The 11th annual Smithville Octoberfest features two stages of entertainment, bands, children's area, more than 200 vendors, and a huge Saturday parade with pets in costume. Ride the rides at the carnival, take in a movie at the park, and enter the washer tournament and the baking contest. There are contests, pageants, and the Chamber Garden where you can visit over a cold beverage. This event is free except for admission to the Chamber Garden and entry fees for tournaments. Held downtown on Friday from 5-10 pm and Saturday 10 am-10 pm (Chamber Garden open until midnight both days).