It’s Oktoberfest Season!!! So grab a stein, a brat, and an Uber and get read to do the Chicken Dance! Here’s where you can enjoy Oktoberfest in and around Greater Palm Springs, the Inland Empire, and Southern California this fall.
La Quinta Brewing Co. Oktoberfest – October 26
The Palm Springs area brewery is hosting their 4th Annual Oktoberfest party in their parking lot on October 26. There will be games, music, authentic german eats and German-style beers – plus your ticket gets you a collectible glass stein to drink all that tasty beer in. You can grab your advance tickets for $10 here.
Big Bear Lake Oktoberfest
It’s the 48th installment of Oktoberfest at the Big Bear Lake Convention Center. The event runs weekends from September 7 through November 3. There’s music, Brats & Knockwursts, German beer, vendors, contests, dancing and more. and enjoy the very same beers poured at Munich’s Oktoberfest
Lake Arrowhead Oktoberfest
Another option for getting your Oktoberfest on in the San Bernardino mountains! The event is happening Saturdays and Sundays in the Lake Arrowhead Village from September 14 through October 27.
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King Ludwig’s Oktoberfest in Beaumont – September 20 – 22
Food, beer, games, and so much more – and, best of all, it’s free to get in (though it is $5 to park). The event takes place Friday – Sunday at Noble Creek Park.
San Diego Festival of Beer – September 21
So technically, this is not an Oktoberfest. But hey, tons of beer tastings, music, and food – so, still, good times and the weather is always nice in San Diego. If you go, save a lot of cash by grabbing the Groupon.
Coachella Valley Brewing Oktoberfest – September 21
The desert brewer is holding a parking lot party to kick off Oktoberfest season with 8 live musical acts, beer, games, keg bowling (!), and more from noon to 9 pm.
Fairplex Oktoberfest – October 4 to 19
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The LA County Fairplex will have Bavarian music, beer, Authentic German food, contests, and did I say Beer? – every Friday and Saturday from October 4 – October 19, 6pm to midnight each day.
Draughtsman, Palm Springs – October 5
For $25, you get a beer, brat, and custom stein. There will be games, music, and more from noon to 5 pm.
Redlands Oktoberfest – October 5
The Redlands Optimist Club hosts their 7th annual event at Sylvan Park on Saturday Oct. 6 from 11 am to 7pm. It’s a kid friendly event with live music, German food, and, of course, beer.
Have a great time at whatever Oktoberfest in Southern California you attend! Cheers!!
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