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Oktoberfest - Friday, Saturday & Sunday, October 6, 7 & 8, 2017
Be part of an annual autumn event that celebrates our community’s heritage. Under our large heated tent, enjoy live musical entertainment ranging from classic German oompah music to classic rock, along with German beer and cuisine (view menu here). Family-friendly activities will be available on Saturday from noon-3 pm. 

The entrance to the festival will be through the Pre-Emption House Visitor Center. Parking is available in the Municipal Parking Garage on the corner of Eagle and Aurora and in the Naper Settlement visitor's lot on Porter Avenue and Webster Street. All proceeds benefit the Naperville Heritage Society.

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Friday 5-10 PM; Saturday Noon-10 PM; Sunday Noon-5 PM
On Saturday, October 7, 2017, the Naper Settlement historic buildings will be open from 1-4 PM only. Admission to Oktoberfest will apply ($15). 

Live Music Schedule
October 6: Polka Party Friday 
5:30–7:30 PM Alpine Thunder 
8–10 PM Polkaholics 
October 7: Rocktoberfest Saturday 
12–3 PM Family Activities
3–5 PM Die Musikmeisters Band
5:30–7:30 PM Freeze Dried
8–10 PM Stache
October 8: Traditional Bavarian Sunday 
12:30–2:30 PM Jimmy’s Bavarians
3–5 PM The Happy Wanderers


$15 adult; $10 youth (4-12 yrs). 
Under 4 years old and Naper Settlement Members are free.
Online ticket sales end at noon on Thursday prior to event. Plenty of tickets available in the Naper Settlement Visitor Center and at the door.

Saturday admission also includes touring of Naper Settlement. Because Oktoberfest is a Special Event, free admission for Naperville Residents does not apply.

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Membership includes admission to all special events, including Civil War Days, Naper Nights, Oktoberfest and All Hallows Eve.

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Questions about Oktoberfest?
Email or call 630.420.6010 weekdays 8 am-4 pm

Become a Sponsor! 
Please contact or call 630.420.6016 to request a sponsorship package or discuss Naper Settlement's sponsorship opportunities. 

SpringHill Suites Chicago Naperville/Warrenville is offering corporate rates for Naper Settlement overnight guests!

We Salute our Sponsors!

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 Oktoberfest will take place rain or shine! However, in the case of unsafe weather - lightning, tornado, etc. Naper Settlement will close the grounds. All events and prices are subject to change without notice. Special event rates may vary.

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