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  • Kitchener-Waterloo Oktoberfest Hosts 5th Annual Hansie Awards

    (Waterloo Region, ON – November 19, 2015) – The Festival may be over for another year, but the fun continued for Kitchener-Waterloo Oktoberfest, as the winners of a number of Festival awards were announced at the 5th annual Hansie Awards, at the Alpine Club in Kitchener. The format of the annual awards ceremony included a red carpet entrance, complete with paparazzi, and a Rock your Tracht pr ...
  • Kitchener-Waterloo Oktoberfest’s $3000 Hidden Treasure Discovered in Westvale Park, Waterloo

    (Waterloo Region, ON – October 13, 2015) – For days Kitchener-Waterloo treasure hunters have been scouring the area for a hidden key worth $3,000! The key unlocks King Ludwig’s Treasure Chest and the annual search for the loot is one of the highlights of Kitchener-Waterloo Oktoberfest. Festival organizers have announced today that the key to the valuable treasure chest was found over the ...
  • Kitchener-Waterloo Oktoberfest helps the Food Bank of Waterloo Region spread the Spirit of Thanksgiving with the Onkel Hans Food

    (Waterloo Region, ON – October 12, 2015) – Today the Food Bank of Waterloo Region and Kitchener-Waterloo Oktoberfest came together to help those in need while enjoying the tradition of the Kitchener-Waterloo Oktoberfest Thanksgiving Day Parade. Dave MacNeil, Executive Director of K-W Oktoberfest Inc., says, “It’s a great pleasure to announce that we have raised 10,780 lbs of non-peris ...
  • Kitchener-Waterloo Oktoberfest Thanksgiving Day Parade 2015 Selects Floats of Honour, Voters Pick People’s Choice

    (Waterloo Region, ON - October 12, 2015) - The 2015 Kitchener-Waterloo Oktoberfest Thanksgiving Day Parade Celebrity Judges have revealed their top picks for the best floats in this year's Thanksgiving Day Parade. The floats that have been selected, by the judges, to receive honours this year are: Festival Award (1st Place) - Pirate Ship sponsored by Lancaster Smoke House Harvest Award (2nd ...
  • Roll Out the Barrel - The 47th annual Kitchener-Waterloo Oktoberfest is here!

    (Waterloo Region, Canada – October 9, 2015) – Kitchener-Waterloo Oktoberfest opened to fanfare, friends and flowing beer this morning, kicking off the 47th edition of Canada’s Greatest Bavarian Festival! The Official Opening Ceremonies and Keg Tapping took place at Kitchener’s Carl Zehr Square this morning as thousands of chicken-dancing spectators celebrated the return of the nine-day ...
  • K-W Oktoberfest Rogers Women of the Year Awards Recognizes Outstanding Achievements in Waterloo Region

    (Waterloo Region, ON – October 9, 2015) – K-W Oktoberfest Rogers Women of the Year took time last night to recognize and pay tribute to some outstanding women in the community. "We are proud of our partnership with the K-W Oktoberfest Rogers Women of the Year. It recognizes the amazing work and many contributions of the women of our community," said Mike Collins, General Manager of the Ro ...
  • Kitchener-Waterloo Oktoberfest crowns Miss Oktoberfest 2015

    (Waterloo Region, ON – October 2, 2015) – At a gala black tie event, Holly Pearson was crowned Miss Oktoberfest 2015, making her the 47th Miss Oktoberfest since the festival’s inception. Holly was sponsored by Boston Pizza, Waterloo. For the past 12 years, the search for the Ambassador for Canada’s Greatest Bavarian Festival has stretched from Waterloo Region to surrounding communities ...
  • Kitchener-Waterloo Oktoberfest Celebrates Glockenspiel Unveiling

