Old World Village Oktoberfest – Huntington Beach, California – September 13 – October 25, 2015
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, beautiful girls, dachshund races, a Herbmeister, and Kidsfest. It is self described as the best Oktoberfest in Orange County. Kinderfest for kids every Sunday. There are dachshund races as well.
Location: 7561 Center Ave. #49, Huntington Beach, CA 92647
Alpine Village Oktoberfest – Los Angeles, CA – September 11 – October 31, 2015. Southern California has been celebrating Oktoberfest at Alpine Village for 47 years. USA Today named it one of the best Oktoberfests in the world. It is held on seven weekends in September and 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. In 2014, it will be open Fridays and Saturdays from September 12th to October 26th and Sundays from September 22nd. 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.
Location: 833 West Torrance Blvd, Torrance, CA 90502
Oktoberfest at the Phoenix Club – Friday-Sunday starting September 18 – October 31, 2015
The Phoenix Club will host seven weekends of Oktoberfest fun starting Friday, September 18th and concluding Saturday, October 31st. They will have the Musikmeister DJ and live German Oom Pah music from Fred Mlakar and the Oberkrainer Band, The Express band, and Die Guggenbach-Buam. Imported German beer on tap, beer drinking and sausage eating contests, costume contest, polka lessons and kids activities including a bounce house. Admission for adults is $5. 18 and under are free.
Location: 1340 S. Sanderson Avenue, Anaheim, California 92806
LA Oktoberfest – Los Angeles, California – October 16-18, 2015. German food, beer and live music at this Los Angeles Oktoberfest. Tickets are $35 for regular admission and $100 for VIP admission. They feature Bavarian Dancers, a Silent Auction, a Stein Holding Contest, and a Magician show. They have an extensive list of some 35 beers and lagers to choose from. Location: 6021 Hollywood Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90028
Oktoberfest at Fairplex – Pomona, CA – October 9-11, 16-18 & 23-25, 2015
The home of the L.A. County Fair brings you their Los Angeles Oktoberfest starting October 9th with beer, German food, Bavarian music, Games and the chicken dance. Admission for adults is $5. It’s 21+ only on Friday-Saturday. Kids are allowed on Sunday.
Location: 1101 W. McKinley Ave., Pomona, CA 91768
Big Bear Lake Oktoberfest – Big Bear, CA – Weekends from September 12th through October 31st, 2015. 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.
Location: Convention Center at Big Bear Lake, 42900 Big Bear Blvd., Big Bear Lake CA, 92315
Montrose Oktoberfest – Montrose, CA – October 3, 2015
30,000 are expected at the 36th 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.
Location: 2300 and 2400 Blocks of Honolulu Avenue, Montrose CA
Beaumont Oktoberfest – Beaumont, CA – September 25-27, 2015
26th annual Oktoberfest with live entertainment, authentic food, contests, arts & crafts vendors, weiner dog races, horse show and kids zone.
Location: Noble Creek Community Park, 650 W. Oak Valley Parkway, Beaumont
Nipomo’s Best Oktoberfest – Nipomo, CA – October 10-11, 2015
32nd 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 from Steppin Out, Mean Gene Band and The Spaces Between. 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.
Location: Nipomo Community Park, Tefft and Pomeroy St., Nipomo, CA 93444
Vegan Oktoberfest – Santa Monica, CA – October 3-4, 2015
LA’s 2nd annual unique, most festive and authentic Oktoberfest celebration. Our 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 chicken dancing, stein holding, and wearing costumes. Tickets sell out so get yours early. Other vendors include The Ridiculous Baking Company, The Green Truck, Divine Dips Ice Cream, Sage Organic Vegan Bistro, and more. Prost! Location: 450 South Bixel Street, Los Angeles, CA 90017.