Join us at the Caledonia-Mount Pleasant Joint Memorial Park (more commonly known as “Franksville Park” by locals) for the 2nd Annual Oktoberfest of Greater Racine presented by Educator's Credit Union.

The event is FREE to attend, and is hosted by the Franksville Craft Beer Garden.  The celebration includes a full schedule of live music, beer, food, games, and activities to bring about all the spirit of the season on Thursday 9/26 5-9 PM, Friday 9/27 3-10 PM, Saturday 9/29 11 AM-10 PM, and Sunday 9/30 11 AM - 6 PM. Here's what you need to know before you go:


Food & Beer
 

FCBG Friends

The Beer Garden will be offering up 24+ Craft Beers on Tap, with many seasonal and Oktoberfest varieties.  A variety of food trucks will be participating throughout the weekend.  Festival-goers can expect to belly up to Q’s Stomach Fuel the entire weekend, Pine Acres Friday through Sunday, All About Tacos Friday and Saturday and A&A Cafe on Friday and Sunday.  The Beer Garden’s famous Fish Fry Nights will be adding to the fun on Friday night with fish fry options from three food trucks from 5-9 PM.  If that’s already not enough to try - a traditional Pig Roast will be available on Saturday starting at 3 PM, while supplies last. 


Live Music Lineup
 

Oktoberfest Live Music

Join us under the Oktoberfest Tent to enjoy live music from these local favorites playing all weekend long:

Thursday, 9/26

Jay Matthes 6-9 PM
Jay Matthes returns to the FCBG to kick-off the 2nd Annual Oktoberfest with a unique mix of rock/country covers and his own original songs! Jay is a popular mainstay of the SE Wisconsin music scene, playing Summerfest, State Fair, and other popular festivals.

Friday, 9/27

Dobie the Concertina Man 5-7 PM
Local polka legend Dobie brings his years of musical experience to the FCBG to add to our state of Gemutlichkeit.  Enjoy traditional German music, join us for a chicken dance, and learn to polka dance!

76 Juliet 7:30-10 PM
76 Juliet takes the Oktoberfest Stage on Friday Night to kick the Celebration into high gear! They've been keeping the party going for 20+ years with their high energy show of rock and pop that is guaranteed to keep you on your feet dancing and singing along all night.

Saturday, 9/28

Dobie the Concertina Man 1-3 PM
Local polka legend Dobie brings his years of musical experience to the FCBG to add to our state of Gemutlichkeit.  Enjoy traditional German music, join us for a chicken dance, and learn to polka dance!

Gary Wortham 3-6 PM
A soul/rock singer-songwriter and acoustic guitarist, Gary is an FCBG favorite.  His carefully woven set traverses genres and decades, rising far above a “one man band” show.

Whiskey Belles 7-10 PM
The WhiskeyBelles headline a full day of celebration on Saturday Night. This boot-stompin' trio is widely known for captivating shows featuring their own take on classic, popular and some obscure vintage-country too, with their own witty originals sprinkled in. The 'Belles have personalities as big as the Texan skyline - they have a great time on stage, and love to share the fun with their audience.


Other Special Events During Oktoberfest of Greater Racine
 

Oktoberfest Mayor 2018

Thursday 9/26 5-9 PM
- Free First Beer for Educators Credit Union Members
- Ceremonial Toast 6:30 PM
- Packers Game on the Big Screen 7-10 PM

Friday 9/27 3-10 PM
- $1 OFF All Beers for Educators Credit Union Members
- Fish Fry 5-9 PM
- Brewer Game on the Big Screen 7 PM

Saturday 9/29 11 AM-10 PM
- $1 OFF All Beers for Educators Credit Union Members
- FREE 16oz Pint Glasses to the first 150 people 21+
- Badger Football Party 11 AM-2 PM
- Oktoberfest Beer Yoga 11:30 AM
- One FREE 9oz Root Beer for all kids from 1-5 PM
- Stein Hoisting Competition 2 PM - 4 PM - 6 PM
- Stein Hoisting Championship of Southeast Wisconsin 6:30 (Men's & Women's)
- Pig Roast 3 PM until Sold Out
- Brewer Game on the Big Screen 7 PM

Sunday 9/30 11 AM - 6 PM
- Brewer Party 2 PM
- Legacy Club Member Tasting 2-4 PM
- Fun Relaxing Day in the Park


Get the Most Out of Your Prost
 

Oktoberfest Men

For Oktoberfest of Greater Racine 2019, the Franksville Craft Beer Garden is offering an Oktoberfest only exclusive Beer Pass. For $15, you get four beers for the price of three, an official Oktoberfest 1/2 Liter Stein, and a Beer Pass Badge & Lanyard. Quantities are limited, click here to get yours!

You can also enter to become the Honorary Mayor of Oktoberfest 2019! This honor includes 4 Free Beers daily during Oktoberfest for LIFE, "Beer Passes" for 3 friends, Reserved "Mayor" Table, Free Food, Mayor Swag & More! The winner will be selected Wednesday 9/25/19 at 5 PM for the honor of being the 2019 Mayor of Oktoberfest at the Franksville Craft Beer Garden. Click here to enter.