New Ulm voted #2 Oktoberfest in the nation

Mankato Times

NEW ULM, MINN. — The votes are in and New Ulm, Minnesota’s Oktoberfest has officially been voted the # 2 Oktoberfest in the nation!  USA Today’s 10 Best recently ran a contest for Best Oktoberfest in the country and New Ulm was honored to be listed in the top 10 finalists.

10 Best, run by USA Today, “provides users with original, unbiased, and experiential travel content of top attractions, things to see and do, and restaurants for top destinations in the U.S. and around the world.” According to notice the New Ulm Chamber of Commerce received from the editors of USA 10Best, “Because the nominees were carefully selected by an Expert Panel and then voted into winner spots by the public, this is a win with real meaning.” 

Sincere thanks are due to everyone who voted for New Ulm to achieve this recognition. Experience this nationally-acclaimed Oktoberfest in New Ulm October 6-7 & 13-14.  Schedule and details are at   

The top 10 Oktoberfests by USA TODAY 10Best are: 

  1. Reading Liederkranz Oktoberfest
  3. Mt. Angel Oktoberfest
  4. Oktoberfest Zinzinnati
  5. Linde Oktoberfest Tulsa
  6. Big Bear Lake Oktoberfest
  7. Wurstfest
  8. Oktoberfest Live!
  9. Hunter Mountain Oktoberfest
  10. St. Alphonsus Oktoberfest Read the USA TODAY 10Best article here:
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