Wirsthaus - Los Angeles, CA - Sep 21 to Oct 31, 2019
Oktoberfest runs on Fridays and Saturdays through the end of October.
Alpine Village Oktoberfest - Torrance, CA - Oct 4 to Oct 27, 2019
Southern California has been celebrating Oktoberfest at Alpine Village for nearly 50 years. USA Today named it one of the best Oktoberfests in the world. It is held weekends in October in a 32,000 square foot tent. Located in Torrance, it is the most popular Los Angeles Oktoberfest. Tables are on a first come first served basis – there are no reservations. It’s 21+ on Friday and Saturday but all ages are welcome on Sunday. Tickets are between $5 and $20 depending on day. Kids 12 and under as well as those dressed in dirndls or lederhosen get in free on Sundays.
Nipomo’s Best Oktoberfest - Nipomo, CA - Oct 12, 2019
Annual Oktoberfest with Miss Nipomo Pageant, Battle of the Bands, live entertainment, bbq tasting and competition, beer and wine garden and kids activities. Event is outdoors and open to the general public. 11 AM to 5 PM on Saturday hours with live music. 11 AM to 4 PM on Sunday with the second annual Battle of the Bands and a BBQ competition with tasting. Kids area on Saturday and Sunday has pony rides, face painting, bounce house, petting zoo and mechanical rides. There’s also arts and crafts booths and the Dave Dana Memorial car show.
Palm Springs Oktoberfest - Palm Springs, CA - Sep 23, 2021
Jazzville celebrates Oktoberfest in style and fun with the incomparable West Coast Prost! Much more than your average polka band, this group plays polkas, waltzes, dixieland, swing and country/western favorites. They bring an exciting sense of youth to and older tradition of music. This is going to be wúnderbar!
Santa Anita Oktoberfest - Arcadia, CA - Oct 2 to Oct 10, 2021
Raise your steins and strap on your lederhosen for the grand return of Oktoberfest at Santa Anita, with two weekends packed to the brim with more Bavarian beer, eats, live music & entertainment, and more fun than you can shake a bratwurst at.
Vegan Oktoberfest - Los Angeles, CA - Oct 16, 2021
Canceled for 2022. Normally: LA’s annual unique Oktoberfest celebration. The beer hall at LA Center Studios is in the heart of Downtown Los Angeles. It features traditional Bavarian food, live Oompah bands, beer maidens, and of course, refreshing and delicious beer poured to perfection by dozens of great breweries. Come enjoy a taste of Germany while you make new friends and indulge to your heart’s desire. Since all the food and beer is vegan, you can experience a traditional Oktoberfest celebration with a clear conscience. Win prizes for chicken dancing, stein holding, and wearing costumes. Tickets sell out so get yours early. 21+ event.
Rocktoberfest - Huntington Beach, CA - Sep 2 to Sep 17, 2022
Biergarten, bands, full bar and food, festival hall
Big Bear Lake Oktoberfest - Big Bear, CA - Sep 10 to Nov 5, 2022
Weekends. There will be three expanded bier gartens, live music, vendor booths and kids games. Other contests include the beer stein-carrying contest, stein holding, beer drinking contest and log sawing competition. Tickets are available on their website. Food and beer are purchased with Burgermeister Bucks. Complimentary Shuttle will give you a ride home anywhere in the Big Bear Valley.
Oktoberfest at the Phoenix Club - Anaheim, CA - Sep 16 to Oct 23, 2022
Friday-Sunday starting mid-September, the Phoenix Club will host seven weekends of Oktoberfest fun. Live music, imported German beer on tap, beer drinking and sausage eating contests, costume contest, polka lessons and kids activities including a bounce house.
Beaumont Oktoberfest - Beaumont, CA - Sep 16 to Sep 18, 2022
Annual Oktoberfest with live entertainment, authentic food, contests, arts & crafts vendors, weiner dog races, horse show and kids zone. Held at Noble Creek Park.
Lake Arrowhead Oktoberfest - Lake Arrowhead, CA - Sep 17 to Oct 29, 2022
Celebrate Oktoberfest on weekends in their genuine Alpine village with authentic food and free entertainment. Games include stein holding, sausage toss, beer chug and more. Imported German and European beers on tap. German sausage, pretzels and more. Chicken dance too!
Old World Village Oktoberfest - Huntington Beach, CA - Sep 18 to Nov 6, 2022
Wednesday through Sunday. Enjoy Oktoberfest at Old World Village in September and October. Old World is a European themed shopping center that goes all out during Oktoberfest. They have parades, dachshund races, a Herbmeister, and Kidsfest. It is self described as the best Oktoberfest in Orange County. Kinderfest for kids every Sunday, with family friendly (and free) days on Wednesday and Thursday. Friday and Saturday are ticketed and 21+.
St. Martin de Porres Oktoberfest - Yorba Linda, CA - Sep 30 to Oct 2, 2022
The annual fall parish festival that brings the entire community together for fun, food, and fund-raising.
Redlands Oktoberfest - Redlands, CA - Oct 1 to Oct 2, 2022
Head to Sylvan Park for Oktoberfest beers and local craft brews, kids activities, contests for best costume, yodeling, stein holding, and Hammerschlagen; live polka music, food vendors and more! Benefits Redlands Optimists and their work in the community. $10 admission (under 21 is free).
Montrose Oktoberfest - Montrose, CA - Oct 1, 2022
Annual Oktoberfest by the Montrose-Verdugo City Chamber of Commerce. It is the largest outdoor event of the City of Glendale and the Foothills. Contests include stein holding, sausage eating, Master & Little Miss OKtoberfest, best dressed dog and a coloring contest. Games, rides and bingo as well. German bands and dancing, too.
Wurstkuche Oktoberfest - Venice, CA - Oct 1, 2022
Every Saturday in October, head on down to Wurstkuche Restaurant in Venice for an Oktoberfest celebration!
Oktoberfest at Fairplex - Pomona, CA - Oct 7 to Oct 22, 2022
The home of the L.A. County Fair brings you their Los Angeles Oktoberfest with beer, German food, Bavarian music, games and the chicken dance. It’s 21+ only and is held on Friday-Saturday for each weekend.
Oktoberfest at Nature Friends - Sierra Madre, CA - Oct 16, 2022
A German themed potluck (bring your favorite dish!), dance demonstrations and other fun. $5 suggested donation.