Does it cost to attend?

The event is free to enter.  If you are 21 and over and plan to drink wrist bands are $2.


Can I bring outside food/drink?

No outside food or beverage are permitted so bring cash and support our vendors.


Do you take credit cards or is it cash only?

No ATMs will be on grounds.


Can I bring my dog, cat, pig, ferret, or any other animal?

Unfortunately, no animals are allowed unless they are service animals with proper documentation.


Is Hays Oktoberfest a kid-friendly event?

Yes! Hays Oktoberfest caters to all families, especially on Saturday with our kid friendly games.


What kind of beer will you serve?

We serve a variety of cold canned beer, including specialty craft beer from our local Defiance Brewery.


Will there be a place to charge my phone?

Yes, we will have charging stations set up around the grounds available for anyone to use.


Will COVID-19 place restrictions on the event?

Although Oktoberfest will commence as planned, we highly recommend wearing a mask and following CDC social distancing protocol of staying 6 feet apart.


The Volga German Centennial Association exists to preserve Volga German history and traditions while educating younger generations about the ways of their forbearers.


PO BOX 1314, Hays, KS 67601

Phone: (785) 623-1240

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