Oktoberfest in the QCA | In & Around the Quad Cities


No need to board a plane to Munich to experience Oktoberfest’s authentic flavors and festivities!

The Quad Cities is bringing Germany closer to you with its Oktoberfest celebrations this year. Dive into the rich traditions with crisp beers, iconic pretzels, and its sumptuous Bavarian delicacies. But it’s not just about the food and drink; immerse yourself in traditional music, folk dances, and family-friendly activities tailored for all ages. Whether you’re looking to showcase your Dirndl or Lederhosen or simply keen to get a hearty taste of German culture, the Quad Cities has you covered.

Gather your family and friends and prepare for an unforgettable Oktoberfest experience in the Quad Cities area without crossing the ocean!

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6th Annual Oktoberfest & Iowa Game Day
Sat, Oct 7 | 12:00p
Public House Davenport

Get your Iowa game day gear on and get ready to drink some beer! It’s our 6th Annual Oktoberfest!

Thu, Oct 12 | 5:30 – 8:30p
RiverCenter Davenport

Come raise a glass and help raise funds for Friendly House at our Hogtoberfest! Try unlimited samples of craft beers, specialty drinks, pork dishes, and local treats! The evening will feature raffles, live music, games, and more!

Oktoberfest Happy Hour
Fri, Oct 13 | 3:30 – 5:00p
The Fountains Senior Living

Enjoy an Oktoberfest afternoon at The Fountains Clubhouse! Join in our 3:30pm “Biergarten Trivia”, Live Music 4-5pm with The Dick Castle
Polka Band and Delicious themed appetizers!

Oktoberfest QC
Sat, Oct 14 | 12:00 – 9:00p
Hauberg Estates

Friends of Hauberg and German American Heritage Center present Oktoberfest QC. Live bands, brats, hot dogs, pretzels, kids games, Hammerschlagen, Oktoberfest Bingo. 12:00-4:00 Free Admission for the family. 4:00-9:00 Admission at the gate $25.00 per person, 12 and under Free. $20.00 presale tickets on Eventbrite.

German Fest
Sat, Oct 21 | 12:00 – 8:00p
K-Square Davenport

In partnership with the German American Heritage Center, the Downtown Davenport Partnership is excited to host the 2nd Annual German Fest in Kaiserslautern Square (K-Square) which provides a perfect venue for an outdoor event in the heart of downtown Davenport. This free event is a great way to celebrate the rich German culture in the Quad Cities while having fun in our community. It features a variety of traditional Octoberfest activities including music, food, games and beer.

6th Annual Oktoberfest
Sat, Oct 21 | 2:00p
Dubuque Boat Club

Raffle prizes including Meat Bundles from Haubers Meats and More! German Food! Haubers brats with Kraut and the World-Famous warm German Potato Salad will be served!

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