I don’t know about you, but I think that calls for a road trip. Pack up the family and head to Green Bay for fall color, fresh flavors and more moments together.
Fall Fun for the Whole Family
SNC Day | Saturday, Sept 18 | 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Head to the St. Norbert College campus for a day of free music, food and fun. SNC Day is for anyone looking for a fun-filled day to explore De Pere. Admission is free and open to the public. This is a great opportunity to see the beautiful campus and river views at St. Norbert College. View event schedule.
Zoo Boo | Fridays & Saturdays, Oct 8-23 | 3 to 8 p.m.
Head to the NEW Zoo & Adventure Park for their annual Zoo Boo event. Although this year’s event features a few changes from years past to promote health and extra safety measures, you can rest assured that they haven’t changed the fun! North Shore Bank Zoo Boo will take place from 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on October 8th, 9th, 15th, 16th, 22nd, 23rd.
Don’t forget to come in costume! The Zoo will be filled with festive, family-friendly Halloween decorations, so enjoy the sights of the Halloween season while visiting the animals.
The Great Pumpkin Train | Saturday, Oct 9 & 16 | 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Head to the National Railroad Museum and take a ride on the Great Pumpkin Train and find that special pumpkin to take home from the pumpkin patch. In addition to your train ride, enjoy live entertainment, crafts and games inside the museum.
Trick or Trunk Halloween | Sunday, Oct 31 | 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Come to The Automobile Gallery this Halloween for Trick or Trunk from 10 am to 2 pm and not only will you see over 70 cars ranging from a 1912 Maxwell to the newest acquisition a 2020 Ford GT, but you will also be able to receive individually bagged candy and goodies for the kids! Halloween movies will be playing in the event center, along with individual coloring books and individual crayons for your kids to play with and watch movies while you tour the cars.
Pumpkin Palooza | TBA
Oh. My. Gourd! Head to Titletown and create a one-of-a-kind display by carving pumpkins (all supplies provided) with your “boo crew.” Enjoy your favorite aspects of Fall including fun photo-ops at Pumpkin Palooza.
Grape Stompin’ & Oktoberfest Celebrations
Fall Wisconsin Wine Festival | Saturday, Sept 11 & 18 | 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
It’s time to welcome the fall season with wine, food and music at Fall Wisconsin Wine Festival. Relax on the patio and indulge in some locally grown, award-winning wines. Join Parallel 44 Vineyard and Winery as they celebrate the harvest.
Wet Whistle Wine Festival | Friday & Saturday, Sept 17-18 | 5-9 p.m. & 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
If you see yourself in the midst of 2,000 smiling visitors, a witness to a trombonist standing in a grape-filled barrel while playing an amazing riff, or going on stage dancing with sticky purple feet from grape stomping, then you’ll want to head to von Stiehl Winery in Algoma for the Wet Whistle Wine Fest. Enjoy award-winning wines, grape stomp, heritage foods, fine art, live music and perhaps a few people who decide to dress for the occasion.
Oktoberfest at The Lorelei | Friday, Sept 17 | 5-10 p.m.
The Lorelei Inn is the only local German pub and restaurant in Green Bay and each year they celebrate Oktoberfest in style with a two-day festival. With two large tents in their parking lot, festival-goers can enjoy German food, live music and of course plenty of German beer. For 13 years, crowds have gathered at the Lorelei Inn for beer-drinking fun.
Oktoberfest at The Bottle Room | Saturday, Sept 18 | 3-10 p.m.
See The Bottle Room like never before at their annual Oktoberfest Bash on Saturday, September 18. Enjoy Oktoberfest beer and live music. Feeling competitive? Try your hand at the mug hoisting and hammerschlagen contests.
Duck Creek Vineyard & Winery Fall Fest | Saturday, Sept 25 | Noon-6 p.m.
Join Duck Creek for their Wine-Spirit Fall Fest featuring live music by Fine Line Acoustic! Enjoy wine and spirit sampling and food trucks. Bring a chair, sit back with a beverage of choice and some great food, all while relaxing to some awesome music. It's sure to be an afternoon filled with lots of fun & memories to be made.
Oktoberfest at Stillmank Beer Company | Friday, Oct 1 | 3-9 p.m.
Come and celebrate one of the best beer seasons of the year at Stillmank’s annual Oktoberfest party! Enjoy music by The Dig Deep from 5:30-8:30 p.m. to get ya dancing and the grills will be fired up to fill you up with brats and burgers! Of course, the Oktoberfest beer will be flowing.
Oktoberfest at Ahnapee Brewery, Green Bay | Saturday, October 2 | 4-10 p.m.
The Oktoberfest continues to flow on Saturday. Head to Ahnapee Brewery, Green Bay for tasty Oktoberfest lager and delicious food all under the large tent at their Suamico location. Enjoy live music by Mark Jirikovec Band from 4-7p.m. and then Big Mouth & the Power Tool Horns take over from 7-10 p.m. Booyah Shed will be serving up Oktoberfest Brats made with Ahnapee Oktoberfest, along with many other food favorites!
AUTOberfest at The Automobile Gallery | Saturday, October 2 | 2-6 p.m.
Join The Automobile Gallery for their inaugural Oktoberfest event. Enjoy Beer, Brats and Bavarian Cars as well as music by Cat5! Come see over 30 German cars in the brand new Pavilion Gallery Space. Enjoy a cheddar bratwurst from Nueske’s and have a couple beers on them from their People’s choice recipient from our recent Shamrock Beer Festival, Zambaldi’s! Don’t drink or enjoy beer? Not a problem, they also have a soda package. Get your tickets today!
Craftoberfest | Saturday, Oct 9 | 3-6 p.m.
Introducing Craftoberfest, presented by Festival Foods (formerly the Northeast Wisconsin Craft Beer Festival)! This tasting event now includes a large variety of craft wine and spirits! Just when you thought this awesome event couldn’t get any better, now you can walk the bourbon trail, visit wine country and still try over 200 craft beers! This event will take place on the Resch Expo Outdoor Plaza, unless inclement weather forces us to move the party inside. Craft beverage enthusiasts will receive a sampling glass and have access to unlimited samples.
Keep the fun going by checking our calendar of events for more ways to enjoy the autumn air at a safe distance in Greater Green Bay!