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October 4 - 6

La Mesa Oktoberfest 2024

Date and time

Oct 4 - 6 4:00 - 8:00 PM


La Mesa Blvd
   Spring Street , California 91941


Since 1973, La Mesa Oktoberfest has been a cornerstone of San Diego and Southern California's Oktoberfest celebrations, drawing revelers for three days of vibrant live music, authentic German cuisine, and a plethora of German and Craft beers. This year's Oktoberfest in La Mesa promises to be an unforgettable celebration, going above and beyond to capture the spirit of Munich. From the traditional Bavarian decor and lively music, to, of course, the delicious food and drinks, attendees can expect an authentic experience that honors the festival's rich heritage. Plus, we're thrilled to announce the return of the iconic and beloved ferris wheel, adding an extra element of excitement and nostalgia to the festivities.From Friday, October 4, to Sunday, October 6, the quaint streets of La Mesa Village will transform into the largest German celebration in San Diego. Grab your steins and prepare to "Prost!" as the festival offers an array of libations to suit every taste bud. Three fully loaded biergartens will feature non-stop performances by local and regional bands, spanning genres from German Polka to indie rock, ensuring entertainment for attendees of all ages.For just $5 (with kids admitted free), guests can access all three unique biergartens with a Biergarten Pass. With appetites stimulated by the festive atmosphere, attendees can indulge in traditional German fare such as giant pretzels, bratwurst, schnitzel, and other delectable delights available in the food court.But Oktoberfest isn't just about food and drink – it's also about fun and games! Join the Glücklich Games for a series of spirited competitions, including Beer Stein Holding, Brat Toss, Pretzel Eating, Musical Chairs, Chicken Races, and more!After the games, explore the Artisan Market, featuring over 100 boutique vendors offering hand-made items and unique goods. This year, we’re introducing “Artisan Alley,” an entire street dedicated to vendors featuring handmade unique crafts and goodies from local vendors and artists!We’ve got something for everyone! The German Kinder Karneval offers a plethora of children’s activities, including the return of the crowd favorite - a towering Ferris Wheel with sights of La Mesa! Be sure not to miss the rock-climbing wall, inflatable slides, interactive art, brat-eating competitions, scavenger hunts, and much more. Furry family members are welcome at La Mesa Oktoberfest, with special events like the Wiener/Dachshund dog races and fashion shows allowing furry friends to join in the festivities and compete for exciting prizes and medals.For those seeking an elevated experience, VIP passes to the Hofbrauhaus Biergarten offer special benefits and treatments. La Mesa Oktoberfest promises to create lasting memories and provide a weekend of free, unbeatable entertainment in the heart of La Mesa. Don your Lederhosen and join us for an unforgettable celebration in 2024! For more information and VIP pass purchases, visit: lamesaoktoberfest.orgLa Mesa Oktoberfest on Facebook and Instagram
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