Lake Geneva has many metered street parking opportunities as well as free parking lots.
If you're planning an overnight Oktoberfest adventure,
a few of the local hotels are within walking distance of the festivities
and have parking lots reserved for their guests.
PARKING ENFORCED 9 A.M.-7 P.M. DAILY
REMINDER: NO REFUND OR CHANGE GIVEN AT THE METER
PAID PARKING INFO:
Paid Parking = $2 per hour/ 5 hour limit. (Except LOT I which is a 10 hour limit)
New meters do not accept paper currency. You may use credit card or coins.
The meters are "pay per license plate" so be sure to have that information before you head to the kiosk.
You may also pay via the convenient ParkMobile app.
FREE PARKING AREAS:
CITY PARKING BROCHURE PDF
Free Shuttle service available. Park your vehicle at HOME DEPOT (550 N Edwards Blvd) and be dropped off at US BANK (303 Center St)
Lake Geneva Parking Lots Map
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Can I bring my own stein?
Yes! But let us do the filling please.
Do you charge admission?
Admission will be $5 for adults over 18.
Where can I park and how much will it cost?
See information above about parking meters, free lots, etc.
Is this a Family-Friendly event?
Of course! There will be a children's area with rides, games, activities and entertainment.
Do you allow carry-ins?
Streets of Lake Geneva Oktoberfest supports charities and our local economy. With that, we ask that you please purchase food, beverage and merchandise from official Oktoberfest vendors.
No BYOB's necessary, or permitted.
Do you accept credit cards?
Please be prepared to use cash and credit for activities at Oktoberfest.
It's raining! Now what?
This is a rain or shine event.
“Life isn't how you survive the thunderstorm, but how you dance in the rain.” -Adam Young.
Code of Conduct
Shoes and shirts required
No obscene or vulgar clothing
No foul, abusive or obscene language or gestures
No illegal vending
No political leafleting or petitions
No unauthorized/unlicensed vendors allowed
No unauthorized solicitations, handbills, leaflets, sampling, giveaways, etc.
Diaper Bags - Small
Purses - Small
Steins - Empty
Umbrellas - Small
Water Bottles - Factory Sealed
Wheelchairs - Including Motorized
All items subject to search.
Alcohol, Illegal or Illicit Substances
Bags /Backpacks - Large
Firearms, Knives, Weapons
Hoverboards, Scooters, Skateboards or Skates
Outside Food / Beverage
Pets (except service animals and preregistered Dachshunds
COVID-10 has been declared a worldwide pandemic by the World Health Organization. COVID-19 is extremely contagious and is believed to spread mainly from person-to-person contact.
While participating in events held, sponsored, or promoted by the Streets of Lake Geneva, “social distancing” must be practiced according to the rules and guidelines published or otherwise communicated for each venue event. Because COVID-19 is extremely contagious and is spread mainly from person-to-person contact, the Wisconsin Science Festival has put in place preventative measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19. However, the Streets of Lake Geneva cannot guarantee that its participants, volunteers, partners, or others in attendance will not become infected with COVID-19.
LIABILITY WAIVER AND RELEASE OF CLAIMS:
I acknowledge that I derive personal satisfaction and a benefit by virtue of my participation in events held, sponsored, or promoted by the Streets of Lake Geneva, and I willingly engage in events held, sponsored, or promoted by the Streets of Lake Geneva (the “Activity”).
RELEASE AND WAIVER.
I HEREBY RELEASE, WAIVE AND FOREVER DISCHARGE ANY AND ALL LIABILITY, CLAIMS, AND DEMANDS OF WHATEVER KIND OR NATURE AGAINST THE STREETS OF LAKE GENEVA AND ITS AFFILIATED PARTNERS AND SPONSORS AND THE PROPERTY OR SITE OWNERS OF ANY ACTIVITY, INCLUDING IN EACH CASE, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THEIR DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, VOLUNTEERS, AND AGENTS (THE “RELEASED PARTIES”), EITHER IN LAW OR IN EQUITY, TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE BY LAW, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO DAMAGES OR LOSSES CAUSED BY THE NEGLIGENCE, FAULT OR CONDUCT OF ANY KIND ON THE PART OF THE RELEASED PARTIES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO DEATH, BODILY INJURY, ILLNESS, ECONOMIC LOSS OR OUT OF POCKET EXPENSES, OR LOSS OR DAMAGE TO PROPERTY, WHICH I, MY HEIRS, ASSIGNEES, NEXT OF KIN AND/OR LEGALLY APPOINTED OR DESIGNATED REPRESENTATIVES, MAY HAVE OR WHICH MAY HEREINAFTER ACCRUE ON MY BEHALF, WHICH ARISE OR MAY HEREAFTER ARISE FROM MY PARTICIPATION WITH THE ACTIVITY.
ASSUMPTION OF THE RISK. I acknowledge and understand the following:
1. Participation includes possible exposure to and illness from infectious diseases including but not limited to COVID-19. While particular rules and personal discipline may reduce this risk, the risk of serious illness and death does exist;
2. I knowingly and freely assume all such risks related to illness and infectious diseases, such as COVID-19, even if arising from the negligence or fault of the Released Parties; and
3. I hereby knowingly assume the risk of injury, harm and loss associated with the Activity, including any injury, harm and loss caused by the negligence, fault or conduct of any kind on the part of the Released Parties.
As a participant or attendee, you recognize that your participation, involvement and/or attendance at any Streets of Lake Geneva event or activity (“Activity”) is voluntary and may result in personal injury (including death) and/or property damage. By attending, observing or participating in the Activity, You acknowledge and assume all risks and dangers associated with your participation and/or attendance at the Activity, and You agree that the Released Parties will not be responsible for any personal injury (including death), property damage, or other loss suffered as a result of your participation in, attendance at, and/or observation of the Activity, regardless if any such injuries or losses are caused by the negligence of any of the Released Parties (collectively, the “Released Claims”). BY ATTENDING AND/OR PARTICIPATING IN THE ACTIVITY, YOU ARE DEEMED TO HAVE GIVEN A FULL RELEASE OF LIABILITY TO THE RELEASED PARTIES TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.