Oktoberfest | Holy Name
89 N. 17th Ave.
Beech Grove, IN 46107


Holy Name Oktoberfest

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Mark your calendars for our annual tradition

2017 Co-Chairs: 

  • Mike Lamping 
  • Jill Sizemore                       

Oktoberfest is the main festival event and fund-raising venue for Holy Name of Jesus Catholic Church parish. A lively and entertaining street festival in the heart of Beech Grove, Oktoberfest draws revelers and families from across the Indianapolis area, thanks to its promise of a weekend devoted to food, fun and fabulous prizes. The well-known Indianapolis bands, The Flying Toasters and The Woomblies Rock Orchestra will be performing this year.

Don’t miss your chance to be part of a tradition of neighborhood spirit and community celebration.

Oktoberfest is a community event that brings together generations of Holy Name parishioners, alumni, parents, students, donors, friends and supporters. More than 1,000 people attend this two-day event.

Oktoberfest early bird spaghetti dinner is on August 26 th, 2017 . An opportunity to order T-shirts, sign up to volunteer and buy a raffle ticket and get in on the early bird drawing . 

Health and safety Fair – is NEW this year in an effort to outreach to our Beech Grove Community 

Free physicals , Blood pressure and blood sugar checks. Free Bone density testing and free cholesterol check, asthma and COPD , sign up for insurance.

Beech Grove police will be making free kids ID cards with finger printing on Saturday night only . 

Beech Grove Fire Dept. will be on hand for fire safety tips and free tours of the fire trucks and fire safety tips . 

Indiana university women’s Health will be main sponsor on Friday September 29 , 2017 and will be offering 30 free physicals . If ingested in a free evaluation please Email- tbduell@gmail.com to reserve your spot for a free check

Saint Francis Hospital will be main sponsor on Saturday September 30, 2017 offering bone density testing , blood pressure checks, free cholesterol testing ,Blood sugar testing , cancer screening testing.

MDwise will be available both nights signing folks up for insurance . 

University of Indianapolis Nursing students will be volunteering doing Blood Pressure checks

American senior communities will be present both nights offering information about assisted living and long term care 

A nutritionist will be available to discuss healthy eating habits .. she our very own Nichole Haywood ( Parishioner at Holy Name) 

Beech Groves very own family Dentist will be available Friday night in the kids zone..( Dr. Maddigen ) 





Friday, September 29th and Saturday, September 30th 5:00pm – Midnight

Holy Name of Jesus Catholic Church
89 N. 17th Ave
Beech Grove, Indiana

To raise funds and build community across the Southside by supporting the operational budget, mission and specific needs of Holy Name of Jesus Catholic Church.

Thank you to our sponsors:

Presenting Sponsor



Silver Sponsors



Bronze Sponsors

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Event Donors


Spike and Nancy Russell


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Keg Donors

Josh & Alicia Wolford
Debra Gartrell
Deliver EEZ (Mike & Debbie Wolford)
Barry & Jenny Stafford
Matt Wright
Therese Brandon
Steve Goebel
Derek & Ann Williams
Christine Williams
Tony & Carrie Schafer
Dan & Jeana Lawson
DJ & Erin Mcallister
Jay and Aimee Morris
Ernie and Debbie Morris
Carrsun Furniture Rental
Jim Chapman, Chapman Mortgage
Mike Brunsman, Brunsman Lawncare
Tony and Stephanie Jay
Dancing for Dennis
McQ’s Pub & Eatery
Jeff & Lisa Rizzi
Courtney and Melissa Lewis
Katie West
D Taps
Terry Galuska
Virgil and Norma Dollar
Edwards Drive-In
Meyer Najem
Dr. Daniel Maddigan, DDS
Geoff &Michelle Prendergast
Lamping Cleaners
IFD Emerald Society
Iaria’s Italian Restaurant
Lamping Huser HVAC
Glander Orthodontics
Mayor Dennis Buckley
8th Day Distillery
Eckstein Shoe Store
Steve Bates
S & A Group
Kenny Berger & Andy Hurrle
Eckstein Shoe Store
Father Bob
Spike & Nancy Russell
Vince & Vicki Scotto
8th Day Distillery
Spaulding Jewelry

In Kind Donations

The Atrium
Acosta – Foodservice
Advantage Waypoint
Caito Foods
City of Beech Grove
Terry and Wendi Galuska
GrinOn Industries
Indianapolis Fruit
Indiana Heart Physicians
Pacific Coast Marketing
Piazza Produce
Wagner Signs
Craig and Sara Wiley
Zink Distributors