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September 20th | 6 PM - 11 PM

September 21st | 2 PM - 11 PM

September 22nd | NOON - 8 PM

Live Music

Every year, St. John Oktoberfest brings in some of the best music for all ages. 2024 will feature German Band Inc, Indy Polkamotion, Final Say, Barefoot Charlie, and even Ed Wagner Band!

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German Food

Don't miss our Authentic German Food! This amazing menu is prepared at our St. John Oktoberfest! Schnitzels, Bavarian Pretzels, and more!

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Bier Garden

Our Bier Garden features Hacker-Pschorr.

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Have Fun Celebrating the German Heritage of Saint John, Indiana!

Kids Events

Face Painting (Fri: 6-9pm | Sat: 2-9pm | Sun: 2-8pm)     Pumpkin Decorating    Games    Big Wheels/Hula Hoops    Fire Truck (2-4pm Sat. Only)


St. John the Evangelist Parish is proud to present the annual St. John Oktoberfest held again at the St. John the Evangelist Old Parish Parking Lot (9400, Wicker Avenue, St. John, IN)

Oktoberfest brings in a great crowd of people looking to relax, eat, and have fun with family and friends. For 2024 you can expect to enjoy Live Music, a Bier Garden, and two huge TV’s which will be playing College and NFL Football so you won’t miss a single game. Not only is St. John Oktoberfest for the 21+ crowd who can come to enjoy a beer, it is also a great place to bring family and kids. There will be Pumpkin Decorating, Face Painting, Big Wheels and Hula Hoops, and a Fire Truck!

Becky M.

Facebook Review

We like to go to the Oktoberfest every year. It's always a great time. Excellent foodgreat music and good spirits.

Carmen S.

Facebook Review

Fun for the whole family - something for everyone! Great food, drink, activities, football, music, live entertainment, and best of all - visiting w/friends, family and making new friends!

John K.

Facebook Review

Great food,great music, family friendly atmosphere, and did the Tradition to the T. Only recommendation is have a different selection of Wurst. Like Knacker, Weiss, and a Potato.

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Children can enjoy various activities such as face painting, moon bounce and other games all three days of the event. Sports fans who want to catch a football game can watch football on huge television screens which will be set up on the premises. Guests looking for live music and entertainment can enjoy performances by Indy Polkamotion and other groups.