September 11-November 7, 2021
Big Bear Lake Oktoberfest
Big Bear Lake Convention Center
Big Bear Lake, CA
$5-10 ages 3-12 years
50th Annual Big Bear Lake Oktoberfest
Log Sawing & Stein Holding Contests-held several times throughout the day both Saturdays and Sundays. The Safe Slam Beer Drinking & Beer Pong contests are held Saturday evenings. Children's contests are held Sundays. Outside Budenstrasse (Game Booths, Exhibitors, Vendors) open Saturdays and Sundays. On Saturdays after 6 p.m. only persons 21 years and older will be admitted. However, families with children who have entered Oktoberfest prior to 6 p.m. will not be asked to leave.
Big Bear Lake hosts its annual Oktoberfest, which takes place at the resort's Convention Center. This Bavarian-style celebration features America's highest elevation biergarten; authentic German food, music, and dance groups; activities, including America's only stein-holding contests; and a fun zone for children and families. A gift store on location sells silly hats, glasses, beads, steins and other objects. The event includes fantastic mountain contests such as log sawing.
Ongoing events each weekend: Log Sawing Contest | Stein Holding Contests | The Safe Slam Beer Drinking | Beer Pong | Kids' contests | Budenstrasse Game Booths | Exhibitors | Samson The Bull
Events are not guaranteed. It is your responsibility to confirm before going.