2018 was the 40th annual Great Oktoberfest Barrel Race!
The UpTown Waterloo BIA runs the Great Oktoberfest Barrel Race every year during Kitchener-Waterloo Oktoberfest. Teams of four (mens, ladies and co-ed) participate in this relay-style keg race for a chance to win great prizes from sponsors. In addition, the winner of this year’s race will be awarded with the 40th Anniversary Golden Pumpkin! Register here to be part of the fun!
New this year is a pumpkin carving competition and exhibit, as well as kid-friendly wheelbarrow races for goodie bags.
This is a FREE EVENT for spectators & Wheelbarrow Races!
Following the races, stay for Sausage Fest, Waterloo’s Wurst Festival!
A portion of the proceeds from the Great Oktoberfest Barrel Race will go to Habitat for Humanity Waterloo Region.