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October 12, 2019
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Municipal Park
1st St. and Main St.
Hays, KS 67601
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2019 Volga German Society Oktoberfest

Saturday, October 12, 2019

History, Heritage, & Homecoming!! Enjoy a second day of celebrating Ellis County heritage at this annual festival designed to showcase the rich local culture of German food & fun.

7:30 AM- 11 AM GERMAN Market will be at the Pavilion, Downtown Hays

After FHSU Homecoming Parade
WELCOME to Oktoberfest Grounds

10:00 AM Oktoberfest Grounds Open/Beer & Vendor Booths Open
11:00 AM FHSU Homecoming Parade 
11:00 AM Activities begin after FHSU Homecoming Parade.
Family-friendly activities for Saturday include a magician, inflatables,   pumpkin roll & much more
12:00 PM Joe Dolezal Band
12:30 PM Hays Community Theater
12:40 PM Joe Dolezal Band/Pumpkin Pass Game for Kids
1:15 PM Hays Community Theater
1:45 PM Joe Dolezal Band/Pumpkin Rolling Contest for Kids
2-4 PM Hot Shots Band
3:00 PM German Freeze Game for Kids
4 PM Oktoberfest 2019 Closes

Other entertainment for Saturday:
9am-4pm Bounce Houses
East of East Shelter House
10am-4pm Free Kids Activities & Games(Hays Recreation Center)
East Shelter House
After parade-4pm Sunflower Clydesdales
East of Tennis Courts 
11am-4pm Roving Magician Buzz Brown
Oktoberfest Mug Ring Toss(Ellis Co. Historical Society)atWest Shelter House
Pets for Adoption(Humane Society)at East Shelter House
High Striker/Strong Man game for kids on grounds, all day, both days(Hays Fire Fighters)

Featuring Entertainment:
Joe Dolezal Band
Hays Community Theater
Kids Activities
Buzz the Magician

Proceeds to benefit local scholarships for students of Volga German descent & promote German Heritage in the area.