    DATE & TIME: Monday, October 5, 2015 - 11:30 am PLACE: Speaker’s Corner (Corner of Benton and King Street) Kitchener, ON Kitchener-Waterloo Oktoberfest will proudly unveil the refurbished Glockenspiel, on Monday, October 5, 2015 at 11:30 am. The event will take place at Speaker’s Corner, across from festival headquarters, at Charles and Benton Streets in Kitchener. President of Kitchen ...
  • Celebrity Chef Lynn Crawford plans to put a little oompah-pah on your plate at Kitchener-Waterloo Oktoberfest's Stein & Dine Eve

    (Waterloo Region, Ontario – August 31, 2015) Kitchener-Waterloo Oktoberfest, in partnership with Molson Coors Canada, is thrilled to welcome Food Network Celebrity Chef Lynn Crawford to our incredibly popular Stein & Dine Culinary Experience. Stein & Dine will take place Thursday, September 10, 2015, at the Waterloo Inn. "We couldn't be happier to welcome Chef Lynn Crawford to our ...
  • London’s Own Oktoberfest Launched Today

    (London, Ontario, July, 15, 2015)Members of the media, local VIP’s and invited guests gathered today at the newly renovated Agriplex at the Western Fair District to celebrate the launch of the District’s Oktoberfest, in partnership with the world famous Kitchener-Waterloo Oktoberfest, which welcomed the expansion into the London market place. If you are a lover of beer, pretzels and oom-pa ...
  • Kitchener- Waterloo Oktoberfest Brings the Rogers Hometown Hockey Tour to Canada's Greatest Bavarian Festival

    (Waterloo Region, Canada - June 2, 2015) Kitchener-Waterloo Oktoberfest is proud to announce the 2015-2016 Rogers Hometown Hockey Tour will be kicking off its second year at Canada’s Greatest Bavarian Festival, in Downtown Kitchener, on Thanksgiving Weekend. Kitchener-Waterloo Oktoberfest and the Rogers Hometown Hockey Tour will provide a weekend of free outdoor hockey festivities for ...
  • Kitchener- Waterloo Oktoberfest Announces Thanksgiving Day Parade Route Change

    (Waterloo Region, Canada - May 13, 2015) Waterloo Region is known the world over as a community where innovation and forward-thinking flourishes. The development of the LRT is part of that innovation as we take our community into the next phase of its growth and development. Much like Waterloo Region itself, Kitchener-Waterloo Oktoberfest is built on tradition, but flourishes because of innov ...
  • Kitchener-Waterloo Oktoberfest Receives Top Honours Amongst Industry Peers

    (Waterloo Region, Canada – March 9, 2015) Kitchener-Waterloo Oktoberfest received top honours from the festival industry again this year, marking the continued success of the festival as one of Ontario’s marquee events. The 2014 Festivals and Events Ontario (FEO) Achievement Awards were announced March 6 at FEO’s Annual Conference in Niagara Falls. Kitchener-Waterloo Oktoberfest was re ...
  • K-W Oktoberfest Inc. welcomes Alfred Lowrick as new President for 2015-16 Festivals

    (Kitchener-Waterloo, Canada - February 18, 2015) Alfred Lowrick, the newly inaugurated President of K-W Oktoberfest Inc., began his term yesterday by addressing an audience of board members, volunteers, city officials and community partners at the Annual General Meeting held at the Crowne Plaza Kitchener-Waterloo. During the Annual General Meeting, outgoing president Harry Vogt reviewed the hi ...
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Oktoberfest Golf Experience

2020-09-03 08:00:00
Deer Ridge Golf Club
200 Deer Ridge Drive
Kitchener, ON
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K-W Oktoberfest Rogers Women of the Year

2020-10-05 19:00:00
41 Ardelt Avenue
Kitchener, Ontario
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Kitchener Willkommen Platz

2020-10-09 10:00:00
Europro's Parking Lot 70 King Street East
(between Frederick & College Street)
Downtown Kitchener
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Opening Ceremonies: Kitchener - Waterloo

2020-10-09 11:15:00
King & Frederick Street
70 King Street East
Kitchener, ON
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Onkel Hans Food Drive

2020-10-12 08:30:00
Start: Weber & Frederick, Kitchener
End: Weber & Bridgeport, Waterloo

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