California Oktoberfests


California celebrates Oktoberfest annually with over 100 events ranging from 1 day festivals to weeklong and month-long seasons. From the delicious Oktoberfest foods to the great beers on tap, Oktoberfest is a season to savor and enjoy, then long for the rest of the year.

ALAMEDA: Oktoberfest 3 weekends
Entertainment all year at the German Restaurant
2424 Lincoln Ave.
Alameda, CA
Speisekammer Oktoberfest is held 3 Sundays in a Row.

ANAHEIM: Oktoberfest
Every weekend mid-Sept.-Oct.
Phoenix Club
1240 S. Sanderson Ave., Anaheim, CA
Oom pah pah Band direct from Germany in one of the longest running Oktoberfest events in California.

AUBURN: Oktoberfest
Gold Country Fairgrounds
1273 High St., Auburn
Oktoberfest at Auburn's Gold Country Fair Grounds. Serving authentic German Dinner, German Beer & Schnapps, live music and German Dancers.

AVILA BEACH - SAN LUIS OBISPO: Oaktoberfest Avila Beach Golf Resort
Tickets will include admission to entire event, a commemorative event stein and your first beer.

BEAUMONT: Oktoberfest
Weekend festival is usually held in September.
Noble Creek Regional Park, 38900 14th St., Beaumont, CA

BEN LOMOND: Oktoberfest

BIG BEAR LAKE: Oktoberfest Big Bear Lake Convention Center
Annual Big Bear Lake Oktoberfest
Open Saturdays Noon to Midnight; Sundays Noon to 5:30 p.m.
Cost: $15 most weekends, pre-purchase at discount; seniors, kids are less

BURBANK: Oktoberfest

CAMPBELL: OKTOBERFEST Downtown Campbell Campbell Chamber of Commerce

CARLSBAD: Oktoberfest
Carlsbad Rotary Oktoberfest
For more information call the Carlsbad Visitors Bureau at 760-434-6093 or visit

CAMPBELL: Oktoberfest
Downtown Historic
Campbell CA
Admission & Parking are Free

CARMEL: Oktoberfest
Modeled after the Munich event.

CLAYTON: Oktoberfest October 5-6, 2019
City of Clayton, CA

CONCORD: Oktoberfest

COTATI: Oktoberfest
La Plaza Park, downtown Cotati at the corner of Old Redwood Hwy. & W. Sierra Ave., under a giant tent! Contests galore! For more information, call the Cotati Chamber of Commerce at -

DIXON: Downtown Dixon Beerfest
4 - 8 p.m. Beer tasting, live music, baseball memorabilia raffle -- come in your lederhosen or baseball attire! Cost: $20, approx.

EL CAJON: Oktoberfest
Bring your family and friends to El Cajon and experience a real German Oktoberfest!, German American Societies, 1017 S. Molliison Ave., El Cajon, CA

ENCINITAS: Oktoberfest
Free event open to all ages, this incredible street festival includes entertainment, arts & crafts, music, dancing, and a beer garden. Held on 6 blocks of El Camino Real and Mountain Vista, Encinitas, CA

ESCONDIDO: Welk Resorts San Diego Oktoberfest October 5-6, 2019
Welk Resorts San Diego
Golf Course
8860 Lawrence Welk Drive
Escondido, CA 92026
Free-$40; Bed & Brew VIP Package including one-night stay for $115,
Pull out your lederhosen and dirndl and join the fun at Welk Resorts' 1st Annual Oktoberfest! The family-friendly festival features delicious German-themed food, rides, games, live music, and of course bier! Legacy Brewing Co. serves the Oktoberfest Beer Garden with over a dozen different craft beers
Test your skills at classic German-themed contests like Barrel Racing
Beer Stein Holding
German Costume Contest
Chicken Dance Contest
German Emcee Richard Bernard
30-foot Free Fall Drop ride
Battle Royale Tournament $250, a swag bag and bragging rights!

