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October 4 & 5, 2019

The ever-popular Oktoberfest makes its return to Naper Settlement to kick off Fall! The 10th annual Oktoberfest celebrates our community’s heritage over two days of fun for the whole family, while honoring the 50th anniversary of the Naperville Heritage Society! Enjoy live musical entertainment ranging from traditional German Oompah music to classic rock along with German beer and cuisine under a huge heated tent. Grab your Alpine hat and lederhosen and join us for the sights, smells, and sounds of Fall, German style!

The Line-Up

We have an exciting list of performers and activities available for you to enjoy this year! Check them out below!

Friday, October 4, 5-10 PM

Stay tuned for all the details!

Saturday, October 5, 12-10 PM

Stay tuned for all the details!

Purchase your membership here

Man playing an accordion at Oktoberfest
Oktoberfest band on stage


$15 Adult; $10 Youth (4 to 12)
Members & children under 4 are free!
*All proceeds benefit the Naperville Heritage Society. No refunds will be issued. Please see below for full policy.

Online ticket sales will end at noon the Thursday before the event. Tickets and Memberships may be purchased at the gate. No advance ticket discounts.

Become a member today to get in free! Membership includes admission to all special events, including Naper Nights, Oktoberfest, and All Hallows Eve.

Event Policies

Naperville Heritage Society Special Events have additional policies to the Naper Settlement's museum policy.

All patrons must prepare for and complete a bag check.

Photographs may be taken and used in promotional materials.

No outside food or drinks. One factory sealed bottle of unflavored water or one empty beverage container (no glass) per person is permitted.

No pets are allowed. Service Animals are permitted.

Smoking and vaping are permitted in designated areas only.


The entrance to the festival will be through the Pre-Emption House Visitor Center. Free 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.

Inclement Weather

All Naperville Heritage Society events take place rain or shine. However, in the case of unsafe weather - lightning, tornado, etc. - Naper Settlement will close the grounds and cancel the event for the safety of its patrons.

Refund Policy

All events and prices are subject to change without notice. Special event rates may vary. No refunds will be given in the event of inclement weather.


Email or call 630.420.6010 weekdays between 8:30 AM and 4 PM.

Become a Sponsor!

Email Naper Settlement or call 630.305.7048 to learn more about Naper Settlement's sponsorship opportunities.

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

Thank you to our 2019 Oktoberfest Sponsors!

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