5th Annual Charity 5K & Costume Contest

West Hickory Street Oktoberfest’s Fifth Annual 5K Fun Run & Costume Contest 

Brought to you by Friends with Benefits • Denton – the most fun charity work in North Texas

Lace up your sneakers and lederhosen! Join us for the 13th Annual West Hickory Street Oktoberfest on October 5th, brought to you by Lucky Lou’s! Get ready for an afternoon full of events, entertainment, and BEER!

The day starts off with our 5th Annual – 100% for charity – 5K Run and Costume Contest! This year’s event will be benefiting Denton_goal and Zoie’s Place.

Following the 5K, venues along West Hickory Street will have live music, food, wiener dog races, stein hoists, das boots, and more!

Pre-Sale Options:
5th Annual 5K: $20.00 ($30 day-of)
Price includes Chip Timing, Fun Run t-shirt*, 5K finisher’s medal and one FREE beer at the end of the race**

Oktoberfest General Admission: $12 ($15 day-of)
Pricing includes a 42oz custom stein, event t-shirt, 1 beer on the house!

Oktoberfest and 5K combo package: $28 (Pre-sale only! These tickets will not be available day-of.)
Price includes BOTH the Fun Run and Oktoberfest packages.

Virtual Run: $15
Can’t make it to the event day of but still want to participate and help raise money for charity? We are including a virtual run option meaning you can run or walk whenever and wherever you want. All registrants will receive a finisher’s medal and race shirt in the mail.

Online registration closes at noon on Friday, October 4th. There will be day-of tickets available.

Shirt Guarantee Deadline – September 23rd at 5pm.

**Must be 21+ with valid ID to consume alcohol.

3:00pm – 5K registration begins
4:00pm – Race Starts
4:00pm – Doors open for the 13th Annual West Hickory Street Oktoberfest and the party begins!
5:00pm – Race winners and costume contest winners announced

Live Music by Jay-B & the Zydeco Posse

Prices will increase day of the event and shirt sizes are not guaranteed.

No cancellations or refunds. This is a rain or shine event.

Oktoberfest is a free community event. All ages are welcome, but you must be 21+ to consume alcohol.

No weapons, outside drinks, coolers, etc will be allowed at the event.


Register today!


Just click on the link above and you can pre-register for the 5k and celebration!