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St. Joseph Oktoberfest

September 24, 2017 @ 11:00 AM - 8:30 PM


The 12th annual St. Joseph Oktoberfest is Sunday, September 24th from 12:30pm – 8:30pm!!

Come and enjoy the Oktoberfest, joining our festival guests of honor, the Sistine Chapel Choir. We are most grateful that the “Pope’s Choir” will attend Oktoberfest during their free time in Detroit, the Renaissance City, at the conclusion of their historic U.S. tour. Please note there is no Sistine Choir Chapel concert at Oktoberfest; for performance venues, visit

In the Church at St. Joseph Oratory:

– 9am Low Mass
– 11am Solemn High Orchestral Mass (Franz Schubert’s Mass in G) with German hymns
– Church Tours
– 3pm Sacred Music Concert given by Oratory musicians
– 6pm Solemn Vespers

Entertainment under the Big Tent:

– Siasswasser Tanzlmusi Bavarian band
– G.T.E.V. Edelweiss Detroit Bavarian dancers
– Notre Dame Prep Jazz Band
– DJ Glockenspiel

Fun for the whole family:

– Authentic German Dinner
– Seasonal Oktoberfest Beer
– Children’s Games for all Ages
– Pumpkin Decorating
– Silent Auction
– Attic Treasures Tent
– Stein Hoisting Contest

Raffle Drawing at 5pm!
– $1,000 Grand Prize
– #2: 2 Tigers Tickets & Dinner
– #3: 2 Detroit Symphony Orchestra Tickets & Dinner
– #4: 2 Detroit Opera Tickets & Dinner
– #5: Breakfeast for 4 & Behind-the-Scenes Tour of Eastern Market
– #6: Tusacan Ceramics from the Institute’s Seminary
– #7 – #11: Gift Baskets
– #12: Framed Inspirational Print of Your Choice

Tickets $5, or 10 for $40. Proceeds to Parish Restoration Fund. Need not be present to win.

Free Festival Admission & Parking Attendants will guide you to free guarded parking. Bike Parking Available as well.


September 24, 2017
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
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St. Joseph Oratory
(313) 784-9152


Contact Name
Rev. Canon Michael Stein
Contact Phone
(313) 784-9152
Contact Email
[email protected]
Contact Website
Location Name
St. Joseph Oratory
Location Address
1828 Jay Street Detroit, Michigan 48207