A big part of Addison Oktoberfest is the music, dance and entertainment!

Many of the organizations are made of volunteers and people who work to keep the German culture alive and well!

PRINTS Oktoberfest 2016

All Fur Fun Training: Learn how to communicate more effectively with your dog, from Addison-based All Fur Fun Training, the largest dog training facility in Texas.

Alpenmusikanten: Traditional German and Czech folk songs, sing-a-longs, big band sounds, zany humor and the occasional yodel.

Alpine Dancers: The dazzling colors of authentic Bavarian costumes, with a variety of German folk dances, schuhplattling and more.

Alpine Village Band: The Alpine Village Band is a German Polka band by way of Dallas, Texas. Polkas, waltzes and many other styles of music you may not recognize and can’t pronounce.  The Alpine Village Band is ready to add fun and laughter to your party!

Auf Geht’s: “The Official Band of Paulaner Bier” – Auf Geht’s is a lively group from Houston with many years of German music experience.  Randy Adams on trumpet, Lynlee Alley and Wolf Kaiser on accordion and Glen Renfro will inspire you to tap your toes to crazy yodeling, dance romantic waltzes, and laugh at their hilarious antics.

Das Ist Lustig:  The name translates to “That’s Fun” and this German Band from Houston, Texas delivers.  They perform traditional German and Alpine music with a fresh energetic attitude.   Das Ist Lustig promises a good time for all.

Eddie Coker: Former opera singer turned children’s entertainer, Eddie Coker devotes his talents exclusively to creating original songs for everyone from preschoolers to retirees. He has won the adoration of thousands through his blend of sophisticated music and positive, child-appropriate lyrics.

Ennis Czech Boys: In 2005 it all began in a garage with three young men, and an idea to play polka music. Today, the Ennis Czech Boys have established themselves as one of the top polka bands in Texas, and for the last 10 years have been providing music for people all over the state with their full 7 member sound.

Froshinn Kapelle: An entertaining group of musicians who inspire Oktoberfest audiences with motivating marches and nostalgic folk songs.

Kleine Blasmusik: For more than 13 years, this festive and fun group plays German Austrian music performing a mixture of marches, polkas, waltzes, etc. People have been known to drink a beer and prost to the music, and of course, chicken dance.

The Napper Sisters: A unique brand of entertainment gives that magical touch and adds that special energy and excitement wherever they perform. Everyone will enjoy and have a hand clapping, foot tapping good time!

Off the Grid: Let’s fire the dance floor with a good Austin mix of polka, rock and FUN! Here for their first Addison Oktoberfest visit, Off the Grid!

Plano Senior High German Folk Dancing: Plano Senior High students celebrate and learn about the German culture through performing authentic dance.

STV Almrausch: The Schuhplattler und Trachtenverein Almrausch is a local non-profit supporting cultural diversity and ethnic understanding through the preservation and perpetuation of traditional Bavarian and Tirolean folk dancing, music, customs, costumes alasmuziknd culture.

Texanischer Shuhplattler Verein: The Texanischer Schuhplattler Verein is a non-profit cultural club made up of volunteers. Comprised of performing and supporting members, performing members actively perform and wear traditional clothing of the region and city the club represents. The supporting members who come to cheer on the performing members and enjoy club activities.

Walburg Boys: This band from Walburg, Texas brings authentic Alpine music and memorable yodeling to Addison Oktoberfest.