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Carmel Oktoberfest with Popular Band “Polkaboy”

Popular Indy party band, “Polkaboy,” will perform

Post Date:09/21/2017


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City of Carmel
One Civic Square, Carmel, IN 46032



Date:                 September 20, 2017
Contact:          Nancy Heck (317) 571-2474

Celebrate Carmel Oktoberfest with Popular Band “Polkaboy”


Carmel, IN – Popular Indy party band, “Polkaboy,” will perform at the annual Carmel Oktoberfest on Friday, September 22 at 6 p.m. at Carmel City Center. In its ninth year, Carmel Oktoberfest has become a traditional way to celebrate and welcome the fall season.

Hosted outside on the upper plaza at Carmel City Center, the vibrant setting looks over The Palladium and Center Green and provides the ideal atmosphere to celebrate Oktoberfest.  The City of Carmel, Carmel City Center, Pedcor, and area businesses are proud to partner to bring this free event, open to all ages to the community. 

“We are thrilled to welcome guests to Oktoberfest and showcase Carmel City Center amenities,” says Jimia Smith, vice president and marketing director of Carmel City Center. “The event allows us to celebrate with our residents and current patrons while at the same time inviting new friends to enjoy our European-style architecture, shops and breathtaking view of our city.”

Oktoberfest headliner and fan favorite, Polkaboy is a 14-piece band that plays a variety of music from polka and waltz to classic rock. Polkaboy will perform at Carmel City Center at South Range Line Road and City Center Drive on the upper plaza. Access to the upper plaza is available via the new Veterans Way Garage as well as staircases, elevators and walk ways located on Range Line Road and City Center Drive. City Center businesses will have food, refreshments, beer and wine for sale at the event.

Public parking is available in all open public street parking and in the lot at the northwest corner of Range Line Road and City Center Drive. See attached map for parking options. Oktoberfest kicks off an exciting weekend in Carmel! Please be aware that the International Arts Festival preparations will result in road closures to the north of our event. In addition, Range Line and 4th Street South is closed for improvements. You may take an alternate route to get to the event, but we know you will be ready to polka! For detours and other construction details visit

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Octoberfest 2017 map



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