Thanks for a great festival! Save the date for 2016 – September 23 and 24. Check back for updates in late July. Prost!


Held in the heart of the Historic Court District, this will be our best celebration yet!

Buy in advance!
$7 for a 1-day general admission or

Buy your tickets online now or at any Des Moines area Hy-Vee through noon on 9/24/15


GA tickets will be $10/night at the door.
Includes commemorative Oktoberfest mug. Bring it back Saturday for $5 admission!

RAIN OR SHINE. Plenty of tented bier gardens!

4th Street South of Court Ave.
Cash & Credit accepted at the front and back gate. ATMs available throughout the festival.


Get in the spirit! Prizes (including beer tickets) will be awarded to those who dress up for Oktoberfest.
Locally, you can find items at Prost Iowa or at the Des Moines Theatrical Shop.


View our frequently asked questions and map of the event.