What to Know for the 40th Annual Appleton’s Octoberfest

APPLETON, Wis. – Appleton’s largest block party is back on Saturday, Sept. 24, to celebrate A Mile of Fun since 1981. Appleton’s OctoberfestTM, an event of the Fox Cities Chamber, brings more than 200,000 people to College Avenue in downtown Appleton to enjoy a day full of food, live music, family-friendly activities and arts and […]

Octoberfest Volunteers Needed

With the event drawing near, the committee is actively searching for volunteers for the festival. Every year Octoberfest relies on the generosity of more than 800 event volunteers who help sell wristbands, work as bartenders, block captains, and staff 100 nonprofit food booths. The most critical volunteer needs are for the late-afternoon bartending shifts, block […]

Appleton’s Octoberfest Announces 2022 Concert Schedule

The festival will feature 17 bands with music starting at 9 a.m. After a two-year pause, Appleton’s Octoberfest™, an event of the Fox Cities Chamber, proudly returns for its 40th celebration on Saturday, September 24, 2022. The festival will feature a full day of music representing a wide variety of genres including rock, indie, reggae, […]