Frequently Asked Questions

Wristbands are $3 and needed to purchase tickets to get beer at the Octoberfest bars.

No. We have a “no solicitation” policy in place for both days that prohibits this; the policy includes food and arts/crafts vendors as well. However, we do offer numerous sponsorships opportunities for any business interested in promotional opportunities. Email ebroten@foxcitieschamber.com for more details.

License to Cruise will kick off Appleton’s Octoberfest on Friday, Sept. 27, from 3-9 p.m. Over 400 other classic cars will be lined down College Avenue, plus there is an indoor car show at the Fox Cities Exhibition Center. 

For additional License to Cruise FAQs visit https://octoberfestonline.org/license-to-cruise/  

Octoberfest will get under way with the traditional Spaten beer toast at the Houdini Plaza stage at 9 a.m. on Saturday, September 28. The ceremonial toast is a tribute to the annual ritual Spaten keg beer tapping at Oktoberfest in Munich, Germany.

This area is open from 9:30 AM to 3:30 PM on Saturday, during Octoberfest. We have a great lineup of entertainment and activities for kids. See the schedule here https://octoberfestonline.org/family-fun-area/ 

License to Cruise has two bands playing on Friday Night in Houdini Plaza: 

3 – 5 PM | A-Town Unplugged 
6 – 9 PM | FBI & The Untouchable Horn 

Octoberfest has five stages and bands playing throughout the day. Visit https://octoberfestonline.org/music/ for specific band and stage schedules.

Visit our web site for a full list of beers being served at Octoberfest. Seltzer will also be available.  https://octoberfestonline.org/beer-and-food/  

Yes, we still have sponsorship opportunities available. For more information email ebroten@foxcc.net.