KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS 5K & OKTOBERFEST
Help make kids cancer free
The 4th annual Knights of Columbus 5K & Oktoberfest on 9.28.19 will feature two kid races and a 3.1 mile (5k) walk or run event. After the race, the Oktoberfest with feature gourmet food trucks, beer and wine garden, and live bands including Grand Champion of the 2019 World Championships of Performing Arts - the Arato Brothers Band!
NEW! Kids Zone featuring Sugar Sweet Farms Traveling Petting Zoo and Pony Rides, and bouncy inflatables for the kids!
Jogger strollers are ok and the event is dog-friendly (with leash). Get ready for some great family fun! Online registration extended till Friday, Sep 27th.
ARATO BROTHERS PERFORMING 9.28.19
2019 Grand Finalists of the World Championships of Performing Arts
Don't miss the Arato Brothers live performance during the Knights of Columbus 5K Oktoberfest on Saturday, September 28th, 2019. The Arato Brothers won the GRAND CHAMPION VOCALIST GROUP OF THE WORLD award during the World Championship of Performing Arts in July 2019 in Los Angeles, California.
Get ready to dance and sing along with them on Saturday, Sep 28th on the great lawn at Madonna Church in Fort Lee, New Jersey during the #kofc5KOktoberfest.
FUN AFTER THE 5K
While the 5K walk/run is a great, inspiring event, the Oktoberfest afterward is when the real party begins! Right after the final medals are awarded, the Oktoberfest will officially begin! Some of the main attractions include gourmet food trucks, a beer and wine garden, and a live show sponsored by Entertainment For Good featuring live bands, solo artists and DJ EFG!
NEW! Kids Zone featuring Sugar Sweet Farms Traveling Petting Zoo and Pony Rides.
and bouncy inflatables for the kids!
BEER & WINE GARDEN
Gourmet Food Trucks
Last year's Oktoberfest included lots of delicious choices including Jerk Chicken, Italian rice balls, seafood, and more!
This year we look forward to adding sweet treats, BBQ, and other ethnic foods including Korean, Spanish, and fusions such as Tandoori Trailer - an Indian Mexican fusion food truck!
If you're interested in signing up your food truck to sponsor the event, click the button below. The fee is only $199 for the entire day! (9am-9pm)
NJ Craft Beers, Fine Wines & more
NJ Craft beers have grown in popularity due to their rich taste, unique flavors and local appeal. This year we're proud to feature Jersey City's 902 Brewing, Hackensack's Alemetary Brewing, Bolero Snort Brewing from Ridgefield Park, and more!
With help from Fort Lee's Linwood Wines and Liquors Company, our official Beer & Wine Garden sponsor, we'll also showcase some great cans of red and white wines, and smooth, refreshing cocktails from the most popular liquors in the world!
The live concert will feature great solo artists and live bands performing the greatest hits genres from the 60s, 70s, 80s, and more!
This year we're excited to announce our headliner - winners of the 2019 World Championship of Performing Arts - the Arato Brothers! These middle school-aged kids play and like rock and roll veterans!
Don't miss their incredible covers including "Come Together" (Beatles), "Bohemian Rhapsody" (Queen), and "Final Countdown" (Europe) and more!