Main Stage Schedule
6:00 PM | Swiss Alphorn Quartet
7:00 PM | Brat Eating Contest (Register Below)
7:30 PM | STV Almrausch
8:30 PM | The German Band of North Texas
11:00 AM | Wiener Dog Fashion Show (Register Below)
12:30 PM | Alpine Dancers Edelweiss
2:00 PM | Swiss Alphorn Quartet
3:00 PM | Stein Racing Contest (Register Below)
3:30 PM | STV Almrausch
4:30 PM | The German Band of North Texas
7:30 PM | Masskrugstemmen (Strong Man) Contest (Register Below)
8:00 PM | The Flying Balalaika Bros
Wiener Dog Fashion Show
Participate in the Wiener Dog Fashion Show!
Wiener dog fashion show details
Steinfest will be holding the annual Wiener Dog Fashion Show, brought to you by Dogtopia, on Saturday, October 21 at 11:00 a.m. in Haggard Park. Bring your furry babies decked out in their best dress for our judges, and both you and your dog could win prizes and treats. There is no costume theme, just be creative and cute. The grand prize is a $100 cash prize, a ribbon, and a surprise from Dogtopia!
Entry into the fashion show is not exclusively for wiener dogs. You do not have to register to have your four-legged friend included in the fashion show, but it is encouraged. Please use the form below to register your dog for the 2nd Annual Wiener Dog Fashion Show.
Do you have the steins to compete?
Brat eating contest
If the food is your favorite part of Steinfest, test the strength of your stomach in this tasty competition! Participants will compete to see who can eat the most Bratwursts in five minutes. Come hungry and ready to win the grand prize- a grill donated by Home Depot and a t-shirt!
This competition will take place on Friday, October 20 at 7 PM. There is NO COST to enter, but spots are limited.All participants must be 18 or older. Only the first 20 people to register get to compete; everyone else will be put on a wait list.
stein racing contest
Join in on this classic Oktoberfest competition, made possible at Steinfest by The Vested Group! Participants must race to the finish line while holding beer-filled steins. The participant who crosses the finish line with the least amount of spilled beer wins a $100 cash prize and a t-shirt!
This competition will take place Saturday, October 21 at 3 PM. There is NO COST to enter, but spots are limited. All participants must be 21+ and will receive a souvenir Stein and one beer. Only the first 20 people to register get to compete; everyone else will be put on a wait list.
masskrugstammen (strong man) CONTEST
This is the competition for you uber Steinfest fans! The masskrugstammen is a contest of strength where participants have to hold a beer-filled stein out at a 90 degree angle for as long as they possibly can. The last one standing with their stein held out straight is deemed the winner of the masskrugstammen and will be awarded a $100 Whole Foods Market giftcard and a t-shirt!
This competition will take place on Saturday, October 21 at 7:30 PM. There is NO COST to enter, but spots are limited. All participants must be 21+ and will receive a souvenir Stein and one beer. Only the first 20 people to register get to compete; everyone else will be put on a wait list.
Bring the whole family!
Kid's activities available at steinfest
Steinfest is a family-friendly event. There's something for everyone to do, including the kids! Besides dancing to Polka music and cheering at the Wiener Dog Fashion Show, Steinfest will have a Kiddie Play Patch, made possible by Raising Canes. There will be all kinds of fun activities, including:
- A petting zoo
- Face painting
- Fall harvest photo-ops
- Bounce houses
- Outdoor games
- And more!
Come join us for some fall festival fun! There will be a Kid's wristband available for 10 tickets that gives full access to the bounce houses and petting zoo for both days of Steinfest.