Central New York Oktoberfest 2022

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Central New York Oktoberfest 2022

Experience the German Oktoberfest celebration in true Bavarian style in CNY! $5 charitable donation. Ages 16 years old and under free.

When and where

Location

New York State Fairgrounds-Center of Progress Building 581 State Fair Boulevard Syracuse, NY 13209

Map and directions

How to get there

Refund Policy

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About this event

Saturday, October 15th & Sunday, October 16th

Join us for a 2022 Oktoberfest at the New York State Fairgrounds! The German American Society of CNY has partnered with The Great New York State Marathon to host a weekend full of road races and German cultural celebration!

German American Society Oktoberfest

We will have traditional German food and music. Imported German beer as well as domestic favorites. Local wine selection. Vendors including German apparel and decor. There will be raffles, Stein hoist contest, the Bier Puppet, and a variety of activities, vendors and more! Traditional Oktoberfest music and dancers provided by Syracuse Oktoberfest Band, pictured below! Bring the family, children 16 and under are free.

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The Great New York State Marathon

This weekend of races starts at the Chevy Court on the New York State Fairgrounds and passes through a series of beautiful tree lined trails with magnificent Fall colors and crisp fresh air around Onondaga Lake. The weekend kicks off the morning of Saturday October 15th with the 5k and 10k runs. Then continues the morning of Sunday October 16th with the full and half marathon's. All courses are certified and the marathon is a Boston Qualifier.

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Admission

Admission is $5 charitable donation per person. However admission is included if you sign up for one of the Great NYS Marathon Weekends races!

Proceeds from admission go towards the German American Society to fund its scholarship program for students of German and Kelleigh's Cause to fund rare disease research.

Tickets are sold online and at the door (Center of Progress Building)

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Parking

Parking will be free in the Orange lot on the NYS Fairgrounds.

Schedule

Schedule for band and contest times coming soon!

Saturday October 15th 2022: Doors Open to German American Club Members and Great NYS Marathon participants/guests at 10:00 AM. Doors Open to General Public at 11:00 AM. Saturday events end at 5:00 PM.

Sunday October 16th 2022: Doors Open to German American Club Members and Great NYS Marathon participants/guests at 10:00 AM. Doors Open to General Public at 11:00 AM. Sunday events end at 4:00 PM.

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