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Frequently asked questions

General Information

When is the 47th Annual Seymour Oktoberfest?


Wednesday, October 2: Select food booths open (No set hours or booths) Biergarten (5 p.m. - 10 p.m.) Carnival (5 p.m. - 10 p.m.) Thursday, October 3: All booths open (11 a.m. - 11 p.m.) Biergarten (11 a.m. - 11 p.m.) Carnival (5 p.m. - 11 p.m.) Friday, October 4 & Saturday, October 5: All booths open (11 a.m. - 11 p.m.) Biergarten (11 a.m. - 11 p.m.) Carnival (1 p.m. - 11 p.m.)




Where is the Seymour Oktoberfest?


The Seymour Oktoberfest is located in downtown Seymour, IN. Seymour is located approximately an hour south of Indianapolis and an hour north of Louisville.




Where can I park?


There is limited parking available throughout the downtown area. However, our festival operates a park and ride system from the Seymour High School parking lot. There is no fee for this parking, so we encourage you to take advantage of it. The park and ride schedule is as follows: Thursday- 4 p.m. - 11:15 p.m. Friday- 11 a.m. - 11:15 p.m. Saturday- 4 p.m. (after the parade) - 11:15 p.m.




How much is admission?


There is no admission fee to the Seymour Oktoberfest!




Can I bring my pet to the festival?


We do not allow pets at the Seymour Oktoberfest. However, service animals are always welcome!




Can I smoke or vape at the festival?


No smoking or vaping!




Do vendors accept credit/debit cards?


Not all of our vendors accept credit/debit cards, so please bring cash. We do have multiple ATM's in the festival area.




Do you have a map of the festival grounds?


We will release our festival map at a later date.




Do you have a list of the vendors?


You can find a list of our vendors at: https://www.seymouroktoberfest.com/food https://www.seymouroktoberfest.com/crafts




What hotels are available?


There are several hotel companies in Seymour and greater Jackson County. You can view available lodging at: http://www.jacksoncountyin.com/lodging/




Is there dedicated handicap parking?


Handicap parking is available at the Total Tan, Jackson County Library and Crossroads Park parking lots.




Are there ATM's on the festival grounds?


Yes, ATM's locations are marked on the festival map.




Are there restrooms on the festival grounds?


Yes, restroom locations are marked on the festival map.





Food & Drink

Can I get food and drink at the festival?


Yes, our festival has over 60 food booths. Alcohol is available at our Biergarten. We ask that you please do not bring outside food or drink.




Do you have a list of the food vendors?


https://www.seymouroktoberfest.com/food




What drinks are availble in Biergarten?


https://www.seymouroktoberfest.com/biergarten




Where is the Biergaten?


Our Biergarten is located on the corner of 2nd St. & Walnut St.





Arts & Crafts

Where is the flea market?


The flea market is not part of the Seymour Oktoberfest.




Do you have a list of the arts & crafts vendors?


https://www.seymouroktoberfest.com/crafts





Entertainment

Do you have a schedule of events?


The schedule of events is available on our website.




How do I register for contests?


https://www.seymouroktoberfest.com/contests




Where do I register for the baby contest?


Coming Soon!




Are there bands and performers at the festival?


Yes, we have live performances at the festival. Check out our schedule of events for more informaiton.




Where are the hot air balloon events?


The hot air balloon events are located in the grass lot at the corner of N. Walnut St. & W. 5th St. across from Redeemer Lutheran Church.




When is the hot air balloon glow?


The hot air balloon glow is on Friday at 7:30 p.m.




When is the hot air balloon race?


The hot air balloon race begins on Saturday at 4:00 p.m.




Do you offer rides in the hot air balloons?


No. We do not offer rides during any of our hot air balloon events.





Vendors


Carnival

When is the carnival open?


Wednesday: 5 p.m. - 10 p.m. Thursday: 5 p.m. - 11 p.m. Friday: 1 p.m. - 11 p.m. Saturday: 1 p.m. - 11 p.m.




When can I use my ride bracelet?


You can choose to use your bracelet on ONE of the following days. Wednesday: 5PM - 10PM Thursday: 5PM - 10PM Friday: 1PM - 5PM




Can I purchase individual ride tickets?


You can purchase individual ride tickets at the midway. Each ride may require multiple tickets.




Where can I purchase ride bracelets?


You can purchase discounted ride bracelets leading up to the Seymour Oktoberfest. More information can be found at: https://www.seymouroktoberfest.com/carnival




What type of rides are available at the carinval?


The ride selection can vary each year, but we try to have a number of rides for all ages. There are also carnival games.





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PO BOX 1212

Seymour, IN 47274

info@seymouroktoberfest.com

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