September 23rd-25th, 2016


Countdown to Oktoberfest 2016


Jacksonville Heritage Society and The Schoolhaus Brewhaus

Oktoberfest 2016


September 19th, All Day 

Let’s get Oktoberfest Started! We want to help you kick off the week. Costumes for sale, pretzels giveaways, steins and even a Stein Club membership VIP drawing.


September 20th, 6:30 pm

Ayinger Brewing Dinner

Beer and food coming together for a culinary adventure. Allow our team to delight your palate through thoughtful and creative pairings.


September 21st, All Day

Super Doner Wednesday. You get a Doner Kebab, we upgrade your beer to an Oktoberfest!


September 22nd, 5:00 pm

Cyclocross Ofest Style! Live music, costumes encouraged, steins of beer and a great cyclocross course all benefiting Jackson County Search and Rescue.



Friday, September 23rd


Biergarten:Open 4:00-10:00pm

6:00-8:00 Seth Hannson in the Biergarten

8:00 Movies in the Biergarten Beerfest starts


Music and Beer Tent:Open 4:00-9:00pm

4:00 Kalifornia Krauts on the stage

5:00 Yodeling contest

6:00 Stein stacking competition

7:00 Stein Holding competition


Restaurant and Bar: Closes at 10:00 pm

4:00 Bar countdown- pour first Oktoberfest beer.

5:00 Accordion by Michele Scheffler


Concessions: Open 4:00-9:00pm



4:00 Bar opens

8:20 Oktoberfest games begin!

9:00 Medium Troy takes the stage


Cider Garden: Open 4:00-7:00pm



Saturday, September 24th


Music Tent: Open 12:00 noon-9:00pm

12:00 Benediction and official keg tapping

12:10 Engine #1 Steam Whistle blows

12:10 The Sauerkrauts take the Stage!

1:00 Yodeling competition

2:00 Stein holding competition

2:45 Kids lil’ smokie eating competition

3:00 Alpen Vagabund take the stage!

3:45 Adults bratwurst eating competition

5:00 Pretzel and weenie toss contest


Wine Tent: Open 12:00-9:00pm

1:00 Beer Tasting

2:00 Oktoberfest comparative beer styles

3:00 Cooking demonstration

4:00 Beer tasting


Concessions: Open 11:00-9:00


Biergarten: Open 12:00-8:00

12:00 Michele Sheffler on Accordion

3:00 Acousta Noir

6:00 Frankie Hernandez Band


Restaurant and Bar: Open 12:00-8:00

Restaurant has limited seating


Ballroom: Open 3:00-10:00pm

6:30 3rd Annual Miss Oktoberfest Pageant

7:00 Kalifornia Krauts take the stage!


Cider Garden: Open 12:00-7:00pm

Hourly, Engine #1 Steam Whistle

12:30 Cow Train begins



Sunday, September 25th


Biergarten: Open 12:00-4:00pm

12:00-3:00 Michele Scheffler on Accordion


Music and Beer Tent: 12:00-6:00pm

12:00 Alpen Vagabund take the stage!

1:00 Stein Holding competition

2:00 Bratwurst eating contest

3:00 Yodeling competition

4:00 The Sauerkrauts take the stage!

4:00 $5.00 growler sale begins

5:00 Stein holding competition


Bar: Open 12:00-4:00

(Restaurant closed Sunday and Monday)


Ballroom: Open 12:00-5:00

1:00 Storyteller’s Guild

2:00 Princess Court

3:15 Screening, MINIONS


Cider Garden: Open 12:00-3:30

12:00 Open

3:30 Close


Concessions: Open 11:00-5:30

11:00 Open

5:30 Close