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


Holy Name Oktoberfest

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.

Saturday evening mass will be at 4 pm on September 30 ,  2017.
No 5 pm mass that weekend .

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.

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’s Center of Excellence in Women’s Health encourages women and teens to receive a free health screening on the Wellness on Wheels (WOW) Bus on Friday, September 29, between 5-8 p.m. Meet one-one-one with a nurse practitioner to learn what steps you can take to improve your health. All participants will receive a free cookbook. For more information, contact Teri Duell at tbduell@iu.edu.  

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. Maddigan ) 






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


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Silver Sponsors


Bronze Sponsors



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Event Donors


Spike and Nancy Russell

Holwager & Holwager Attorneys at Law /  Beech Grove, IN. 
Suburban Glass

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Beech Grove Promotors Club

In Kind Donations

Waterman’s Farm
Piazza Produce
City of Beech Grove
Payless Liquors
Wagner Signs
Caito Foods
The Rojas Family & The Palms
Dr. Daniel Maddigan
Main Street Music
Pritchett Orthodontist
Wagner Signs
Little & Sons Funeral Home
VNS Franciscan parking 

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