Fall Kick-Off Fest is now OKTOBERFEST!

 

IHM OKTOBERFEST
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2022

All are invited!  We hope to celebrate with the entire Meridian-Kessler Neighborhood!

  • IHM Oktoberfest will be Saturday, October 1st from 4:00-11:00 p.m.
  • Featuring live music/DJs on the main stage and Sun King beer on tap
  • Food to be provided by Sahm’s Hospitality Group
  • New and improved games for kids and adults!
    Compete in Stein Races, Stein Toss, Wurst Throwing Contest, and Liter Holding Contest.  Also will be a Kinder Karneval for the small kids! 
  • All money raised by Oktoberfest will be invested back into the parish

FUN RUN REGISTRATION IS OPEN – SEE BELOW FOR REGISTRATION LINK

 

Corporate and family sponsorships available – Volunteer opportunities available

Contact Oktoberfest Chairs:
Chair: Drew Hunt – drewhuntdc@gmail.com
Corporate Sponsorship Chair: Joe Mancewicz –
joe@platinumjobs.com
Family Sponsorship Chair: Chris Czernikc.czernik@gmail.com 

SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

There is still time for family sponsorship which includes food/drink tickets, unlimited beer and Oktoberfest swag! The deadline is this Friday, Sept. 30th  at 12pm noon.  You can register at the link below. 

OKTOBERFEST SPONSOR REGISTRATION

OKTOBERFEST SPONSOR LEVELS 2022

Family Sponsorship Chair: Chris Czernik – c.czernik@gmail.com 

Gold Sponsor – $500 Silver Sponsor – $250
·  $80 in tickets for food, kids games, and unlimited drinks

·  Bracelets for entire family for kids games, tickets will be required for Cake Walk & Obstacle Course

·  IHM Oktoberfest “Beer Stein” and Cross Body Bag

·  Registration for IHM Fun Run plus t-shirts

·  $40 in tickets for food, kids games, and unlimited drinks

·  Two bracelets for kids games, tickets will be required for Cake Walk & Obstacle Course

·  IHM Oktoberfest “Beer Stein” and Cross-Body Bag

*Tax deductible amount determined above goods and services received

FUN RUN REGISTRATION

Registration is Open for the Kick Off Fun Run on the morning of the Oktoberfest (Deadline has passed to guarantee a Race t-shirt).  
Pre-Registration closes Thursday night at midnight. There WILL be On-Site Registration on Saturday morning before the Run begins (7:00am-8:30am).  This can be done online or with cash/check on site.

  • All bibs and shirts can be picked up on Saturday morning before the Run begins (7:00am-8:30am).
  • A pre-race Email will be sent to all participants beforehand with all the details. 

And we can always use folks to serve as Course Sentries at the street corners of Central and Washington between 57th and 54th.  And a few folks to staff the Water Stop and Finish Line Refreshments.

Thanks so much and see you again for some fun racing to kick off our festival!

IHM Oktoberfest Fun Run Registration

 

 

VOLUNTEERS

We need volunteers, mainly for food and beer service, ticket sales, and kids’ games. To volunteer for this event, please contact: Mark Bower Mark.Bower@mjinsurance.com

Volunteers 2022:

VOLUNTEER AREA VOLUNTEER LINK
Oktoberfest Ticket Booth Volunteer Here
Oktoberfest Grill Booth Volunteer Here
Oktoberfest Kids Games Volunteer Here
Oktoberfest Beer Volunteer  Volunteer Here
Oktoberfest Fun Run  Volunteer Here

MUSICAL HEADLINERS

On the Main Stage We will have performances by:

  • The Beer Barrel Boys:  4:00pm – 5:30pm 
  • The best up and coming DJ’s in Indy!

– 5:30pm – 6:00pm Kace 

– 6:05pm – 6:45pm DJ Beast 

– 6:50pm – 7:30pm DJ BK 

  • Liter Hold Contest:  7:30pm – 8:00pm 
  • The Band Etc.:  8:00pm – 11:00pm 

There will also be performances by Brian Noble on his accordion around the festival.
Die Fledermäuschen Tanzgruppe, a german dance group, will be doing an instructional dance for patrons near the children’s area at 5:30pm and a full performance near the entrance to the event at 6:30pm!

ONLINE MERCHANDISE STORE

We have OKTOBERFEST merchandise!  CLOSED: Browse the ONLINE STORE.

