The Northside Oktoberfest will close several streets to traffic for fall festivities that can be enjoyed by the entire community from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019 in the Northside.

All are welcome to enjoy the atmosphere and activities. Tickets are on sale for those planning to sample craft beers, cider, and wines. There's even Soda Fest for the kids. 

Road Closures

Market Street, from Gilbert to Dubuque streets, and Linn Street, from Bloomington to Jefferson streets, will be closed beginning at midnight, Oct. 5, 2019. Streets will not reopen until after festivities end in Saturday. 

Transit Impact

The City’s inbound Saturday North Dodge transit route will detour, using Market Street to Gilbert Street to Burlington Street. Transit stop 7206, located at Market and Linn streets, will also be closed during the event.


The City operates six parking garages. The closest ramp to the festival is the Tower Place Ramp, 335 Iowa Ave. The first hour is free. Metered parking can also be conveniently paid on your phone using the PassportParking app. More information is available by visiting

Learn More

For a full schedule of events and to purchase tickets, visit

Date of publication

Tuesday, October 01, 2019