San Diego County's most traditional Oktoberfest - fun for the whole family! Live German Oom-Pah music, awesome German food, German beers on tap, and so much more!
Oktoberfest in El Cajon is a family-friendly festival promoting traditional German culture, including entertainment provided by our popular band Guggenbach-Buam, who join us from Baden-Württemberg, Germany. Enjoy folk dances, games, and contests, vendor booths and craft stands, and let your youngsters go crazy in the Kids’ Zone! On Saturday nights, the clubhouse is also open for dancing (8 PM to midnight), with live German music.
On Saturday, September 30, at 4:00 PM, join us for our opening parade and ceremonial "Tapping the Wooden Keg." On Sunday, October 8, we hold our wacky Chicken Hat Day, with a chicken hat contest in the afternoon, for laughs and prizes! And at 8:00 that evening, we’ll draw a winner for the Grand Prize, a round-trip ticket for two to Germany! Raffle tickets can be purchased throughout the entire festival, with frequent door prize drawings, too.
Try authentic German food such as bratwurst, ox-on-the-spit, potato salad, potato pancakes, pretzels, sauerkraut and red cabbage, plus a mouth-watering variety of German pastries. Soft drinks and adult beverages are sold, featuring a fantastic selection of German beers on draft, plus wines and a full bar. Bring your family and invite your friends to join you at the real German Oktoberfest in El Cajon!
2017 Oktoberfest Schedule
Parking is free. Please consider taking the trolley and using our FREE shuttle service every hour to Oktoberfest in El Cajon from the El Cajon Transit Center! Ride the trolley!
Sep 29 - Oct 8, 2017
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Friday: 4:00 to 10:00 PM. Saturday: 12:00 to 10:00 PM. Sunday: 12:00 to 9:00 PM.
Recurs every Sunday, Friday, Saturday
Adults - $10 Friday & Saturday, $5 Sunday
Under 21 & Active Military - Free
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