33rd University of Okoboji Oktoberfest Bike Ride

Date(s) - 09/28/2024
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Arnolds Park Preservation Plaza


Enjoy this fun bike ride along the scenic trails and lakeside roads of the Iowa Great Lakes Area. This year marks the 33rd year of Oktoberfest fun in the Iowa Great Lakes area. The ride will begin AND end at Preservation Plaza. Terrain is mostly flat with some short rolling hills. Trails are swept prior to the ride. Click here to view the route map. You can make optional pit-stops along the route, then we will see you back in the green space of Preservation Plaza for additional games, activities, live entertainment, food, and beer. After the festivities in the greenspace, stop into your favorite participating restaurants for their great food/drink specials. You will receive your drink ticket, route map, and t-shirt at check-in from 8-10am on Saturday, September 28th.

Pre-registration is $30 from March 1st – September 8th. On September 9th, the price increases to $35! Want a custom jersey? Select the upgraded registration and order your custom University of Okoboji Oktoberfest jersey instead of a long sleeve t-shirt! Pre-registration required and will be available from March 1st – July 19th.  Online registration closes Thursday, September 28th. Day of registration will be available from 8-10am for $35 at Preservation Plaza on Saturday, September 28th. Registration after September 14th does not guarantee a shirt.

Information & Registration


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