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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 32nd Annual Oktoberfest in the huge, one-acre tent!

From German food and music to the Oktobercade, Stein Hoist Contest & Kinderfest, Oktoberfest has something for everyone! See the Events & Activities tab below for your Oktoberfest favorites and some new activities as well.

General Information

September 6 & 7
Friday: 4pm to 11pm
Saturday: Noon to 11pm

September 13 & 14
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. Events / Activities
  3. Music Schedule
  4. Featured Entertainers
  5. Sponsors
  6. Groups


Regular Admission: $10.00 at the gate. Children under 12 are FREE when accompanied by an adult.
"$8 After 8" Admission:NEW! Come to Oktoberfest at 8PM or after and admission is only $8.
Friday, Sept. 13 from Noon to 3pm: Admission is only $5.00

Pre-Sale Tickets: Purchase your tickets ahead of time for only $8! Call 336-6070 or visit the Irondequoit Recreation Office at 154 Pinegrove Ave.


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

For more info. call (585) 336-6070 x5017 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Gratuity not included
Take-outs are not permitted

2019 Oktoberfest Events & Activities


Saturday, Sept. 7 & Saturday, Sept. 14 from 2:00pm to 7:00pm
FREE activities for kids.

Saturday, September 7:

  • Bounce Houses
  • Root Bier Garten with Kids Stein
  • Games
  • Balloon Twisting
  • Face Painting
  • Pretzel Necklace Making Station

Saturday, September 14:

  • Bounce Houses
  • Kids "Axe" Throwing
  • Games
  • Face Painting
  • Root Bier Garten

Note: Kids under 16 get FREE admission with paid adult during the hours of Kinderfest. Adults that come to Kinderfest with children will receive a stamp that is good for re-entry later in the day if they choose to come back.

Sponsored by: Wellington Steele & Associates

"Don Your Dirndl" Competition

Saturday, Sept. 7 - 7:00PM
Can you be Oktoberfest's best dressed?! Wear your best lederhosen, dirndl or German gear for this fun competition. Best male and female dressed wins a prize - no entry fee required.


Friday, Sept. 13 & Saturday, Sept. 14
Come for the music, beer & food - stay for the Oktobercade! Axe throwing cage, arcade games & more.

Billiards Tournament

Saturday, Sept. 14 from Noon to 4PM
Are you a pool shark disguised in lederhosen or a dirndl?... Sign up to compete in this year's pool tournament sponsored by East Ridge Billiards!

8 Ball and 9 Ball Triangle
1 Game Single Elimination
$5 entry fee gets you into the tournament on Sept. 14 AND 2 free admission tickets to Oktoberfest good for any time.
To register of for more info, call Tournament Manager Bruce Prince at 957-6984

Stein Hoist Contest

Saturday, Sept. 14
Do you have what it takes to hoist a stein to Oktoberfest glory? Sign up for our annual stein hoist competition
Sponsored by: Shamrock Jacks

COST: $20 per competitor
Each participant will receive an Oktoberfest beer pitcher with their first fill free

Participants will be times as they compete to be the last man & woman standing.

  • 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 2019 Oktoberfest beer pitcher with their first fill free.

SIGN UP: Call 336-6070

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 6
Gates Open at 4pm

5:30pm - Hilby

6:00pm - Fritz's Polka Band

Friday, September 13
Gates Open at Noon

12:00pm - Joe Maloy

12:30pm - The Adlers Band

5:00pm - Marianna

6:00pm - The Krazy Firemen with Richard Brandl

Saturday, September 7
Gates Open at Noon

1:00pm - Hilby

1:30pm - Schutzengiggles

5:30pm - Hilby

6:00pm - The Frankfurters

Saturday, September 14
Gates Open at Noon

1:00pm - Joe Maloy

1:30pm - The Adlers Band

5:00pm - Marianna

6:00pm - The Krazy Firemen with Richard Brandl

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

2019 Featured Entertainers



The Skinny German Juggle Boy

The Krazy Firemen

The Krazy Firemen

Rochester's Original Oktoberfest Band

The Frankfurters

The Frankfurters

"WEstern New York's Most Popular German Band"

Joe Maloy

Joe Maloy

Mr. Oktoberfest!

Fritz's Polka Band

Fritz's Polka Band

Not your stereotypical polka band!



Traditional German Brass Ooompah Band!

The Adlers Band

The Adlers Band

An Oktoberfest Party Band with a perfect blend of Austrian, German and American music



Authentic German music and yodeling

Richard Brandl

Richard Brandl

Master Yodeler

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 - T.B.D.

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