Games

Corn Hole, presented by Kettle Kravings

Kettle Kravings is proud to bring you this classic lawn game in which contestants take turns pitching their bean bags at the corn hole platform until they reach a score of 21 points. A bean bag in the hole scores 3 points, while one on the platform scores 1 point. Grab your friends, pick up some delicious kettle corn, and join us for some friendly competition.

 

Stein Holding Contests

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The ultimate test of German strength and endurancethe Stein holding contest. Competitors will hold a full one-liter beer stein in front of them with a straight arm, parallel to the ground. It may be easy at first, but as the contest continues, the real challenge begins. The last man/woman hoisting is the winner. Registration will take place at the festival and the competition itself will be held on the stage within the main beer tent. (see schedule below)

SCHEDULE

Friday/Saturday:

  • Women’s Bracket – register by 6:15PM, contest starts at 6:30PM
  • Men’s Bracket – register by 8:00PM, contest starts at 8:30PM
  • Mixed Two-handed Bracket – register by 8:30PM, contest starts at 8:45PM

Sunday:

  • Kid’s Bracket – register by 2:00PM, contest starts at 3:00PM (Root Beer used in place of beer)

 

Yodeling

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Think you have what it takes to become a yodeling champion? Then bring your best (or worst) voice to the Duluth Oktoberfestival yodeling extravaganza on Saturday starting at 4:15PM.

 

Kids Tug of War

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Line the kids up and let the craziness begin as they compete for bragging rights as the strongest Kinder at the festival. This classic competition will take place around 2:00PM throughout the festival weekend and is a great kid’s activity to keep children active and laughing as you enjoy your bier in the background.

 

Chicken Dance

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The Chicken Dance is for everybody and there will be plenty of opportunities to shake your tail feathers. Throughout the weekend, make sure to join in the dance when you hear the song. And don’t worry about looking silly – that’s the point!

 

Pretzel Toss

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The classic game of ring toss gets a German makeover!  Plungers, pretzels, and the cheer when there’s a “ringer”… what more needs to be said?

 

Brat Toss

Grab a partner and toss a few brats. Teams must complete a toss to-and-fro to see who can get the most brats in their bucket. Careful not to break them as you may end up tossing twice as much. Game on!

 

Nagelbalken

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The objective is simple: to drive a nail into a cross section of wood faster than your opponents. Easy you say? Well then, we will see you at the Duluth Oktoberfestival to see if you actually have what it takes!

 

Barrel Roll

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Feeling strong? In the Barrel Roll, players will push a barrel through the course while racing against the competition. Rules are simple: push the barrel to the finish line as fast as you can. A leader board will be updated throughout the weekend with the fastest times so start stretching now if you want to be crowned the Barrel Roll Champion!