Call for New Ulm Oktoberfest Food Vendors

Mankato Times

NEW ULM, MINN. — The New Ulm Oktoberfest Committee is currently taking applications for food vendors at the 2017 New Ulm Oktoberfest downtown celebrations on Saturday, Oct 7 and Saturday, Oct 14. New Ulm’s Oktoberfest is a nationally recognized festival. It has been ranked among the best Oktoberfest celebrations in the nation by Fox News (2016), Huffington Post (2016), and USA TODAY 10 Best (2015), and was voted Best Oktoberfest in MN by WCCO in 2014. Festival organizers are hoping to grow the event by expanding the opportunity for food vendors at the downtown celebration for the first time this year. 

New Ulm’s Oktoberfest takes place annually during the first two full weekends in October, with festivities happening all over town. The downtown celebration will take place on October 7 and 14 from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. on Center Street from Broadway to Minnesota Street. Thousands of people attend this annual festival. Vendor applications with more details can be found online at, or requested from the New Ulm Area Chamber of Commerce at or 507-233-4300. Applications must be received by August 20, 2017 and all applicants will be notified of approval and selection by August 31.  

Download Oktoberfest Vendor Application.

The downtown celebration of New Ulm Oktoberfest, now in its 36th year, is organized by the New Ulm Area Chamber of Commerce.  Please contact the New Ulm Area Chamber of Commerce at or 507-233-4300 with any questions or to request a vendor application.



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