For more information and daily Mecki clues, visit our "Find the Mecki Contest" page.
Come and join us for this long-standing tradition. Address: W5328 Christberg Road, Jefferson.Phone: 920-699-3968.
Held one week prior to the Festival.Sponsored by: Magnolia Salon.
This simple game reportedly dates back to the first Oktoberfest in 1810. The object is to pound one’s own nail into the wood before your opponent! Test your skills pounding nails into a log while holding a drink
in your other hand. Purchase nails at the Souvenir counter. Contact Person: Bob Gruennert
Getting things started with the polka sounds of Mike Schneider.
Welcome by Mike Landers, President of Gemuetlichkeit Days. Introduction of our King & Queen, Honorary Proclamation by Senator Steve Nass and Representative Cody Horlacher
In true German fashion, the festival officially begins with the tapping of the first keg of bier.
Dance to the polka sounds of the Alte Kameraden Band.
Mike Schneider will continue to entertain you in the Linden Garten
Beginning in the Linden Garten, then presenting in the Black Forest Garten.Floral donation by Wine & Roses.
Sponsored by Bon Ton Bakery
For more information or to pre-register, go to randyschopenfoundation.org/run.
Registration at 9:15 a.m. in the Linden Garten. Age categories are: 0 to 2, 3 to 5, and 6 to 12 years old.Costume contest for both Homemade and Authentic costumes. Prizes for 1st, 2nd, 3rd & Honorable
Mention in each category.Contact Person: Kelly Becker (920) 674-4244
Participant ribbons to the first 25 entries. Three trophies awarded. King’s Choice for Best Pre-War, Queen’s Choice for Best Post-War and President’s Choice for Overall Favorite.Contact Person: Bill BeckerSponsored by: Aumann’s Service, Inc. & NAPA Auto Supply
Registration for Euchre starts at 9:00 a.m.,with play to begin at 10:00 a.m. SHARP! Trophies & prize money for 1st place with prize money to the rest as determined by the number of participants. Registration
fee of $2.00 is required as is a button for admission to the grounds, BUT there is free admission from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Saturday. All money is given out in prizes. Players must be 18 or over to participate. Sponsored by:
Griffin Chrysler Jeep Dodge RAM of Jefferson
Age groups for Little Tykes: 18-23 months, 24-29 months, 30-35 months, 36-41 months, 42-47 months Age groups for Big Wheels:
3-4; 5-6; and 7-8 Maximum weight for Little Tykes is 35 pounds (Big Wheels provided by Gemuetlichkeit Days) Organized and run by the Jefferson Optimist Club
Event to be held immediately after the Little Tykes/Big Wheel Races.Registration is at 10:45 a.m.
Five Categories plus Best Of Show. Cash for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place. Entreés, desserts, soups & salads. Contact Person(s): Wendy Bentheimer (920)253-9205 & Chris Bentheimer (920)253-1633 Sponsored by: Just Imagine Catering
Who doesn't know how to polka? Well, in case it's you, no need to worry. The Wisconsin Polka Boosters is offering Polka Hop Lessons that will get you up to speed so you can polka to the great sounds of our musical entertainment
to your heart's content.Sponsored by: Wisconsin Polka Boosters
Registration is at 1:00 p.m., play begins at 1:30 p.m. Schafskopf is a popular German trick-taking card game that dates back to 1803 and is still the national card game of Bavaria, where it is still played by over 2 million people!
How long can you hold out full steins? Test your strength and compete with your friends to find out!
Come and enjoy the great Gemuetlichkeit Days Parade in downtown Jefferson at noon. Then head out to the Jefferson County Fair Park to listen or dance
to the Tom Brusky Band with no admission button required.
The grand prize drawing will be held at 6 p.m. in the Black Forest Garten.