SEPTEMBER 13-16, 2018
Odessa is centrally located in east-central Washington at the crosswords of Highway 28 and 21. It's 18 miles north of Interstate 90!
From Spokane—Only about an hour and twenty minute drive! Take I-90 West towards Seattle. Exit onto State Highway 21 northbound, Exit 206. Odessa is just 18 miles north!
From Seattle—Only about a three and a half hour drive! Take I-90 East towards Spokane. Exit onto State Highway 21 northbound, Exit 206. Odessa is just 18 miles north!
From Munich—Hop on a plane, land in Spokane, Washington (GEG). Take I-90 West towards Seattle. Exit onto State Highway 21 northbound, Exit 206. Odessa is just 18 miles north!
FOOD & BIER
Authentic German cuisine. A wide variety of locally made delicacies are offered. You'll find Bratwurst, Krautranza, Apple Strudel, Reubens, Cabbage Rolls, Kartoffel Klasse, and Kuchen, amid many other tasty treats.
Cold German bier. You can sip on a wide selection provided by locally owned and operated, Rocky Coulee Brewing Company. Fireweed, Dunkle...they're all here!
Described by many to resemble Oktoberfest in Germany, our city-block-big Biergarten will knock your lederhosen socks off!
Entry—$5/day cover 21 and older | $3/day 13 to 20 | free 12 and under
Bier—Our locally made bier is on tap all weekend! Rocky Coulee Brewing Co. provides a wide selection of delicious German brews. We also provide some of your domestic go-to favorites on tap. For those who aren't into hops, personal-size wine bottles are available as well!
Food—All of our home-made German food is sure to keep the belly happy. You'll find locally made Bratwurst, by Voise Sausage, accompanied by home-made sauerkraut and pickles. Don't forget to pick up a soft-pretzel to polish it all off.
Music—You'll be dancing, eating, or drinking to live music all day and night! Our local and ever-popular Oom Pas and Mas german band will have you Chicken Dancing before you know it. Other favorites keep you rockin' to rock classics throughout the evening. Check out the updated lineup at the Biergarten.
Happy Hour—Friday, September 15th, No Cover Charge from 6-7pm at the Biergarten!
Rubber Chicken—Consider yourself royalty for the weekend if you catch a coveted Rubber Chicken during our famous Chicken Dance!
Swag—Feeling like you want to get more into the spirit? We have Deutschesfest apparel available for purchase in the Biergarten.
Thur—7PM TO 11PM | No Minors
Fri—11AM TO 1AM | Minors 11AM TO 4:30PM
Sat—11AM TO 1AM | Minors 11AM TO 4:30PM
Sun—11AM TO 10PM | Minors 11AM TO 2PM
Minors 12 and Under Must Be Accompanied By an Adult 21 or Older
Have a band inquiry? Contact Gil Rivas. Click here for the Biergarten Band Schedule:
Watch, or be a part of our parade! The parade is Saturday morning at 10am.
If you are interested in being a parade participant, please contact our organizer below. You may also download an application here. The theme for the Kiddie Parade is Country Life.
P.O. Box 219
Odessa, WA 99159
With 15,000 visitors annually, our street fair is a great way to buy or sell. Shoppers will typically find clothes, toys, soaps, woodwork and so much more! It is put on by Odessa's local chapter of FBLA (Future Business Leaders of America). You may download on application here.
If you're interested in becoming a vendor this year, please contact:
Join us as we launch Deutschesfest with a little fun and games. Thursday evening at 6pm you will find the main stretch of Odessa closed down for our annual Kiddie Tricycle race, followed by Bed Races!
If you are interested in forming a Bed Race team, please fill out the application here, and return it to:
Odessa Trading Company
6 W 2nd Ave
Odessa, WA 99159
Please return form by September 7th!
UGLY BEARD CONTEST
Think you've got the chops? Well then now is your time to prove it. Enter our Ugly Beard Contest on Saturday at 1:30PM. There will be prizes for Most Unique and Ugliest.
Sign up at the Outdoor Stage between 12PM-1:30PM. $20 Entry. Free T-shirt.
For pre-sign up, contact:
If you feel like burning off some brats or bier, then join us for the annual Fun Run. The 5K and 10K runs start on Saturday at 8:30AM at the public park.
Please fill out and bring the application here.
Sign up at the park between 7AM-8AM.
FOR THE KIDS
If you're looking for a place for the kids to unwind, then our Kids Zone and Youth Garten are the places to be. From Bubble-Ball to Laser Tag, it'll all be here!
Kids Zone—Saturday 11AM-5PM
Odessa City Park
Youth Garten—Details coming soon!
Old Town Hall
The outdoor stage is a no-charge venue for those who desire a smaller, more intimate setting than that of the indoor Biergarten. So grab your favorite, locally-made German delicacies and enjoy the shows!
Swing by the stage for the most up-to-date schedule.
Come try your luck at our first annual Cash Bingo. $1 to play, winner takes the current rounds' money pot. Must be 18 and older.
Odessa Old Town Hall
Enter our Horseshoe Tournament or Open Play, located at the East end of Finney Football Field.
Signup at Noon. Play starts at 1PM.
Get a bit of history in while you're in the area. Our museum features everything from WWII memorabilia to various forms of vintage transportation.
Open Sundays 1PM TO 3PM, Memorial Day weekend thru Deutschesfest weekend.
4th and Elm Street
Odessa, WA 99159
Bring your clubs along for the trip. Odessa has a great 9-hole, Par 36 golf course. It's open seven days a week, from 9AM-7PM. More info here.
13080 State Route 28 E
Odessa, WA 99159
PASTOR TIM TALENT SHOW
For both kids and adults of all ages! The Talent Show will take place on Saturday at 4pm at the Outdoor Stage. Sign in will be at 3:30pm.
To pre-register call: 509.982.0081