324 S Hancock St, Pentwater, MI 49449


The second Saturday in October marks the 27th anniversary of this long-held tradition of Oktoberfest in Pentwater.  The event has many activities for all to enjoy including the Stout Stumble 5K and Classic Car and Hot Rod Show

Stout Stumble 5K Walk and Run

Join the Pentwater Chamber of Commerce for the Stout Stumble 5K Run and Walk on October 14th, 2023 at 10am. Weave through the beautiful Village of Pentwater at whatever pace you would like, no matter what there will be a beer waiting for you at the finish line! The Stout Stumble 5K is all about being active and having fun!

The Stout Stumble is a returning favorite to Pentwater’s Annual Oktoberfest celebration! Oktoberfest is fun for the whole family! After the race stick around the Village and enjoy the Celebration Tent on the Village Green, live music, drinks, food, Classic Car & Hot Rod Show, local shops, restaurants and more!

All Stout Stumble participants will receive:

  • Celebratory beer at the finish line! (Must be 21 and older)
  • Exclusive Stout Stumble Shirt
  • Stout Stumble 5K Souvenir
  • Access to Oktoberfest event festivities: Food Trucks, Live Music, Beer, Classic Car & Hot Rod Show & More!

The cost is $30 to participate and $35 after October 1st. Registration is now open, register today!
Questions? Contact us at events@pentwater.org
Cheers to beer! We will see you at the Stout Stumble! 

Stout Stumble 5K Sponsor: Spectrum Health

Register today!

OKtoberfest Classic car and hot rod Show

Second Saturday in October from 10am-2pm

The Classic Car & Hot Rod Show is a must see.  Hancock Street in the heart of downtown will be closed for vehicles to be showcased downtown Pentwater.  This outdoor venue is the perfect setting for participants to show off their prized possessions.  Many plaques will be distributed.  Registration is from 8 – 10am in front of the Pentwater Chamber of Commerce (324 S. Hancock Street). Registration is $10.


Join us to enjoy live music with Delilah DeWylde, festive drinks and yard games!

All ages welcome! 21 and up must have wristband. No cost to entry

Oktoberfest Celebration Sponsor: GGTM Law

Oktoberfest Schedule of Activities:

Saturday, October 14th

  • 8am-10am Car Show Registration
  • 9am-10am Stout Stumble 5K Check In
  • 10am-12:30pm Stout Stumble 5K Walk & Run
  • 10am-2pm Classic Car and Hot Rod Show
  • 10am-4pm Pentwater Home Tour (COVE Annual Fundraiser)
  • 12pm-2:30pm Oktoberfest Celebration
  • 12pm Live Music and Oktoberfest Activities at the Village Café & Pub