Local Festivals


The community is known for the annual Minster Oktoberfest, held during the first weekend that contains a date in October. The Oktoberfest, which draws over 80,000 people to the Village, emphasizes the community's rich German heritage. The people of Minster feel that the Oktoberfest is not just an event; it's a feeling, a spirit, a happy mood that conveys the warmth and friendliness of the community.

This fun filled festival provides delights for all. Sing and dance to German music. Taste the hearty German foods. Watch the spectacular parade featuring colorful floats, marching bands, and many local celebrities. See the many events in the Gazebo and the Spazz Plaz. Take part in the beer tray relay, the 10K run, and any numerous other games. Visit the large arts and crafts area.

This year's edition of the Minster Oktoberfest promises to be an enjoyable way to spend an early autumn weekend for the entire family. Come and enjoy!

Town Crier Blog

Posted 09/22/17 by the Town Crier
Posted 09/22/17 by the Town Crier
Posted 09/21/17 by the Town Crier
Posted 09/21/17 by the Town Crier