Dust off your lederhosen and say ‘pretzel’ because it’s Oktoberfest in Libertyville! Join us in Mickey Finn’s back lot Friday, September 22 and Saturday, September 23 from 5 p.m. – 11 p.m. for Libertyville’s premiere Oktoberfest event. PLUS Saturday from 2 p.m. – 4 p.m. is family hour! Bring your little ones as you enjoy some adult beverages with your friends and the kids enjoy some children's activities (purchase a Saturday ticket to attend family hour, kids are free!)
Enjoy live music, a fein selection of seasonal brews, nosh and traditional Bavarian bier sport like Hammerschlagen or Masskrugstemmen. Come in your best dressed (we’re talking dirndl and lederhosen) and enjoy time spent with your neighbors and friends at this unique community event. Get your tickets now!
General Admission tickets ($25 or $30 at the door) come with a plastic stein and one free beer ticket.
VIP tickets ($50 or $55 at the door) get you a beer ticket, a commemorative ceramic stein and the opportunity to tour Mickey Finn’s brewery with their head brew master.
This is a cashless event. You must be 21 years or older to attend this event.
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Dust off your lederhosen and say ‘pretzel’ because Oktoberfest is coming to downtown Libertyville on Friday, September 22 and Saturday, September 23. The event will be held in the back lot at Mickey Finn’s Brewery, 345 N. Milwaukee Avenue, and it is planned in partnership with the GLMV Chamber of Commerce and Mickey Finn’s Brewery.
Enjoy live music while sampling a “fein” selection of bier, food available for purchase and live music on Friday from 5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Attendees can also play traditional Bavarian sports like Hammerschlagen or Masskrugstemmen, show off their finest dirndl and lederhosen, or simply relax with neighbors and friends at this unique community event.
New this year is “Family Garten”— family-friendly hours from 2 p.m. – 4 p.m. on Saturday; regular event hours resume on Saturday from 5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Alpine Thunder will entertain guests on Friday night from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.; on Saturday, attendees will enjoy music from The Phenix Band from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. The Oom-Pasters Polka and Variety Band will perform from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. on Saturday evening.
General Admission tickets are $25 and include a plastic stein and one beer ticket. VIP tickets are $50 and ticket holders receive two beer tickets, a commemorative ceramic stein and the opportunity to tour Mickey Finn's Brewery with the head brew master.
Additional beer tickets are available for purchase at the event by credit card only; this is a cashless event. You must be 21 years or older to attend this event. ID’s will be checked at the door.
Please purchase tickets in advance at www.eventbrite.com/e/oktoberfest-in-libertyville-2023-tickets-541182871537?aff=ebdssbdestsearch.
Free covered parking is available at the parking garages located on Church Street and Lake Street. Or take the train – the Milwaukee district-North Metra station is in the heart of downtown Libertyville near the shops and restaurants.
Thank you to all our local sponsors who have generously supported this event: BCU, The Temporary by American Place Casino; Libertyville Bank & Trust; Quick Law; Lovinger Partners; Lazzaretto Construction; JMR Landscaping, LLC; Tu Construction; Sustainable Staffing; Ace Hardware; The Joyful Gourmet; Johnston, Tomei, Lenczycki and Goldberg LLC; Duck Donuts; Jamie and David Fryrear; Bootery Boutique; Hewn Bakery; Arrow Plumbing; Singh’s Kitchen and Flader Plumbing & Heating.
Oktoberfest is one of four seasonal festivals held in downtown Libertyville. Please visit www.libertyville.com/1148/Festivals-of-Libertyville for additional information about these special events in historic downtown Libertyville.
Visit for the day and and stay for the cafés, boutiques, and restaurants that make the community of Libertyville a unique experience you must see to believe!