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Find Your Holiday Events in Plano

Plano Texas is an active and lively community with many events of interest to our out of town guests and local community throughout the year. Ethnic festivals, arts and crafts fairs, exciting theatre, sporting events and much more are included in the calendar of events. Use the easy search box below to find out what is going on during your visit or plan your next trip to Plano around one of these great events. If you are interested in having an event listed on our calendar, you can Submit an Event here.

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Steinfest 2019

Steinfest is an Oktoberfest-style event hosted by the Historic Downtown Plano Association that celebrates outstanding beer, great food and the right kind of polka music to get you and your friends dancing in the street.

This year’s Steinfest takes place on Friday, October 25 from 5 PM to 11 PM and Saturday, October 26 from 10 AM to 10 PM in Downtown Plano. It will include the finest beer, German-inspired cuisine, live music, an artist village of craftsman and makers, a canine fashion show, keg bowling, a petting zoo and a VIP beer garden.

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MAIN STAGE

Friday:

Greg Klugiewicz Accordion Duo
Safety Meeting
Alpine Village Band
Next to Nothings

Saturday:

Swiss Longhorns
The German Band of North Texas
STV Almrausch
Leland Kracher – solo performer
The Matters
Guerilla Funk with members of Try More Mojo

ACITIVTIES

Kid’s Activities Available at Steinfest!

Steinfest is a family-friendly event. There’s something for everyone to do, including the kids! Besides dancing to Polka music and cheering at the Canine Fashion Show, Steinfest will have a Kid Zone with all kinds of fun fall activities, including:

  • A petting zoo
  • Fall harvest photo-ops
  • Outdoor games
  • Crafts
  • And more!

Games aren’t just for the kids!

Step right up to the Steinfest Game Center, where you can try you hand at keg bowling,

giant beer pong, cornhole, and other festival favorites.

The Game Center will be located on E 15th St. in Downtown
Plano.

 

 

 

CONTESTS

Canine Fashion Show

Your pup could win the 5th Annual Canine Show!

Bring your fur babies decked out in their best dress for our judges, and both you and your dog could win prizes and treats. There is no costume theme, just be creative and cute.

Entry into the canine fashion show is open to all breeds. Only the first 50 to register will be able to compete; everyone else will be placed on our waitlist.

Saturday, October 26th, Time in the morning TBA


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Brat Eating Contest

Test the strength of your stomach and compete in the 3rd Annual Brat Eating Contest

If the food is your favorite part of Steinfest, this tasty competition is the one for you! Participants will compete to see who can eat the most Bratwursts in five minutes. Come hungry and ready to win a prize and a t-shirt!

There is NO COST to enter, but spots are limited. All participants must be 18 or older. Only the first 20 people to register get to compete; everyone else will be placed on our waitlist.

Saturday, October 26th, Time TBA



Prove your strength at Steinfest!

Compete in our Annual Masskrugstemmen (Strong Man) Competition

This is the competition for all of the uber Steinfest fans! The masskrugstemmen is a contest of strength where participants hold a beer-filled stein out at a 90 degree angle for as long as they possibly can. The last one standing with their stein held out straight is deemed the winner of the masskrugstemmen, and will be awarded a prize and a t-shirt!

There is NO COST to enter, but spots are limited. All participants must be 21+ and will receive a souvenir Stein and one beer. Only the first 20 people to register get to compete; everyone else will be waitlisted.

Saturday, October 26th, Time TBA

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Event Details

Friday, October 25, 2019
Time:
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Event Website
Downtown Plano Arts District
1013 E 15th Street
Plano, TX 75074 United States
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