Oktoberfest Live! Saturday, October 8th, 2016
Leinenkugel's presents Oktoberfest Live! at Kansas City Live! in the Power & Light District. Featuring traditional Oktoberfest contests, games, German Inspired festival food and live entertainment, wiener dog races, prizes and more!
The event is family-friendly from 11 PM-4 PM. After 4 PM, ages 21+ only.
Admission to the event is free from 11-4 PM. After 4 PM, there will be a $10 cover charge at the door or you must have purchased a Tasting Ticket or VIP Ticket. Groups are encouraged to reserve a "Das Boot" Community Table. Tickets are available to purchase at Ticketfly.com. Click here to purchase tickets. To reserve or inquiry about a Das Boot Community Table, contact Leinenkugel's at 816-398-9230.
TASTING TICKETS: ($11 through 9/16 & $15 through 8/7) include admission into Oktoberfest Live!, a tasting glass and a flight of your choice of five craft brews from 4-7pm (2 oz. pours).
VIP TICKETS: ($35) include admission into Oktoberfest Live!, exclusive access to Leinenkugel's patio and bar during the VIP session, a fish fry, gourmet pretzel, two 16 oz. Leinenkugel's beers, a souvenir Oktoberfest plastic mug and a Leinenkugel's swag bag. There are two VIP sessions to choose from: one session is from 4-6 PM and the other session is from 7-9 PM. (Ages 21+ only).
DAS BOOT COMMUNITY TABLE PACKAGE: ($350 in advance) Purchase "Das Boot" community table for you and nine of your closest friends! Ticket includes admission into Oktoberfest, one reserved table (seats 10) from 4-11pm, five pitchers of Miller Lite or Leinenkugel's Oktoberfest beer, commemorative "das boot" glassware, table service and Leinenkugel's swag. To purchase a table, please call Leinenkugel's at 816-398-9230.
WIENER DOG RACE REGISTRATION: Enter your dachshund in the inaugural Oktoberfest Live! Weiner Dog Races! Heats will begin at noon. Non-winners of first round heats can run in consolation races to compete for a place in the finals with the Grand Champion to be crowned among the winners. The Wiener Dog Races will take place in the KC Live! Block. Click here to register your Dachshund. Limited to the first 36 paid entrants. $10 entry fee required.
1 PM: Pretzel Eating Contest
2:30 PM: Golden Keg Tapping with John Leinenkugel
4 PM: Hammerschlagen Contest
5 PM: Stein Stance Contest
5:30 PM: Stein Carrying Contest
6 PM: Sauerkraut Eating Contest
7 PM: Log Lifting Contest
Pre-Registration: Pre-register your ticket at Leinenkugel's on Friday, October 7th beginning at 5pm and receive a complimentary Leinenkugel's beer on us! Please bring your valid photo ID and your ticket.