RAISE YOUR STEINS: OKTOBERFEST IN LA
Get ready to raise your steins and Pardee On – Oktoberfest is here! No matter what part of Los Angeles you live in, there’s a place for you to enjoy gourmet brews and brats with fellow beer connoisseurs. Check out a few of our favorites below and share your experiences with us on Facebook!
West Hollywood staple Lucques is ringing in the fall season with an Oktoberfest-inspired evening this Sunday (October 4th). Take your pick of house-made schnapps, sausages, sauerkraut, spaetzle, pretzels, gourmet German beers and select Austrian wine. Fall festive attire is encouraged – so grab your friends and neighbors and raise a stein together. Tickets are available on the Lucques website.
When: October 4th, 5-10 PM
8474 Melrose Avenue, West Hollywood, CA
Enjoy traditional German foods, beers and beer maidens pouring you Bavarian brews at LA Oktoberfest. You have three chances to attend the Fest (October 16, 17 and 25th) and join in on old-time drinking games with your Angeleno neighbors. The Last Witch Hunter team will also be out with some swag bags. Grab your tickets on the LA Oktoberfest website.
When: October 16, 6-10 PM and October 17 & 25, 1-5 PM
Where: Olympic Collection,
1301 Olympic Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90064
In celebration of Oktoberfest, the Santa Monica craft beer and wine garden Ashland Hill is offering $5 Spaten ½ liter beer steins all October long. This beachtown-casual restaurant complete with a garden patio and tap room is right on Main Street in the Ocean Park neighborhood
When: October 1-31st, 12-10 PM
Where: Ashland Hill
2807 Main St., Santa Monica, CA 90404
Being a vegan doesn’t mean you have to miss out on the Oktoberfest fun this weekend! DTLA’s Vegan Oktoberfest is a traditional celebration featuring delicious gourmet food and beer for a great cause. A portion of the proceeds from the fest will will benefit Expand Animal Rights Now, an organization that uses the legal system to help animals. Get your tickets on the Vegan Oktoberfest website.
When: October 3rd and 4th, 12-5 PM
Where: LA Center Studios
450 S. Bixel Street, Los Angeles, CA 90017
ALPINE VILLAGE OKTOBERFEST
Stop by Alpine Village this October for traditional Bavarian fun via Oom Pah Pah party bands, traditional German fare and delicious German beers brewed by Warsteiner. This shopping center gives you that Oktoberfest spirit year after year all within 10 miles of our gorgeous beaches. Tickets are available online and at the door of the event.
When: Friday – Sunday from October 2-31st, 5-midnight
Where: Alpine Village
833 W Torrance Blvd. Torrance, CA 90502
OLD WORLD OKTOBERFEST
Sip on classic German beers, dine on delicious brats and listen to live bands at Old World Village’s Oktoberfest. If you plan on bringing the family, Sundays at Old World’s Kinderfest are great entertainment for adults and kids alike.
When: October 1-31st. 11-9 PM
Where: Old World
7561 Center Ave. #49, Huntington Beach, CA 92647
Fairplex turns the LA County Fair location into a German Oktoberfest oasis every Friday and Saturday this month with Bavarian music, beer and dancing galore. Sample bratwurst, knockwurst and sweet corn while sipping authentic German brews. Grab your tickets from Oktobefest Fairplex.
When: October 9-23rd, 6-midnight
1101 West Mckinley Avenue, Pomona, CA 91768
Party Oktoberfest style at DTLA’s newest Austrian restaurant, BierBeisl Imbiss. For just $30, you can enjoy traditional entertainment, beers, and authentic food. Tickets include a 10 oz beer, pretzels and an official BierBesil Oktoberfest shirt. Pork shanks, spaetzle, beer flights, sausages and more will also be on hand, and there will be prizes for the best lederhosen, dirndl and hat!
When: October 10-11th, 11 AM-2 AM
Where: BierBeisl Imbiss & Bakery
541 South Spring Street, Los Angeles, CA 90013
Abigaile is rolling out three beer-focused events to ring in Oktoberfest. First up (October 8th) is a five-course beer pairing dinner featuring sausages and smoked trout, sauerbraten and kaiserschmarrn (torn pancakes), paired with five fantastic beers. On October 9th, guests are invited to meet Abigaile’s new head brewer, Paul Papantonio. He’ll be sharing his favorite beers for $4 a pint all night long. On October 18, celebrate brews and BBQ all day long at Brewtopia. For $35 ($55 for VIP), you can knock back pints and munch on sausages, schnitzel, potato salad and more. Buy tickets to all three events on the Abigaile website.
When: October 8th, 9th & 18th, 7-10 PM
Where: 1301 Manhattan Avenue, Hermosa Beach, CA 90254
BURBANK BEER FESTIVAL
Looking for a more low key Oktoberfest? The inaugural Burbank Beer Festival might right up your alley. This celebration will span several blocks of downtown Burbank, transforming it into an outdoor street festival with 85 brews on tap from local and out-of-state craft breweries. Tickets come with a tasting glass and 3-ounce craft beer samples from more than 45 breweries.
When: October 17th, 12-7 PM
Where: Downtown Burbank
201 N San Fernando Blvd, Burbank, CA 91502
The Montrose Oktoberfest is the Glendale and Foothills area’s largest outdoor event for the past 38 years. Come on down for authentic German food and beer as well as contests including Mr. and Mrs. Oktoberfest, Best Dressed Dog and more!
When: October 3rd, 12-11 PM
Where: 2300-2400 Honolulu Ave., Montrose, CA 91020
This traditional German restaurant and pub has been serving authentic dishes and freshly tapped beer since 2011. Wirsthaus’ Oktoberfest never disappoints with their wide beer selection, food specials, Dirndl and Lederhosen. Make a reservation to join in on the party from now until October 31st: 323.931.9291 or firstname.lastname@example.org
When: October 1-31, 5-midnight
345 N La Brea Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90036
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