Thursday evening, Germania Maennerchor will kick off its 54th annual Volksfest.
Evansville Mayor Lloyd Winnecke will be on hand for the opening ceremonies, which will honor World War II veterans.
The entertainment begins at 6 p.m. and runs through midnight.
A celebrity bratwurst tossing will take place in the garden at 8 p.m.
The opening ceremonies also include the tapping of the keg.