Get ready to fill up that beer stein and shout “PROST” to San Diego’s one of the most favorite event of the year, OKTOBERFEST, which is getting ready to hit the ‘hood in all it’s lederhosen-donned glory! To satisfy your hunger for authentic German cuisine during this cultural celebration, head on San Diego’s favorite restaurants for a special Bavarian-themed menu featuring Beer-Braised Smoked Bratwurst, Buttermilk Fried Chicken, and more! It’s sure to be a memorable Munich-inspired occasion you won’t want miss!
What: La Mesa Oktoberfest
When: Friday, September 30 to Sunday, October 2, 2016
Where: La Mesa Boulevard between Acacia Avenue and 4th Street, San Diego
Description: Since 1973, the La Mesa Oktoberfest has featured hundreds of exhibitors, family friendly activities, German food, music, dancing, games and of course beer.
What: Oktoberfest Coronado
When: Ongoing till Sunday, September 25, 2016
Where: Hotel del Coronado
Description: Experience a Bavarian-style beer garden on the Hotel del Coronado’s Sun Deck with bratwurst and sauerkraut, Munich-style pretzels, schnitzel and more, plus select specialty beers from breweries like Paulaner and Karl Strauss.
What: Ocean Beach Oktoberfest
When: Friday, October 7 to Saturday October 8, 2016
Where: Ocean Beach, San Diego
Description: It’s that time of the year again! Dust off your lederhosen, grab your favorite stein and meet us at the beach for the wildest Oktoberfest in San Diego!
What: BIER. San Diego Oktoberfest
When: Saturday, October 8, 2016
Where: BIER. San Diego
Description: The Brew Project, RMD Group & Hard Rock Hotel are hosting Gaslamp’s 1st Traditional Oktoberfest.The Oktoberfest “Bier” Program will consist of special German-style beers from San Diego’s top breweries.
What: Carlsbad Oktoberfest
When: Saturday, October 1, 2016
Where: Carlsbad, San Diego
Description: The Carlsbad Rotary Oktoberfest, a fall tradition, will bring thousands of people to enjoy German food (and beer!), live music, and entertainment for children.
What: Encinitas Oktoberfest
When: Sunday, October 2, 2016
Where: Mountain Vista Drive and El Camino Real, Encinitas, San Diego
Description: The Encinitas Oktoberfest will feature music, Bavarian dancers, German food and drink, and a street craft fair featuring more than 200 vendors.
What: Oktoberfest in El Cajon
When: Friday, September 30 to Sunday, October 9, 2016
Where: Mollison Ave, El Cajon, San Diego
Description: Traditionally held on the first two weekends in October, dance to the sounds of an honest-to-goodness Bavarian band at the two-weekend Oktoberfest in El Cajon.