Maifest food

The plan is to have 3-4 good food booths available from the Oktoberfest line up.

Watch for details.

Maifest beers

The brewfest formart will give our festival attendees a chance to try some great beers and drink a glass of their favorites. 15-20 breweries will be represented and they will each bring 2 beers, giving people 30-40 options to taste.

Breweries confirmed include:

Benedictine Brewery – Mt Angel

Mt Angel Maifest

Mt Angel Maifest, brought to you from Mt Angel Oktoberfest

A new festival from the Mt Angel Oktoberfest Board of Directors, welcoming spring and planting season. The 2023 dates will be May 19-21, Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

Brewfest format

New in 2023, this festival will be held in the Festhalle/Biergarten and be different from Oktoberfest. There will be food, music and beer! The format will be more of a Brewfest style, with the opportunity to either purchase beer tastes or full 14 oz drafts.

Beer (and other beverages)

We are expecting to have between 30-40 beers, from 15-20 breweries to offer a large selection for tasting.

Already on board:

  • Benedictine Brewery with St. Michael Helles Lager

Details are unfolding and plans are being completed.


Chardon Polka Band will be the headliner for the event! An Oktoberfest favorite will be returning from Ohio just to perform at Maifest!

Z-Musikmakers will be there, and another festival favorite…. Festival Brass!


Checking with our Oktoberfest food vendors for a good selection of tastes. More details to come!

Kick Off Oktoberfest Olympics

Rules and regulations:

  • This is held at the Mt Angel Oktoberfest KICK OFF Party, Sept 9, 2023. This is NOT during the Oktoberfest, but at the Kick Off party the weekend prior. Please be sure all team members can attend.
  • Limited to 9 teams
  • 5 team members
  • All team members must be 21 years of age or older
  • All team members must compete in one of the events
  • Team ticket bundle will be purchased for $150 ($30/team member) after registration is completed and accepted
  • Sign a waiver before competing
  • Each team member registered by Aug 25 will receive team shirt


To sign up, please send ALL of the following information to to complete registration. Incomplete registration will not be accepted.

Kick off team registration form

  • Hammerschlagen
  • Keg roll and stack at Mt Angel Oktoberfest
  • Board members pose with kegs at Mt Angel Oktoberfest
  • Sausage eating competition
  • Touch of Bavaria sponsors the Oktoberfest Olympics.
  • The stein hold at Mt Angel Oktoberfest