La Mesa Oktoberfest 

Bringing thousands to East County,  La Mesa Oktoberfest will be back in its 45th year on September 28th, 29th, and 30th… with juicy bratwurst, lots of “Prost!”,  pretzels the size of a small child, a brand new landscape and opportunities for VIP tickets. 
The Hofbrauhaus Biergarten will be serving up traditional German beers. The Oktoberfest Craft Beer & Spirits Garten serving up refreshing cocktails and delicious craft beers from Karl Strauss, Green Flash, Stone Brewing Co., Modern Times Beer and a collection of new breweries and Scottish Pubs. Party-goers can save money on their steins and indulge in exclusive Oktoberfest offerings by purchasing a Hofbrauhaus Biergarten Pass, ranging from $5-$50, including VIP entry and restrooms, front of the line privileges, 2 complimentary beers, a commemorative stein, a chicken hat or flower crown and more.

La Mesa Oktoberfest isn’t just your typical food and drink celebration, it’s an elevated experience for all ages. Immerse yourself in the Munich-mood between performances by local and regional Umpa bands, German polka and rock bands with brat eating contests, musical chairs, yodeling contests and more as attendees of all ages battle for the win! Explore over 200 vendor booths boasting a variety of traditional foods and German-style. crafts with everything from handmade goods to unique holiday-themed décor. Bring the whole family out for a weekend of more FREE activities at the German Kinder Karneval, featuring a towering Ferris wheel, glucklich games.