36th Annual Belleville Oktoberfest wiener dog race returns

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ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – The 36th Annual Belleville Oktoberfest hits downtown Belleville with live entertainment, a cornhole tournament, weiner dog race, car show and a children’s area Friday Sept. 16th and Saturday Sept. 17th from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m..

Helen Stram joined us in the studio today to talk about all the activities that will be going on throughout the weekend. There are also 20 different food vendors with a variety of different cuisines from authentic German cuisine to Asian and Mexican cuisines.

The Little River Band will be performing live on stage Friday, Sept 16th at 9 pm.

Some of the wiener dogs participating in the race were brought in to the studio to pump people up for the race. It is not to late to register your wiener dog!!

For more information about the 36th Annual Belleville Oktoberfest contact Kathy Kaiser, Creative Director at KCMG at  618-444-3802 or at kcmg2011@gmail.com.

Also, check out www.bellevilleoktoberfest.com to learn more about different festivities going on.

36th Annual Belleville Oktoberfest
Downtown Belleville, IL
Sept. 16th & Sept. 17th, 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.

By Alex Brinovec