Oktoberfest continues in downtown Seymour

The 50th annual Oktoberfest is underway in downtown Seymour.

The festival is open from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. today and Saturday. It features food vendors, arts and craft booths, a biergarten and carnival.

Many downtown Seymour streets are closed until Sunday due to the festival. There will be a shuttle bus running from the intersection of Walnut and Second Streets to Seymour High School starting at 4 p.m. today and after the parade on Saturday.

The parade gets underway at 1:30 p.m. Saturday afternoon sponsored by Schneck Medical Center.

This afternoon and evening’s entertainment includes a chicken and polka dance contest, bluegrass music with Lost River Rising, Highway 46 Band, and Left Field String Band, the Schulhuas 4+3 German Band, a Hot Air Balloon Glow, Ryan David and the Roadhouse Band and the Hot Red Chili Peppers cover band.

The Seymour Museum Center will also be open from 3 to 6 p.m.  at the corner of Third and Chestnut Streets.

You can get more information at https://www.seymouroktoberfest.com