In addition to the authentic German cuisine, German Biergartens, and plethora of art & craft vendors, there are a variety of FREE entertainment activities for all ages!

Other Attractions:

  • See if you can spy our wandering accordionist Bob Wilusz in full German Traditional Clothing!

  • Look for the Komatsu "Big Loader" at the top of Main Street in our Community Corner section.

  • Visit the carnival organ in Kindertown!

Rocktoberfest Entertainment Stage:

10:00 AM   Army Band

11:30 AM   3 Dot Polka Band

1:00 PM   Best Traditional German Dress Contest*

1:30 PM-  5:45PM   Tokyo Joe  & Cash Money Experience

Ritz Theater FREE Puppet Shows:


11:00 AM-  The Tortoise & The Hare

12:30 PM-  The Tortoise & The Hare

2:00 PM-   The Tortoise & The Hare

All shows by the Columbia Marionette Theater!

Kindertown FREE Kids Activities:


Rock Climbing Wall

Wally's Great Adventure Ride

Inflatable Wacky Slide

V5 Bungee Trampoline

Midlands SC Muscle & Classic Cars:

Look for this local group of car buffs at the Corner of McKibben & Harrington Streets by the setting of downtown's Classic Coca-Cola Mural.

*Best Traditional German Dress Contest

Contest is FREE and open to all ages and will be conducted in 3 categories; Women's Traditional Dress, Men's Traditional Dress, and Kid's Traditional Dress (up to age 16). Contestants are to meet 5 minutes before the time of the contest, at the right side of the Rocktoberfest Stage. When your category is called contestants will line up in front of the stage. Winners will be selected based on applause from the crowd. Winners will receive a FREE Newberry Oktoberfest T-Shirt.