Saturday in Cullman: Oktoberfest, County Fair, a haunting and more!

Three dachshunds compete in last year's Wiener Dog Races at Oktoberfest as part of the Cullman Kiwanis Club’s K-9s-4-a-Kause event at Depot Park. (Cullman Tribune file photo)

Cullman Oktoberfest Activities

7 a.m.-9 p.m. Farmers Market at the Festhalle

8 a.m. Oktoberfest 5K & 10K Run

8 a.m.-8 p.m. Arts & Crafts Show at Depot Park

8 a.m.-10 p.m. Children’s Activities at the Cullman County Museum Parking Lot

8:30-9 a.m. East & West Elementary Singers at the Festhalle

9 a.m. K9s-4-A-Kause at Depot Park (includes the popular Wiener Dog Races!)

9-10 a.m. Cullman Middle & Cullman High School Singers at the Festhalle

9 a.m.-5 p.m. Nimble Thimble Quilt Guild Display at Cullman County Museum

9 a.m.-5 p.m. Oktoberfest Junior Sidewalk Art Show

9 a.m.-10 p.m. Carriage Rides

10-11 a.m. Wallace State Singers at the Festhalle

10 a.m.-11:59 p.m. Cullman Oktoberfest Biergarten

10 a.m.-7 p.m. Bingo at Sacred Heart Church (Concessions Sold)

10:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Freddie Day Catering at the Festhalle

11 a.m.-noon Wallace State Jazz Band at the Festhalle

Noon Lions Club Bed Races at Depot Park

12:30 p.m. Bratwurst Eating Contest at the Festhalle

2 p.m. Round 2 at the Festhalle

2:45 p.m. Paper Airplane Finals at the Cullman County Museum Parking Lot

4 p.m. Lori Rayne at the Festhalle

4-7 p.m. Corn Hole Tournament at Goat Island Brewery Sponsored by St. Paul’s Lutheran Church & School

5 p.m. Busy Bee Café German Menu

5-7 p.m. Wine Tasting at the Biergarten

5:30 p.m. Blind the Sky at the Festhalle

7 p.m. Pine Hill Haints at the Festhalle

8 p.m. Best German Costume Contest & Longest Beard and Braid Contests

9 p.m. Taylor Hicks Unplugged at the Festhalle

10 p.m. Stein Hoisting Contest

10:30 p.m. Winston Ramble at the Festhalle

Cullman County Republican Party Monthly Meeting

The Cullman County Republican Party hosts monthly meetings on the first Saturday of each month at the Cullman Elks Lodge, 1609 Brantley Ave. NW, Cullman.

7:30 a.m.- Breakfast ($5); 8 a.m.- Meeting begins (free)

October’s special guest speakers will be: Probate Judge Tammy Brown, Tax Commissioner Barry Willingham and Neil Morrison, director of The Sanctuary at the Woodlands.

Pilot Club Estate Sale

8 a.m.-2 p.m. 1902 Third Ave. SE, Cullman


Sacred Heart School Annual Oktoberfest Bingo Party and Raffle

Saturday, Oct. 5 from 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 5 in the Family Life Center – 217 Second Ave. SE

Loads of fabulous prizes to be won.  Everyone is invited to attend.

2019 Cullman County Fair

Gates open at 2 p.m. The fair will close for the day at 10 p.m.

See a full fair calendar at

Bingo at the American Legion

Everyone is invited to Bingo every Saturday night at 6 at American Legion Post 4.

181 Reid Road, Good Hope, AL 35057

The Haunt at Camp Liberty

7 p.m. until midnight at Camp Liberty near the Battleground community, 15719 Alabama Highway 157, Vinemont, AL 35179

Suggested for ages 13 and older

Tickets for the trail are $16; A ticket package is available for $20, which includes the trail, souvenir dog tag and six tickets for games and “very weird” prizes at the creepy carnival. Military personnel get a $2 discount.

For more information, visit or call 256-615-2339.

Camp Liberty warns this event is “a fully-immersive, physically-active, intense, military-themed haunt in north Alabama. This is NOT your standard walk-through haunt. You may be touched, get wet and/or dirty, or made to crawl into and through obstacles. Please leave all jewelry, electronics or other valuables at home or in your car. Be sure to wear clothing and shoes that can get dirty. These attractions are suggested for ages 13 and up.”


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