September 30, 2023

Excelsior American Legion Post 259
24450 Smithtown Road, Shorewood, MN

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Event Lineup

  • 12:00pm | City of Shorewood/Badger Park | Oktoberfest events, bouncy house, police cars & fire trucks, snowplows, games and food samples!
  • 12:30pm | FREE Shuttle bus service starts at all locations
  • 12:30pm | The Party begins at the Excelsior American Legion!
  • 12:30-7:30pm | HF merchandise booth
  • 1:05-5:00pm | Hammerschlagen | German hammer & stump game
  • 1:30-3:00pm Elk River German Band
  • 2:00pm | City of Shorewood/Badger Park events wrap up. Come to the Legion for more fun!
  • 2:15-2:30pm | Polka Lessons – get ready to dance! PRIZES
  • 3:30pm | Traditional German Folk Dress Contest | PRIZES for best dressed, Women’s, Men’s & Kids
  • 4:00-6:00pm | Basement Kings- Classic Rock Band!
  • 6:05-6:20pm | Masskrugstemmen Stein Holding Contest | Let’s see who can hold a 34oz stein full glass beer the longest! PRIZES for men and women’s division! You get to drink the beer and keep the stein!
  • 6:30-9:00pm | Skitzofonik | Party dance band will rock the lot!
  • 9:00 | Events End
  • 9:30 | Free Shuttle Service ends

Event Info

Kids/Family Activities & Inflatables:

  • Oktoberfest events, bouncy house, police cars & fire trucks, snowplows, games and food samples

Games & Contests

  • 1pm | Hammerschlagen – Hammer & Stump Game
  • 2:15pm | Polka Dance Lessons
  • 3:30pm | German Folk Dressed Contest
  • 6pm | Masskrugstemmen | Stein Holding Contest

Music Lineup:

  • 1:30-3:00pm Elk River German Band (Awesome German Oktoberfest music and fun)
  • 4:00-6:00pm The Basement Kings (Classic and Sing along Rock and Roll)
  • 6:30-9:00pm Skitzo Fonik (Get ready to dance to ALL your favorite rock/dance songs to this high energy party band! https://www.skitzofonik.com/)

Parking & Transportation:

Bicycle parking will be available at the event. Traveling by vehicle? Please utilize the off-site parking and FREE shuttle bus service to and from the event from 12:30pm-9:30pm. 

Shuttle Bus Stop Locations:
Excelsior Public Library | 337 Water St, Excelsior, MN 55331
Minnewashta Elementary School | 26350 Smithtown Rd, Shorewood, MN 55331
City of Shorewood/Badger Park | 5745 Country Club Rd, Shorewood, MN 55331

Contact Us

2015 Forest Drive West
Richfield, MN 55423