OKTOBERFEST in AUGUST 2016: August 19, 20, & 21

Come Join Us and Celebrate Oktoberfest in August 2016!

Oktoberfest in August, one of the biggest Chicago area German festivals hosted by the Schwaben Verein of Chicago, a social and charitable club. This is our 139th Annual Summer Festival. Come celebrate under our Big Party Tent – Open Rain or Shine! Bring your friends, neighbors, family and children to help us celebrate! We’ll have German and Domestic beer, bratwurst, good food, live entertainment, singers, dancers, balloon man … fun for all ages!


FRIDAY, August 19th
4:00 – 7:00 pm – Live Radio Show – Eddie V on WCKG 1530 will be doing a live show on the premises
6:45 pm – We will do a toast to open the 139th Event!
7:00 – 11:00 pm – Chef Dan and the Appetizers will perform contemporary music, oldies and more!

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SATURDAY, August 20th
2:00 – 5:00 pm – Amazing Mike
5:00 – 6:00 pm and 7:00 to 10:00 pm – Alte Kameraden (Popular Wisconsin German Band)
6:00 – 7:00 pm – German Dancers
6:30 – 8:30 pm – RCJuggle (Balloon Sculpting)

SUNDAY, August 21st
1:00 – 3:00 pm – Amazing Mike
2:30 – 4:30 pm – RCJuggle (Balloon Sculpting)
3:00 – 4:00 pm – Speeches, Delegates, German Consulate, Marching Band
4:00 – 9:00 pm – Phenix Band (Most Popular Chicago German Band)

LOCATION: Schwaben Center
301 N. Weiland Road, Buffalo Grove, IL

· $10.00 Donation per person entry fee.
· Children under 12 years of age are free.
· Parking and Entertainment is free.
· Food and Drinks are available using tickets purchased at our ticket counter.

Portion of Friday’s gate proceeds will go to Ronald McDonald House Charities

Portion of Saturday’s and Sunday’s proceeds will allow us to support local charities and nonprofits


Oktoberfest in August 2016.

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