Pumpkins and oom-pah-pah: It's Oktoberfest in Lake Geneva
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The 21st annual Great Pumpkin Giveaway takes place this weekend, Oct. 6-7, in Lake Geneva. File photo.
LAKE GENEVA--The 21st annual Great Pumpkin Giveaway takes place this weekend, Oct. 6-7, in Lake Geneva. The first 400 children, age 10 or younger, will receive a pumpkin. They will be distributed beginning at 1 p.m. Saturday in the 200 block of Broad Street.
Gather the family for a weekend of fall fun to include music, magic, food and crafts booths, wagon rides, pony rides and a bouncy castle for the kids.
A German polka band will have everyone dancing in the street Sunday afternoon.
For more information, call the chamber of commerce at (262) 248-4416.
If you go
-- 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Food booths, farmers market, craft booths, Octoberfest specials at area restaurants, shops, fall color cruises
-- For the kids: From 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., kids may enjoy a moonwalk, hay rides, pony rides, face painting, caramel apples and cotton candy.
-- Contact: (262) 248-4416, www.lakegenevawi.com,
-- The Great Pumpkin Giveaway: Free pumpkins till they are gone, 1 p.m., distributed one per child 10 years or younger in the east valley of the 200 block of Broad Street.
-- Oktoberfest street dance: 200 block of Broad Street, with a German polka band