El Camino Real &
Mountain Vista Drive (outdoors)
Free admission, encinitasoktoberfest.com
Ceremonial Parade 12 p.m.
Band: Hammerstein Musik Bavaria
Events: Gemütlichkeit Alpine Dancers, carnival rides, a street craft faire featuring over 200 vendors and more!
Held along a six-block marketplace at El Camino Real and Mountain Vista Drive in Encinitas, you're invited to the Encinitas Oktoberfest, a free, family event featuring traditional Bavarian dancers and bands and over 100 vendors. Browse the works of artisans with unique arts and craft items, taste authentic German food and, of course, beer will be served in a large tent with a view of the entertainment stage.
A family fun zone offers children's games and a ceremonial parade and German games add to the ongoing festivities.
The Encinitas Oktoberfest is a free, family event emphasizing arts and crafts, authentic refreshments, entertainment, exhibits and Chamber of Commerce businesses.
This event which spans six blocks, attracts over 30,000 in attendance. It pays tribute to the area's German heritage, which dates back to farming colonies settled in the late 19th century. More importantly, it is a great opportunity to bring together the community of Encinitas.
Events are not guaranteed. It is your responsibility to confirm before going.