German heritage Days (oktoberfest)

come celebrate with us!

Come celebrate Oktoberfest in Nauvoo, IL
Our first Oktoberfest will be held on October 28, 2022 – 6:00 -9:00 PM.

This event is free, but we welcome donations on Eventbrite!



The German polka band Heidelberg (from Quincy, Illinois) will be performing assorted music Friday evening.
Heidelberg on Facebook

Vaudeville Valley Circus
Vaudeville Valley Circus

The VaVa Circus (from Springfield, Illinois) will be performing a family-friendly Halloween performance as well as providing some fire-spinning entertainment on Saturday evening.
VaVa Circus on Facebook

Weiner Schnitzel
German Cuisine

German foods will be available from the various eateries in Nauvoo the day of the festival.

Stick Around

On Saturday, October 29, we have the annual Halloween parade and Pumpkin Walk on Mulholland Street from dusk to 9PM.
Image courtesy of Debbie Bloyd-Brown on Facebook

Did You Know?

The first Oktoberfest was held in Germany in 1810.

Before You Go

Fairy Door Trail
Nauvoo Fairy Door Trail

The Nauvoo Fairy Door Trail is a fun a new way to experience Nauvoo. Visitors can see many varieties of Fairy Doors up and down Mulholland St.

Nauvoo Fairy Door Trail on Facebook

See the Sights

Drive around Nauvoo and see all the funny and scary Nauvoo homes and businesses decorated for Halloween.