at 4pm
VIP Hour: 4-5pm
Doors open for Regular Admission at 5pm
Regular Admission: 5pm-10pm
Leo Lonnie Polka Bank 5:30 – 7:30 PM
Whiskey Bent 8:00 – 11:00 PM
CHECK OUT OUR FEATURED NE BREWERIES & LOCAL EATS VENDORS FOR THIS YEAR’S OKTOBERFEST
THUNDERHEAD BREWING COMPANY
|Thunderhead is Kearney Nebraska’s only brewery. It serves a delicious variety of beer handcrafted by an experienced staff of beer lovers. They also offer a full food menu including several specialty stone oven pizzas. Established in 1999 Thunderhead Brewing is a small brewmaster owned brewery dedicated to producing high quality ales and lagers. Thunderhead is currently located in three locations: Stone Oven Pizza & Craft Brewed Beer in Kearney, NE | Taproom in Omaha, NE | Thunderhead Brewery in Axtell, NE.
For more information on Thunderhead Brewing Company check out their website.
OMAHA’S BRICKWAY BREWERY & DISTILLERY
|Located in the heart of Omaha’s Old Market District, Brickway Brewery & Distillery taps into Omaha’s rich history by handcrafting beer and spirits that are as tried-and-true as the brick paved streets. Each beer is brewed fresh right on the premises according to strict standards, tested recipes, and years of experience. Brewmaster Zac Triemert is a local pioneer in the brewing and distilling industry and has been instrumental in bringing not only beer, but also distilled spirits, back to the Old Market with the first combination brewery/distillery since before Prohibition. For more information on Brickway Brewery visit their website.|
PRAIRIE PRIDE BREWING COMPANY
|Prairie Pride believes that craft beer is an attitude and that flavor favors the bold. That bold attitude is what led them to imagine the Hopffalo as the perfect symbol for their mutual pride of the place and love of craft beer. Inspired by this chimerical creature, they liken each style to a vast frontier of flavor begging to be roamed. Suffice it to say, Prairie Pride is proud to call the Great Plains home and prouder still to brew plain great beer. To follow the Hopffalo check out their website.|
FIRST STREET BREWING COMPANY
|First Street Brewing Company is in the business of making quality craft beers and promoting the growth and usage of local ingredients. We believe a great beer can express the regional qualities of where it was made by incorporating local ingredients such as herbs, honey, hops, grains and water. A First Street beer is truly the Taste of Hastings. Visit their website for more information.|
| Loper Catering looks forward to serving you a delicious catering experience. Choose from tasteful menus for Breakfast, Hors d’oeuvres, Boxed Lunch and Dinner, Served Lunch and Dinner, Breaks or Snacks!
Our guides are just a starting point. Our team of culinary experts is prepared to create a custom menu and experience for your event. Loper Catering is excited to be at this year’s Kearney Oktoberfest!
|If you’re looking for a great bar and grill restaurant with an inviting ambiance in the Kearney , NE area. They are dedicated to providing prompt service and great-tasting food and drinks to their valued customers. Not only do they have great food, but this local spot is a great place for live music. Cunningham’s Journal is located in Downtown Kearney on the Bricks. They also provide catering services and are great for any size party. Check out their Facebook Page for more information.|
ATURE BECK & CALL
|Ature Beck & Call takes great pleasure in preparing fresh, seasonal and delicious food for you and your guest. Whether it’s a box lunch for 15, cocktail party for 100 or an incredible buffet dinner for a large party, they have you covered. Let them assist you by designed a personalized menu to suit your budget and simplify your life. For more information on Ature Beck & Call visit their website.|