FONTANA: Lobtoberfest

Held Wednesday through Sunday over a 2 month period. Wednesday & Thursday are free admission family nights. Friday and Saturday are adult nights 21+ only, admission fee. Sunday is Kinderfest, and afternoon and evening event at 2:30 p.m. with Dachshund Races at 3 p.m. Fee. Location: Old World German Village, Center Ave., Huntington Beach, CA

JULIAN: Oktoberfest September or October - no current info
St. Elizabeth's Annual October Fest Brings a Taste Europe to Julian
Weekend in October, Sat-Sun

KING CITY: Oktoberfest At the Hacienda at Fort Hunter Liggett. No current info

LAKEPORT: Oktoberfest
Welcome to Oktoberfest!
Street Dance
Don't forget your dirndl or lederhosen. There will also be a Dachshund Derby so warm up your wiener dog!

MAMMOTH LAKES: Annual Oktoberfest
Mammoth Lakes Oktoberfest
Friday Night ROKtoberfest and Saturday traditional Bavarian celebration.

McCLOUD: McCloud Biketoberfest

MILLBRAE Oktoberfest Fundraiser at Millbrae Rec Center 477 Lincoln Circle, Millbrae CA.

MONTROSE: Montrose Oktoberfest
Contests, Stein Holding, & Sausage Eating Contests in Beer Garden at Wickham Way

MORAGA: Oktoberfest at the Hacienda

OAKLAND: Oaktoberfest
Oaktoberfest in Dimond

ORINDA: Orinda Jazz Festival Oktoberfest.

OROVILLE: Oktoberfest
Oktoberfest at Feather Falls Casino include all star line up of rock music and blues.

OXNARD: Oktoberfest October 5, 2019, 12-5 p.m.
1251 Gottfried Place
Oxnard, CA
Free admission
Annual Oktoberfest. Scarecrow Contest, German food, Stein Holding Contest, Antique Tractors, Tours, Arts & Crafts, Accordion band - Reunion Ensemble.

PETALUMA: Petaluma Oktoberfest

PLACERVILLE: Oktoberfest
Downtown Placerville - free.

POMONA: Oktoberfest at Fairplex
Pomona, CA

REDLANDS: Oktoberfest in Sylvan Park.

REDWOOD CITY: Peninsula Oktoberfest
Beer, food and music.

ROSEVILLE: Oktoberfest
One day event at Vernon Street Town Square includes beer, food, live music, fun

SACRAMENTO: Sacramento Oktoberfest
3349 J St.

SAN CLEMENTE: Oktoberfest
All day event in the plaza next to Old City Hill in downtown San Clemente.
German Beer Garden, Alpine music, foods

SAN FRANCISCO: Oktoberfest by the Bay
Pier 48
21-piece Bavarian Band!

SCOTTS VALLEY: Rotary Oktoberfest
Scotts Valley Rotary Oktoberfest

TAFT: Oktoberfest
Oktoberfest! Carnival, Food, Vendor Booths, Band, Beer

TEHACHAPI: Oktoberfest and German Car Show
Held in historic Downtown Tehachapi

TORRANCE: Alpine Village Oktoberfest Alpine Village
833 West Torrance Blvd
Torrance, CA 90502
Oom-pah-pah music, contests, sing-a-long, bier prosting and of course the chicken dance.

TWAIN HARTE: OktoberFest
Eproson Park
Twain Harte, CA

VACAVILLE: Vacaville Oktoberfest
Town Square
Vacaville, CA

VISALIA: Beers & Brats at the Ballpark
Visalia Chamber of Commerce open to 21+
Visalia Rawhide Baseball Field
300 N Giddings, Visalia, CA
5:30pm - 9:30pm

Auf Wiedersehen Oktoberfest!

Dust Off Your Dirndl, Brush Off Your Lederhosen

Events are not guaranteed. It is your responsibility to confirm before going.

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