City of Cambridge welcomes the community once again to its annual free Oktoberfest Lunch

Posted on Monday September 25, 2023

Cambridge, Ontario. (September 25, 2023) The City of Cambridge is pleased to once again be hosting the community Oktoberfest Lunch at 50 Dickson St., Civic Square, City Hall from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., on October 11, 2023.

All are welcome to attend this free public event, with donations to the Cambridge Food Bank encouraged. There will be a free Oktoberfest sausages and sauerkraut served by city staff volunteers with cookies from the Cambridge Farmers’ Market while supplies last. Participants will also have the opportunity to enjoy a ceremonial keg tapping and live Bavarian music.

“City Council and our staff look forward to this event every year,” said Mayor Jan Liggett. “It’s a great opportunity to get out and take part in a fun, free, family event as Cambridge continues to celebrate it’s 50th anniversary.”

Dickson St. will be closed from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. on October 11, to accommodate the Oktoberfest celebration. Motorists are being asked to plan alternate routes when travelling through the area.

A special thank you to our 2023 Community Oktoberfest Lunch volunteers and our local sponsors: M&M Meat Shops, Sobeys Inc., Foundry Tavern, Cambridge Farmers’ Market, Cambridge Food Bank and 107.5 Dave Rocks.

For more events in the city:





Media Contact

Karen Pepper, Director

Mayor/Council Office


About the City of Cambridge

The City of Cambridge is one of the fastest growing areas in the country. With nearly 140,000 residents, Cambridge is the second largest community within Waterloo Region. It is strategically located astride highway 401 in southwestern Ontario, part of the Toronto to Waterloo Region Innovation Corridor. With a multicultural mix and a strong foundation of support services, Cambridge has a diverse economic base with leading industries in advanced manufacturing, automotive, aerospace, nuclear, pharmaceutical, business and financial services.


For more information about the City and its services, visit For accessibility accommodations, please contact To opt out of the news release distribution, email