There will be some merchandise at the Festival for purchase.

Thanks To Our 2022 Sponsors

                                          

                                                      

                                                    

        

                               

 

                                     

 

                                                            

 

                                                                   

 

                                             

 

                                                                        

 

                                                                              

 

                                                        

                                                                                

 

            


MORE SPONSORS

2022 IHM Fall Fest

Sponsorship Level Company
   
In-Kind Sponsors  

 

 

 

 

PARISHIONER AND FAMILY SPONSORS

Thank you to all our parishioner 2022 sponsors!

Albaugh, Matt/Jessica

Anderson, Casey/Sarah

Bannister, Alec/Emily

Bannister, John/Megan

Barnes, Tony/Flo

Belch, Paul/Amy

Bigelow, Brian/Kathleen

Bouggy, Brian/Susan

Bower, Mark/Lara

Brewer, Sean/Ashley

Buhl, Blake

Burkholder, Matt/Jacqueline

Byrnes, Rodney/Rebecca

Caito, Matthew/Kerry

Campbell, Andrew/Emily

Carlson, Jim/Alicia

Carnahan, Chris/Heidi

Chan, Clive/Natalie

Chavers, Adam/Molly

Coe, Brent/Abi

Crawford Family

Cummings, Nick/Ally

Cvar, Paul/Jennifer

Czernick, Chris/Molly

Dammann, Matthew/Erin

Danielson, Graham/Nicole

Dinwiddie, Tom/Nancy

Dolan, Tim/Katie

Doyle, Mary Ashton

Drewry, Dan/Jamie

Dunn, Michael/Theresa

Dunn, Matt/Sally

Dunn, Tyler/Sarah

Duran, Joe/Kaitlin

Elias, Jim/Liz

Findley, Andy/Grace

Free, Ed/Cindy

Gabet, Matt/Jessica

Gardner, Nick/Terren

Garren, Christopher/Caitlin

Gilley, David/Anna

Gilroy, James/Haley

Gonzalez, Jason/Leah

Goodenough, Doug/Gina

Haney, Sherrie

Hatfield, Nathan/Marie

Herrmann, Jeremy/Jennifer

Herzog, Joseph/Patricia

Hunt, Drew/Bridget

Jain, Alok/Neenah

Jerziorski Family

Johantgen, Walter/Mary

Johnson, Steve/Emily

Jordan, Michael/Maureen

Keating, Vincent/Katy

Kienzler, Jack/Abby

Lang, Michael/Mary Ann

Leenhouts, Peter/Teresa

Leuer, Justin/Alysha

Lewis, Cory/Erin

Loomer, Aaron/Christine

Lord, Matthew/Jamie

Lotti, Patrick/Melissa

Makowiec, Richard/Angela

Mancewicz, Joe/Danielle

Manetta, Michael/Brandy

Martin, Ken/Amy

Martin, Steve/Catherine

Mascari, Theo/Elizabeth

Masoudi, Hani/Nicole

Mears, Ryan/Shannon

Mees, Jack/Candice

Moody, Aaron/Alissa

Musson, Paul/Michele

 

Neal, Roger/Gabrielle

Nemeth, Pete/Nicole

Nicol, Ben/Abby

Noltemeyer, Charles/Aubrey

O’Brien, James

Pettibone, Ryan/Ashli

Pitschka, Chad/Heather

Powers, Bill/Diane

Ratterman, Drew/Adriana

Rodman, Andy/Alexandra

Roseman, Sean/Meghann

Rossier, Sarah

Rouleau-McCabe, Bonnie

Rumer, Justin/Kimberly

Sanders, Prescott/Sara

Savage, Jesse/Amy

Schaffer, Jason/Sarah

Schneider, Mark/Sheila

Segelon, Patrick/Sarah

Siegmann, Eric/Kathleen

Sparks, Brandon/Allison

Stille, Shane/Juliana

Sweigart, Lee/Christine

Taylor, Joshua/Meredith

Treida, Scott/Amy

Trojan, Matthew

Valiquett, Andy/Karen

Vicars, Brian/Katie

Watenpool, Matt/Laura

Weaver, Chris/Lindsay

Wells, Jeff/Jona

Whiteside, Matt/Kaitlin

Winternheimer, Stuart/Karen

Young, Ryan

Zupancic, Kristen

Zyromski, Nick/Jennifer