Family Fun Around the Fairgrounds at Oktoberfest

While the racing action will be the primary focus during the 52nd Annual Oktoberfest Race Weekend, there will be plenty of other activities for fans to be a part of during the four-day race event.

On Thursday, October 7th, fans and campers can find out who is the best of the rest with the annual cornhole tournament, starting at noon in the Big Red Barn.  After the races, head on over to the Expo Hall for the Champions party featuring DJ Dan Deicher.

The fun continues Friday, October 8th with day two of the cornhole tournament at noon in the Big Red Barn.  The popular Pet Costume Parade will take place at 2pm outside of the Expo Hall. When the final checkered flag falls on the track, head on over to the Expo Hall as Jacoby Waterproofing presents live music featuring 35 South.

One of the more popular events away from the track happens on Saturday, October 9th with the annual Memorabilia Show in the Big Red Barn starting at 9am. Static Echo will take the Expo Hall stage starting at noon and playing up to race time at 5pm.  After the racing action, 35 South will be on stage again for the Jacoby Waterproofing after race party.

The final day of the four-day race weekend will start off early with the annual pancake breakfast in the Expo Hall at 8am. For kids, the annual pumpkin coloring contest will start at 9am in the Expo Hall.

At 10:45am, the cars and stars will be lined up on the frontstretch for fans to get autographs from their favorite drivers until 11:30am.  The Champions Reunion will get underway at 11am in the Hospitality Chalet.

Make sure to visit the vendors row between the grandstands and Expo Hall during all four days to collect your favorite souvenirs and food. 

Plus, don’t forget to pick up your Oktoberfest Race Weekend official clothing before they sell out!

The Fest campground will open at noon on Monday, October 4th.  There is a practice session scheduled on Wednesday, October 5th from 3pm to 7pm.

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