Oktoberfest  - October 1 & 2

Oktoberfest Crowd in Beer TentTraditional cuisine and authentic beer will be overflowing in a giant heated tent, with lively Oompah music during the day and over-the-top rock music on Saturday night.

Oktoberfest returns to Naper Settlement on Friday, October 1 from 5:00-10:00 p.m. and Saturday, October 2 from 12:00-10:00 p.m. Celebrate fall inside the event's signature beer tent with live music, traditional German cuisine, live polka bands, rock music at night,  themed contests, and a selection of local and traditional Oktoberfest beer varieties. During the day on Saturday, an expanded children's area will have activities for the whole family!

Adult: $15 , Youth (4-12): $10 | Please secure your tickets in advance for this popular event!

Member Tickets | Please secure your member tickets ahead of time while they are available. If a special event sells out, you will not be able to claim your member tickets. To secure your member ticket,  please login to your online member account by choosing SIGN IN in the upper right of the page. If you do not have a member account setup or have questions, please reach out to us at 630.420.6010.

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Please note: If you are purchasing tickets for October 2, please click on the "All Tickets" button above to go to the ticketing page. From there, you need to select "Other Dates" and scroll through the calendar to select October 2.

Oktoberfest Music Line-Up

Friday, October 1

  • Ed Wagner's Lustige Blaskapelle (5:30-7:30 PM)
  • Polkaholics (8-10 PM)

Saturday, October 2

  • The Happy Wanderers (12:30-2:30 PM)
  • Alpine Thunder (3-5 PM)
  • Freeze Dried (5:30-7:30 PM)
  • Brass from the Past (8-10 PM)

Thank you to our 2021 Sponsors!

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Become a Sponsor!

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

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.


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. All ticket sales are final. No refunds, exchanges, or rain checks will be given in the event of inclement weather. Dated tickets may not be exchanged.

Hotel Accommodations 

For hotel accommodations, please book with our sponsor, Fairfield Inn & Suites Chicago Naperville, by clicking here.