College Avenue in Appleton

Appleton's Largest Block Party

College Avenue in Appleton
Local and National Bands on 6 Stages

Live Music

Local and National Bands on 6 Stages
Over 100 Food Vendors

Endless Food Options

Over 100 Food Vendors
Our Friday Night Classic Car Show

License To Cruise

Our Friday Night Classic Car Show


September 28th & 29th, 2018

Octoberfest weekend kicks off with License to Cruise, a classic car show on Friday night at 6 p.m. Complete with about 400 classic cars, live music and great food, you won't want to miss one of Appleton's largest car shows.

On Saturday, come to Appleton's largest block party. Music starts as early as 9 a.m., the full band line up is available on the music page. Arts and Crafts and the Family Fun area are also available at 9 a.m. And, don't forget about all the great food booths; local not-for-profits put in a lot of time and hard work to raise money for their organizations during this one day event.

Remember...bring your ID if you plan to purchase beer tickets. Everyone will be carded. Beer ticket sales are from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Beer sales end at 5:30 p.m. and the event ends at 6 p.m.

We hope to see you Octoberfest weekend!

Friends of the Appleton Fire Department Awarded Grant
Friends of the Appleton Fire Department Awarded Grant

An Octoberfest grant in the amount of $2,800 was awarded to the Friends of the Appleton Fire Department to fully fund the purchase of one detoxification chamber, which is a proactive solution to significantly increased concentrations of highly carcinogenic agents that firefighters are exposed to in their job. The purpose of Friends of the Appleton ...

Get Octoberfest Apparel!

Available at:
Bazil's Pub & Provisions
109 West College Avenue

Items of Interest
10 E College Avenue #102

Event Map

  Show Legend
  Information/First Aid/Lost Children   First Aid
  Defibrillators   ATM
  Restroom   Handicap Accessible Restroom
  Wrist Bands   Family Fun Area
  Beer Stands   Straw-Ber-Rita Stand
  Specialty Bar
  Entertainment Stages (Click icon for schedule)


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Get Involved Volunteer Today

Octoberfest needs your help. From bartenders to block captains, from marking streets to help with parking we are always in need of volunteers.

Get your friends together and visit our volunteers page to see what's available. You'll be helping Octoberfest help hundreds of non profit organizations along with the other great causes that we support.