Oktoberfest 2023

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 Welcome one and all to the season of sizzling bratwursts and sounds of oom-pah! Transport yourself to the heart of Munich, Germany with all the excitement of this wundervoll fall festival in downtown Lee’s Summit. Grab your lederhosen and dirndl and join 120,000+ festival-goers!

Presented by Central Bank, attendees can expect to enjoy:

  • Kids Street
  • Arts and craft vendors
  • German meals
  • Beer and brats
  • Biergarten experience
  • Carnival rides
  • The Sportzelt
  • Live entertainment from the main stage
  • Homebrew tasting
  • German dancers
  • A wagon parade

Oktoberfest is the major fundraiser for the Lee’s Summit Chamber of Commerce whose vision is to be the champion of regional business by creating opportunities for our members’ personal and professional growth while providing influence to the communities we serve.

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Oktoberfest is located in Downtown Lee’s Summit, Missouri between 2nd and 4th Streets and Green and Market Streets. Free parking is available at the City Hall Parking Garage at 2nd and Green Street.

Need a place to crash? Check out a list of local accommodations, including the B&B on Madison within walking distance of the festival.

The festival is FREE to attend, including all live entertainment and performances. Possible expenditures could include carnival ride fees, cost of food, drinks, Home Brew Competition entrance fees, pony rides fees and the cost of souvenirs.

5 p.m.-11 p.m. Friday, Sept. 22 – Kids Street closes at 9 p.m, Carnival closes at 10 p.m.
10 a.m.-11 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 23 – Kids Street closes at 9 p.m., Carnival Closes at 10 p.m.
Noon-4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 24 (Carnival Only)

Please refrain from bringing pets into the festival area.

ATMs and Credit Cards
We accept credit cards at all major festival tents. Three ATMs are located within the festival and can be found at Security Bank (Second & SW Main St.), Country Club Bank (Third & Douglas St.) and Equity Bank (Third & SE Main).


Friday   5:00 pm — 11:00 pm
Saturday   10:00 am — 11:00 pm
Sunday   12:00 pm — 4:00 pm
220 SE Main St.
Lee's Summit, MO 64063

Additional Information

Travelers With Disabilities Information
Wheelchair Accessible
Smoking Policy
No Smoking
Activities On-site
Historic District
Activities Within 10 Miles
Biking / Walking Trails
Cost Of Admission
Free Admission
General Interest Info
ATM Available
Guest Reservations Needed?
Reservations Not Required
Pet Policy
Pets Are Not Allowed
Suitable For These Age Groups
Family Friendly
Types Of Payment Accepted
American Express Card