Oktoberfest

Location: Beer Garden

Date: September 25 & 26, 2021

Zoogoers can toss on their lederhosen and enjoy live polka music at the Beer Garden from 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. on Brookfield Zoo’s East Mall to celebrate Oktoberfest presented by Leinenkugel’s. The event is free with general admission. Available for purchase will be Leinenkugel’s Oktoberfest beer and a seasonal menu with bratwurst, sausages, pretzels with beer cheese, and more. Spot the Leinie’s PolkaPedi, and if you’re over 21, you may just get your hands on some complimentary memorabilia.

SCHEDULE
Saturday, September 25
Live music from the Die Musikmeisters - 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Mobile music from our PolkaPedi* - 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Live Music from Alpine Thunder - 2:30 - 5:00 p.m.
*Traveling throughout the park and handing out free gifts courtesy of Leinenkugel’s!

Sunday, September 26
Live music from The Happy Wanderers - 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Mobile music from our PolkaPedi* - 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
*Traveling throughout the park and handing out free gifts courtesy of Leinenkugel’s!

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