• 10:30 am
    HHS Marching Band

  • 11:00-1:00 pm
    El Zagal German Band

  • 1:30-2:30 pm
    The Squires Band

  • 2:30-4:00 pm
    Harold Johnson Band

  • 4:00-6:00 pm
    The Squires Band

  • 6:00-7:30 pm
    Harold Johnson Band

  • 7:30-8:30 pm
    ​The Squires Band

  • 8:30 am
    Lake Elsie Fun Run & Walk
    Oktoberfest Colorfest
    Registration at 8:30 am - Walk/Run begins at 9 am
    ​Meet at Legion Memorial Building near Lake Elsie
    For more information call Doreen at 701-640-2557
  • 8:00-2:00 pm
    Art Show Exhibit - Hanknson Public Library
  • 9:00-2:00 pm
    Sidewalk Sales & Craft Fair

  • 10:45 am
    Oktoberfest Ceremonial Start
    Hankinson American Legion
    Beer Tent

  • 11:00-3:00 pm
    Children's Crafts, Games, & Face Painting

  • 12:00 pm
    Money Hunt in the Grain
    Sponsored by Wheaton-Dumont Elevator



Hankinson, North Dakota
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  • 1:00-3:00 pm
    ​Hammerschlagen Contest
    Sponsored by Lincoln State Bank

  • 2:00-6:00 pm 
    Anytime Fun
    Four inflatables, zero gravity gyrosphere, and bow & arrow rush
  • 4:00 pm
    Yodeling Contest

  • 5:00 pm
    Kiddie Pedal Car Races
    Sponsored by Aurora Plumbing, Electrical,
    ​Heating & Cooling

  • 7:00 pm
    ​Bean Bag Tournament

    Sponsored by TG Sanitation
  • 8:30 pm
    ​Fireworks Display
    Sponsored by JStarr Oil

​​​For more information 

Contact Julie Falk
​at 701-242-7414

Above:  North Dakota Commerce Commissioner Jay Schuler "taps" the first keg as Mayor Loren Hovel declares the official opening of 16th Annual Hankinson Oktoberfest festivities.

Hankinson's 16th Annual  Oktoberfest Celebration

Saturday, September 30, 2017

Join us for a day filled with music, food, and fun for the whole family!

Sponsored by:  

Hankinson Commercial Club


  • 11:00-3:00 pm
    German Food Booths
    Brats, Sauerkraut, Hot German Potato Salad, Kuchen, Knoephla Soup, Keg Root Beer, Laugerbrezel & more
  • 4:00-8:00 pm