Hays October Fest 2002

First Annual Genuine German Oktoberfest Held in the Midwest

21-22 September, 2002
Ellis County Fair Grounds, Hays, Kansas at Exit 157, Interstate 70

Activities include:

Polka Bands:
Olmer Wittman,  Country Dutchmen,  Hermanetts,
Ed Pfeifer Band

German Food
Craft Booths
Music and Dancing
Polka and Square Dancing
German Story Telling
German Singers
Polka Mass
Fun Games for the Kids

Schedule of Events:

Saturday, September 21, 2002
10:00 AMOpening Ceremonies with Bukovina Society German Singers
Food, Beverage and Craft Booths open after ceremonies
1:00 PMCrowning of 2002 Prince & Princess
Traditional Wedding March
3:00 PMWheat Threshing Demonstration
5:00 PMDance Lessons Begin
11:00 PMClosing
Sunday, September 22, 2002
10:00 AM
Polka Mass with the Country Dutchmen and the Catherine Choir
Food, Beverage and Craft Booths open after Mass
1:00 PMDance Contest
Selection of 2003 Prince & Princess
3:00 PMWheat Threshing Demonstration
4:00 PMPolka Bands Jam Session
6:00 PMEnding