If you are looking for some fun on Saturday, October 1st, a few Rochester, Minnesota businesses are opening up their parking lots and businesses for a huge Oktoberfest event...and everyone is invited!


2nd Annual Oktoberfest is Happening in NE Rochester, Minnesota

I know you've heard of Oktoberfest.  I mean, we live in Minnesota and are super close to Wisconsin where I'm pretty sure Oktoberfest happens year-round.  But, if you missed out on this specific Oktoberfest celebration in NE Rochester last year, you've got another chance to be part of these festivities.

Oktoberfest to Support Suicide Prevention is back for a second year and it is going to be an epic day full of cornhole (or bags...whatever you call it), live bands, a beer tent, a pickleball tournament, and tons of raffle prizes.

Suicide prevention and awareness is close to the heart of Haley Comfort Systems. We are taking action in the hopes of mitigating risk and supporting mental health of our friends, families and neighbors...
Kicking off the day in collaboration with AFSP's Out of the Darkness Walk at Prairie Care Medical raising awareness for suicide prevention.
Following the walk, the event starts back at The Haley Center at noon with The Purple Goat's beer tent, yard games, live bands, raffle drawings, entertainment for the whole family. All money raised will go to organizations supporting suicide prevention. Help us beat last year's fundraising efforts of over $48,000! - Oktoberfest to Support Suicide Prevention Event Page


Check out some of the fun happening at Oktoberfest in Rochester!

Last year, over $48,000 was raised to help organizations that support suicide prevention and the goal this year to is beat that number and help even more people.  Check out some of the fun happening this year at Oktoberfest. 👇

Tons of raffle prizes and other fun including $19,000 in movie passes!

The Out of the Darkness Walk will start at 10am.  See location and registration info here.


A Bean Bag and a pickleball tournament will be held during the day.  See registration details here.  According to the website, there is also a "Closest to the pin" competition.


Live music starts at Noon and features various bands and artists all day.  See the full schedule at the Oktoberfest website.

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Learn more and see the full schedule of events at the Oktoberfest website.


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