NU Oktoberfest Week 1 03 Oct 12

The first weekend of Oktoberfest in New Ulm takes place this Friday and Saturday at the Holiday Inn and downtown New Ulm. New Ulm Area Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Audra Shaneman says that there’s a great couple of weeks coming up. Oktoberfest celebrations take place from 6pm to Midnight on Friday and Noon to Midnight Saturday at the Holiday Inn and from 11am to 7pm on Saturday in downtown New Ulm. The German-American Day Parade takes place Saturday at 11 as well. The musical entertainment at both locations this first weekend includes the Concord Singers, the Wendinger Band, the Beats, the Bock Fest Boys, Dain’s Dutchmen, the Schell’s Hobo Band, and City Mouse. There are several other special events taking place around the New Ulm area as well. To learn more visit