The 2024 Haubstadt Sommerfest kicks off this week with rides, food, live entertainment, Southern Indiana's Finest Bierstube, and more!

There will be a lot of fun events going on in the Evansville area this summer. One of those events happens to kick off this week, and it's one that Tri-Staters of all ages will enjoy. It's the annual Haubstadt Sommerfest!

The Sommerfest is a charity event designed to raise money to support infrastructure improvements, scholarship programs, and community projects in the area. Over the past 10 years, the organizers have given over $250,000 to support projects in and around Haubstadt, with an emphasis on our youth. So, not only is it a fun time, but it also helps create a better future for kids in the area.

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2024 Haubstadt Sommerfest Details

Sommerfest takes over Haubstadt on Thursday, June 20th through Saturday, June 22nd this year. There's always a lot to see and do there. Plenty of food, live entertainment, and more. According to the Haubstadt Sommerfest website:

The Haubstadt Sommerfest is your ultimate weekend destination! Whether it's our community parade, Laufenfest 5K race, or Southern Indiana's Finest Bierstube, festival-goers always have a fantastic experience in the Busch Light Capital of the World!

Check out the schedule of events below:


  • 5:00 PM – Rides, Food Booths Open
  • 7:00 PM – Bierstube Opens
  • 8:00 PM – Main Stage – Brad Lemmons
  • Midnight – Bierstube Closes


  • 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM  Laufenfest Packet Pickup (South Stage)
  • 5:00 PM – Rides, Food Booths Open
  • 7:00 PM – Bierstube Opens
  • 8:00 PM – Main Stage – Happy New Month
  • Midnight – Bierstube Closes


  • 6:00 AM – Laufenfest Race Registration
  • 8:00 AM – Lil’ Dutch Run
  • 8:20 AM – 5K Run
  • 8:25 AM – 5k Walk
  • Noon – Laufenfest Bierstube Ends


  • 1:00 PM – Parade (no route change this year)
  • 5:00 PM – Rides, Food Booths Open (Post-Parade – Some Rides / Food Booths Open)
  • 7:00 PM – Bierstube Opens
  • 8:00 PM – Main Stage – That’s What She Said
  • Midnight – Bierstube Closes

Sommerfest is located at Haubstadt Park. You can learn more, and plan your trip by clicking here.

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