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DANK Haus Oktoberfest 

Open Haus Stammtisch

Friday, October 21st
7:30-11:00 PM


Cap off your Oktoberfest season at the best fest in town! Our indoor Oktoberfest features live music from Paloma Band of Chicago, authentic German food and drinks, and more! Attendees will enjoy plenty of yodeling, dancing, and pretzel eating starting at 7:30 PM.

Our historic Marunde Ballroom, located on the 5th floor, will be decorated in traditional festival style and our signature vintage bar will feature imported German Spaten Oktoberfest, Würzburger and local Festzelt Oktoberfest beers on tap. Come hungry and enjoy Thüringer, Bratwurst, Leberkäse, potato salad, sauerkraut, pretzels and Landjäger!

Guests can enter our famous "Stein Holding Contest" and dance to the music of Paloma Band of Chicago. Come wearing your finest Dirndl and Lederhosen to the Oktoberfest of the Season at the DANK Haus!


$5 Donation at the door

Snacks & Drinks for purchase

Free parking at 5/3 Bank at Western & Gunnison


The Paloma Band will be our entertainment for the evening. Paloma: We're not your father's oompah band!

Food & Drink

We will have delicious German favorites including Leberkäse, Bratwurst, and more!

What to Wear

Come wearing your best Dirndl or Lederhosen!


Show off your skills and style by entering in our Stein Holding contest or our Trachten contest!

Childcare Services

We are happy to provide childcare and family friendly activities for children over the age of 3! Children will be served hot dogs, fruit, and juice. They will also be able to play Oktoberfest themed games and activities, or watch a move in German.

Details TBD

Press Release & Media Coverage

DANK Haus German American Cultural Center is once again holding their long awaited Oktoberfest Stammtisch to close out Oktoberfest season with a bang!

Read the Press Release

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DANK Haus 

German American Cultural Center 

4740 North Western Avenue 
Chicago, IL 60625

DANK Haus German American Cultural Center is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.

DANK Haus German American Cultural Center does not discriminate based on race, color, sexuality, national origin, sex, disability or age.


Office: +1 (773) 561-9181

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