Local Oktoberfest Activities

September 24th, 2015 by

We know you love German cars, but how about the savory flavor of German beer, or the delicious taste of authentic German cuisine? We’re drifting into the autumn season German-style, as we get you revved up for a family fun Oktoberfest celebration. During Oktoberfest, family and friends gather to eat, drink and dance, celebrating German traditions. Annually, Oktoberfest is held in Munich, Germany but did you know that there are many annual festivals that happen right here in in our community? Annual festivities are already underway and we did not want you to miss out on any of the fun, so we put together a list of different venues where to can go and partake this year.

Oktoberfest in La Mesa

Dates: October 2nd & 3rd, 12:00pm-10:00pm
This 2-day event is San Diego’s biggest Oktoberfest celebration. Attracting people from all over and hosting over 100 different vendors. It is one enormous block party located in the La Mesa Village. Great food live entertainment and cold beers make this the perfect destination for your Oktoberfest celebration.

Oktoberfest in Carlsbad

Date: October 3rd, 12:00pm-10:00pm
Located in Holiday Park this annual Carlsbad’s Oktoberfest celebration is one for the whole family. Kids can enjoy get their face painted, carving pumpkins at the pumpkin patch and much more. At the Carlsbad Oktoberfest not only can you look forward to great food but also 4 live performing bands and a DJ. It’s safe to say this is one party you don’t want to miss.

Oktoberfest in Julian

Dates: October 11th -12th, 10:00am-4:00pm
Are you a apple pie lover? If so, Oktoberfest in Julian is where you need to be. You can have a great time enjoying wonderful traditional German food and entertainment all while having their famous apple pies.


Date: October 11th, 11:00am-10:00pm
Get in on the tradition as South Park and Uptown community celebrate their first annual Oktoberfest. Parktoberfest will have a massive 21+ Oktoberfest style beer garden as well as family friendly section where kids can partake in the Oktoberfest festivities. In addition to great traditional German foods, local bands will perform providing the perfect atmosphere to an eventful celebration.

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