Until The 51 st Annual St. Benedict OktoberFest. Free Admission!



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While nobody looks forward to the onset of shorter daylight hours and cooler temperatures, the buzz is starting to swirl and people are getting excited because it’s time to dust off the alpine hats, dirndls and lederhosen!

Cheerful toasts of “Zum Wohl” and shouts of “Prost!” will resonate through the parish courtyard once more as we celebrate our German roots with the 51st Annual St. Benedict OktoberFest, held from September 30th through October 2nd. As always admission is FREE!

Friday, September 30th

3pm - 10pm

Saturday, October 1st

1pm - 10pm

Sunday, October 2nd

3pm - 8pm
Celtic Crown After Party


A celebration of community in the tradition of St. Ben's German Roots


520 Pool is back this year!


Join in on the fun and get your chance to win by visiting the 520 Pool page!

St. Benedict's Courtyard
2215 W Irving Park Road
Chicago, Illinois 60618


We would like to extend a big thank you to all of our sponsors who help make this event possible!


Wintrust Bank Chicago
Wintrust Bank Chicago



Holy Name Logo
St Benedict's Holy Name Society



Kennedy Mann Logo
Kennedy Mann Architecture



Celtic Crown Public House
Celtic Crown Public House



Central Savings
Central Savings



Window Works


Donna Shultz Design


Himmel's Chicago
O'Donovans
Chicago Brauhaus
Fernando's Mexican Restaurant
St. Pauls House
Visiting Angels of Niles
Michael Morris
Dun-Wel Lithograph
Louis Glunz Beer, Inc
Big Buzz Idea Group
Bier and Wine Sponsors
Iron Ranges Capitol
Myles Wolf
Wilcox
St. Ben's Welcoming Committee
St. Ben's Book Club


Interested in becoming a sponsor? Check out the Sponsorship Information Page Here or get started with the Sponsorship Application Form here!