Date: Oct 15, 2017 | Time: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
The annual Oktoberfest in Historic Hermann, Missouri is held on every weekend in October beginning Saturday, October 7th and ending Sunday, October 29th. The festival features bier gartens; German music and dancing; tours of historic buildings, sites, cemeteries and wineries; arts and crafts; Fall activities; and all the German food you would want to eat from the restaurants and food stands all along the streets and throughout the beautiful town of Hermann. It is FREE to come to Hermann and attend Oktoberfest. There is an additional charge for some activities and purchases of food and drink.
Times and planned events and activities vary each weekend. See website for a full itinerary of the month long festival.
Hermann, Missouri was established in 1837 as a German Society Settlement and has over 150 historic buildings on the National Register of Historic Places including quaint Bed & Breakfasts, inns, museums, shops, restaurants and wineries. Hermann hosts several festivals throughout the year with the two main ones being Oktoberfest and Maifest. Visit any weekend and there is usually something fun happening in Hermann! Located in Missouri Wine Country and on the Missouri Wine Trail, several historic wineries are located in Hermann: Stone Hill Winery, Hermannhof Winery and OakGlenn Winery.
Directions: Hermann is west of Downtown St. Louis. From Interstate 44, connect with Highway 100 at Exit #251 just west of Grey Summit and go north to Hermann. From Interstate 70, take Exit #175, go south on Highway 19, cross over the Missouri River to Hermann. Or take Highway 100 from Manchester Road in Wildwood, Missouri for the scenic way to Hermann.