Main Street Kent Oktoberfest

Saturday, September 24, 2022 | noon-10pm

Join us for the annual Kent Oktoberfest! Seasonal beer, German inspired food, polka music and MORE! This year’s event is generously sponsored by Platform Beer Co., Hometown Bank, Portage Community Bank, The Portager, Klaben Auto Stores and AMETEK. Cash and credit cards accepted!

Glassware will not be available at the event due to our concern for public health. No pets permitted, per city ordinance. Downtown businesses will not be selling DORA beverages on Sept. 24 in support of this fundraising event for Main Street Kent.


Noon – Mike Wojtila Trio (polka!)
German Family Society Youth Dancers – 12:30, 1:30, & 2:30
~ Join the fun and dance along during the 2:30 performance!
3:30 – Memphis Cradle
5:30 – City of Invention
8:00 – That 80’s Band

Good Eats

Daisy Pops – cake pops baked with Platform beer: chocolate stout, Bavarian cream, apple pie shandy and yammy pumpkin
Dom’s Wood Fired Pies – wood-fired pizzas
Erie Street Kitchen – beer cheese soup, pretzel bites, brats & kraut, fries, hot dog baskets, braised red cabbage, German potato salad
Over Easy @ The Depot – hot dogs and pulled pork sandwiches
Pierogi Lady – a variety of handmade pierogi, chicken paprikash, haluski & polska platters
Popped! – beer roasted nuts, popcorn (caramel, kettle, cheese) & caramel apples
Ray’s Place – beer brat sandwiches, German potato salad, stuffed cabbage rolls & chocolate cake

Also serving German fare nearby during the event:
GRAZERS 123 N. Water St. — Mac Attack: mac & cheese, BBQ pulled pork & bacon; cabbage & noodles (until 5pm)

Beer Here

With three beer trucks in the event area, we’re offering a variety of great beverages: 3 different seasonal Platform varieties, Spaten Oktoberfest, Goose Island Oktoberfest, 2 pumpkin ales, and a black cherry seltzer. Something for everyone! Offerings will vary by truck and will be posted. Prost!

All beverages will be served in recyclable plastic cups; no glassware will be available for purchase and guests may not use glassware from previous events. Commemorative plastic Oktoberfest beer pitchers will be available while supplies last. Cash and  credit cards accepted.

– Beer – $6
– Pitcher – $23
– Pitcher refill – $18