The City of New Ulm celebrates the first week of Oktoberfest this weekend. Highlights include live music downtown and at the Holiday Inn, Hermann’s Run in The morning, the German-American Day Parade Saturday at 11am, and much more. The party takes place from 6pm to Midnight on Friday and Noon to Midnight on Saturday at the New Ulm Holiday Inn and from 11am to 5pm on Saturday in downtown New Ulm. Musical entertainment includes the Concord Singers, Bockfest Boys, the Wendinger Band, Mississippi Valley Dutchmen, Chuck Thiel and the Jolly Ramblers, Little Fisherman, Dain’s Dutchmen, and more. For more information check out www.newulmoktoberfest.com.