Oktoberfest

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12th annual St. Joseph Oktoberfest
Sunday, September 24, 2017 from 12:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Come and enjoy the Oktoberfest, joining our festival guests of honor, the Sistine Chapel Choir. We are most grateful that the “Pope’s Choir” will attend Oktoberfest during their free time in Detroit, the Renaissance City, at the conclusion of their historic U.S. tour. Please note there is no Sistine Choir Chapel concert at Oktoberfest; for performance venues, visit sistinechapelustour.com.

In the Church:

9 am Low Mass
11 am Solemn High Orchestral Mass: Ehre sei Gott - Felix Mendelsohn (Processional Anthem), Mass in G - Franz Schubert, Scriptum est - Thomas M Kuras, Church Sonata in C (K.328) for strings & organ - W.A. Mozart, Ave Verum - W.A. Mozart, Die Himmel rühmen - Ludwig van Beethoven (Recessional Anthem)
Church Tours
3 pm Classical Music Concert given by Oratory & other local musicians
6 pm Solemn Vespers

Entertainment under the Big Tent:

Siasswasser Tanzlmusi  Bavarian band
G.T.E.V. Edelweiss Detroit  Bavarian dancers
Notre Dame Prep Jazz Band
DJ Glockenspiel

Fun for the whole family:

Authentic German Dinner
Seasonal Oktoberfest Beer
Children’s Games for all Ages
Pumpkin Decorating
Face Painting
Silent Auction
Attic Treasures Tent
Stein Hoisting Contest

Raffle Drawing at 5 pm ~ $1,000 Grand Prize, #2: 2 Tigers Tickets & Dinner, #3: 2 Detroit Symphony Orchestra Tickets & Dinner, #4: 2 Detroit Opera Tickets & Dinner, #5: Breakfast for 4 & Behind-the-Scenes Tour of Eastern Market, #6: Tuscan Ceramics from the Institute's Seminary, #7-11: Gift Baskets, and #12: Framed Inspirational Print of Your Choice. Tickets $5, or 10 for $40.  Proceeds to St. Joseph Oratory Building Fund. Need not be present to win. Please stop by or call the Parish Office (313) 784-9152 for Raffle Tickets, or purchase at the Oktoberfest!

Free Festival Admission & Parking Attendants will guide you to free guarded parking.  Ample bike parking.