Seymour Oktoberfest: The Complete Guide
The Seymour Oktoberfest returns for its 48th year September 30-October 2 in downtown Seymour. Here’s your guide to the festival for information on entertainment, vendors, contests, parade, information – and of course – food. Prost!
The festival operates from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. September 30 through October 2. The Shuttle will run from the intersection of Walnut and Second streets to Seymour High School beginning at 4 p.m. September 30 and October 1, and then following the parade on October 2.
|Big Daddy Rabbit||Bob & Kev’s BBQ||Boy Scout Troop 529|
|Colglazier’s Concessions Steak Tips||Das Wurst Haus||Dockside Seafood|
|Dr. Vegetable||Ellison Concessions||Enter His Courts – Pommes Frites|
|Erica’s Deli||Fire Kissed Pizza||Fist Full of Tacos|
|German Corner Specialty||Ginocchio’s Pizza||Granny Franer’s Homemade Noodles|
|Grateful Grubb||Grill Wagon||Hot Wisconsin Cheese|
|Immanuel Lutheran Church Suppenhaus||Indiana Grill||Kiwanis Club of Seymour Fish|
|Mi Casa||Miller Foods||Miss Piggy’s Pork Shop|
|Mr. Beefy’s||Peace Lutheran Church||Pizza Palace|
|Pretzel Wagon||Red Frazier Bison||Redeemer Lutheran Church|
|Sati Babi||Seymour Fireman’s Union||Smalltown Satisfied Big Walking Tacos|
|The German Corner||The Grill||The Oriental Cookery|
|Aunt Jeanetta’s World’s Finest Funnel Cakes||Cinnamon Station||Coffman Concessions|
|Cookie Dough Bliss||Ellison Kettle Corn||Iron Forge Belgian Waffles|
|Jill’s Sweets & Treats||Lazy J’s Kettle Corn||Lemon Shake-Ups by Gresham Foods|
|Little Richard’s Concessions||Mighty Mini Donuts||Premier Frozen Desserts|
|R & D Concessions||Red Barn Elephant Ears||Rosie’s Sweet Tea & Jesus|
|Salt Water Taffy||She’s Nuts – German Roasted Nuts||Tara’s Crazzee Crepe’s|
|Super Twist||Tri Kappa Cake Walk||Zion Lutheran Church Apple Dumplings|
Click here for what each food booth offers.
The Seymour Oktoberfest Biergraten operates from 5 to 10 p.m. September 29 and from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. September 30 through October 2. To purchase a drink, you must have a ticket. One ticket will get you one drink. It is $5 per ticket.
|Spaten Oktoberfest||Franziskaner||Goose Island Oktoberfest|
|Four Day Ray Oktoberfest||Four Day Ray Blood Orange Blonde||Metazoa Hippopotamus|
|Metazoa Nap in the Hammock||Breckenridge Vanilla Porter||Amber Bock|
|Michelob Ultra||Shock Top||Busch Light|
|White Zinfandel||Chardonnay||Sweet Red|
|Watermelon Ritas||Peach Spritzer||Pear Spritzer|
|K & R Krafts||Hairwraps by Christy||Kountry Kandles|
|Sydney’s Wood Creations||Frisbie’s Creations||Creations by Carrie|
|Love, Aunt Jess||Henna Art||Extreme Face Painting|
|Mak’s Handmade Crafts||Plain and Simple Enterprises||Alan & Mistzi’s Farm Creations|
|Sew Vivid Designs||Little Miss Hollywood||Bob and Mary Simpson’s Handmade Crafts|
|Blessed Farms||Siam Sandals||The Name Game|
|MJ Crafts & Designs||Tie Dye by Ray’s||Clean Your Skin Nature’s Way|
|Yarina Arts||Smith’s Beekeeping||Spiritual Legacy Creations|
|AJ Creation||Perucrafts||Sakura Helping Hands|
|Sugar Coated Candy||Me & Mo|
Click here for craft vendor descriptions.
The carnival operates from 5 to 10 p.m. September 29, 5 to 11 p.m. September 30 and 1 to 11 p.m. October 1 and 2.
Bracelets are $20. Bracelet hours are during operation except for October 1, when bracelets will only be accepted from 1 to 5 p.m. Bracelets are not accepted October 2.
Start: 1:30 p.m., Location: North Walnut Street turn left onto North Walnut Street, end at Fifth Street.
Parade Marshals: The late Dan Colglazier and late John Burkhart.
|Thursday, September 30||4:45 to 5:30 p.m.||SHS Band|
|5:30 to 6 p.m.||Opening Ceremonies and Awards|
|6 to 7:30 p.m.||Southern Indiana Taiko|
|8 to 10 p.m.||Killin’ Smalls|
|Friday, October 1||3 to 6 p.m.||Colts in Motion|
|6:30 to 7:30 p.m.||TAPP’D Seymour|
|8 to 11 p.m.||Mellencougar (John Mellencamp Tribute)|
|Saturday, October 2||9 to 10:30 a.m.||Baby Contest|
|1 to 3 p.m.||Indianapolis Liederkranz Brass Band|
|3 to 5 p.m.||Mike Wade & The Nasty Nati Brass Band|
|6:30 p.m.||Brat Eating Contest|
|7:30 p.m.||Talent Show|
D.L. Tatlock Stage
|Thursday, September 30||5 to 6 p.m.||Stars & Stripes Cloggers|
|6:30 to 7:15 p.m.||Bluegrass:
|Friday, October 1||4 to 5:30 p.m.||The Balsamic Vinaigrettes|
|5:30 to 6:30 p.m.||Country Kickers|
|6:30 to 8:45 p.m.||Bluegrass:
Dan Branaman & Eagle Ridge
Left Field String Band
|Saturday, October 2||1 to 2:45 p.m.||Cornerstone Praise Team|
|3 to 5 p.m.||Cotton Patch|
|5:30 to 8:30 p.m.||Bluegrass:
Lost River Risin’
Highway 46 Band
German American Stage
The Schulahus 4+3 Band will play from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. Thursday, September 30 and Friday, October 1; and from 2:30 to 4 p.m. and 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. October 2.
Hot Air Balloons
Glow – The Hot Air Balloon Glow is from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. October 1 at the corner of West Fifth and North Walnut streets.
Race – The Hot Air Balloon Race is at 4 p.m. October 2 at the corner of West Fifth and North Walnut streets.
|Baking Contest||Click to Register|
|Baby Contest||Click to Register|
|Brat Eating Contest||Click to Register|
|Prince & Princess Contest||Click to Register|
|Stein Hoist (21+)||Click to Register|
|Talent Show||Click to Register|
|5K||Click to Register|