Bet there are a lot of you out there that think that there isn’t anything better on a crisp fall day than Beer, Wine and Chili. Are we right? If so, 365 Things To Do in Lake Geneva, WI thinks that you’ll be excited to hear that they will be offering tastings of all 3 at the 12th Annual Elkhorn Oktoberfest celebration on Elkhorn’s Downtown Square, Veterans Park and Pocket Park this Saturday, October 21st from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Beer and wine tasting will be available from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. in Pocket Park and on Wisconsin Street. Sample a variety of German beer and wine, along with some seasonal selections as well.
The Chili Cook-off Contest and Tasting will take place from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Unfortunately, registration to enter your “best chili recipe” closed on October 16th, but fear not, with amateur and professional categories, there will be plenty of chili for tasting.
Don’t miss the 8th Annual Oktoberfest Car Show in the Government Center’s parking lot off Court Street from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. The entry fee is either 5 non-perishable food items or a $5.00 donation to the Elkhorn Food Pantry. Space is limited so it will be first come – first parked. Dash plaques will be provided to the first 75 show cars. Plan to vote for your favorite car, as there will be a People’s Choice contest.
New this year is the Elkhorn Oktoberfest 5K Run and 2 Mile walk. Event fee includes the race, a long-sleeved T-shirt, free admission to the wine and beer tasting, a goodie bag, awards for top finishers and more. Click here for registration information.
The entire day is packed full of activities for the young and old alike. Kids, plan to have some fun with games, pumpkin decorating and a bounce house. Shop the street vendors for food, craft items and fresh fruits and vegetables. Enjoy live music and entertainment throughout the day on the Main Stage in Veteran’s Park.
This event is so big that they are closing down Wisconsin Street to accommodate everyone. Don’t miss the chance to meet up with friends and family and celebrate Oktoberfest in Wisconsin.
Elkhorn’s 12th Annual Oktoberfest is being brought to you by the Elkhorn Area Chamber of Commerce along with sponsors from many local businesses.