Date: Saturday, September 21
Time: 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location: Lake Forest City Hall
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Address: 220 Deerpath
Lake Forest IL
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Gather under the tent with family & friends. Enjoy games for all ages, food, music & beer. Fall Fest soon will be here. Those looking to enjoy all things German – and wanting to give back to the community – may want to head to Lake Forest City Hall Parking Lot. The event will feature a beer garden, live bands, German food, as well as games and activities.


Coming soon!


• Admission: $10 (Kids under 5 are free)
• Premier Parking Pass: $20 – As space is available. In/Out privileges.
​• General Parking: $10 – day of event only, as space is available (cash only)
No Coolers - Food and Beverages available for Purchase.
All proceeds after festival expenses are used to support the great year-round programs of your Lake Forest Parks and Recreation Department. Thank you for your support!
The Lake Forest Oktoberfest is a community event and fundraiser completely run by volunteers to provide a safe and fun environment for families. We are so grateful to our sponsors who have helped make this event a reality!
Online tickets sales are open!
Buy tickets here: Oktoberfest 2017

Marketing & Sponsorship Opportunities

Looking to connect with active consumers at this event? For pricing and a customized benefits package, please contact Norine Smyth at 312-799-0354 or Laura Wilke at 773-584-6669.