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1301 Lake Shore Blvd.

Guten Tag! Camp Eastman is the place to be as we celebrate two fun-filled weekends at the 31st Annual Oktoberfest in the huge, one-acre tent!

Join us for our fun-packed Stein Hoisting Competition on Saturday, September 15 at 7:00PM! $20 fee to compete also gets you an Oktoberfest pitcher with your first fill free as well as a souvenir Oktoberfest stein. For more info please see the tab below. *Must be 21 and over to compete and space is limited to 20 participants*

General Information

September 7 & 8
Friday: 4pm to 11pm
Saturday: Noon to 11pm

September 14 & 15
Friday: Noon to 11pm
Saturday: Noon to 11pm

  • Oktoberfest is held rain or shine. All events are subject to change without notice. Sorry, no refunds.
  • Only service dogs allowed on grounds during Town events
  • ATM on premises.

Want to Have Your Own Party Under the Big Tent?

Book your event at our giant tent at Camp Eastman!

The tent is available August and September. For more information click here or call (585) 336-6070.

  1. Admission
  2. Music Schedule
  3. Featured Entertainers
  4. Stein Hoist Contest
  5. Sponsors
  6. Groups


Admission tickets are $10.00 at the gate. Children under 12 are FREE when accompanied by an adult.
Friday, Sept. 14 from Noon to 3pm - admission is only $5.00


Select Seating / VIP Area

Want to party in style? Reserve your table in our full service VIP section! Check out our Select Seating reservation form by clicking here

VIP tickets include:
  • Preferred parking
  • Event admission
  • Adult seating for 8/10 at reserved tables in an elevated VIP section
  • Finest German food, beverages (beer, soda, wine) and desserts included!
  • Full host & waitress service (no lines!)
  • All your favorite Oktoberfest entertainment

Gratuity not included
Take-outs are not permitted
Each day, hours of live performances - including German bands and master yodeler - ignite the spirit of Gemütlichkeit at Oktoberfest!
 Oktoberfest Music Header

 First Weekend

Hilby & Joe Maloy perform during band breaks

Second Weekend

Joe Maloy performs during band breaks

Friday, September 7
Gates Open at 4pm

5:30pm - Hilby

6:00pm - The Frankfurters

Friday, September 14
Gates Open at Noon

12:00pm - Joe Maloy

12:30pm - The Krazy Firemen

5:00pm - The Alphorn Society

6:00pm - The Krazy Firemen with Richard Brandl

Saturday, September 8
Gates Open at Noon

1:00pm - Hilby

1:30pm - The Krazy Firemen

5:30pm - Hilby

6:00pm - The German-American Musicians

Saturday, September 15
Gates Open at Noon

1:00pm - Joe Maloy

1:30pm - The Bergholz Band of Western NY

5:30pm - Joe Maloy

6:00pm - The Krazy Firemen with Richard Brandl

*Please note: Entertainment schedule subject to change without notice*

2018 Featured Entertainers



The Skinny German Juggle Boy

The Krazy Firemen

The Krazy Firemen

Rochester's Original Oktoberfest Band

The Frankfurters

The Frankfurters

Joe Maloy

Joe Maloy

Mr. Oktoberfest!

The Alphorn Society

The Alphorn Society

Bergholz Band

Bergholz Band of Western NY

Happy carefree musical expression of “Gemutlichkeit.”

Buffalo's German Big Band

The German-American Musicians

Buffalo's "BIG" German Band

Richard Brandl

Richard Brandl

Master Yodeler

Shamrock Jack's Stein Hoist Contest


Saturday, Sept. 15 at 7:00PM
Time is approximate

Cost: $20 Per Competitor

For competing, each participant will receive an Oktoberfest beer pitcher with their first fill free as well as an Oktoberfest souvenir stein.


Participants will be timed as they compete to be the last man and woman standing.

The rules are simple:

  • Steins Up: Participants must use one arm only to hold their stein perfectly straight in front of them, parallel to the floor
  • Sipping & Spilling: Once a participant starts to spill, or drops or bends their arm - they're out!
  • Time Matters: The last man and the last woman standing will be the grand prize winners!
  • Limited to first 20 Participants to sign up.
  • Contestants must be 21 years old and up.
  • Grand Prize:

    The last man and the last woman standing will each win a gift basket provided by Irondequoit's own Shamrock Jack's Pub with a value of more than $200!

    All contestants will receive a 2018 Oktoberfest beer pitcher with their first fill free.

    Sign Up:

    Online: Click Here!
    Call: 585-336-6070
    In Person: Irondequoit Community Center (154 Pinegrove Ave.)
    *Contestants May Register at Oktoberfest*

    *Rules and details subject to change. Please check this page periodically for updates*

    Special Thanks to Our Sponsors!

    Photo: Genesee OktoberfestPhoto: LabattPhoto: Sam Adams

    Photo: Silver FlossPhoto: WHAM

    Photo: Paris KirwanPhoto: Brown and Brown

    Photo: M&T BankPhoto: Diamond Packaging

    Photo: Local 13Photo: Teamster Local 118Photo: Monroe Piping

    Photo: United HealthcarePhoto: O'Loughlin's


    Arrangements can be made by contacting Irondequoit Bureau of Recreation at (585) 336-6078, or fax us at (585) 336-6084. Be sure to mention Oktoberfest when you call.


    Preferred Group Hotel Rates - Call the Hampton Inn (1323 East Ridge Road) at 585-339-3500 and mention Irondequoit Oktoberfest.

    Hampton Inn Oktoberfest Happy Hours - September 12, 13, & 14
    From 5:30pm to 7:00pm

    Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with any questions regarding accommodations or tour groups.