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La Mesa Oktoberfest

"Prost" (Cheers!) The LARGEST Oktoberfest celebration in San Diego County is back and better than ever for its 45th year! Keeping in line with the traditional celebrations in Munich, La Mesa Oktoberfest will kick off its FREE festivities on Friday, September 28th, Saturday, September 29th, and Sunday, September 30th! 

Join over 100,000 festival-goers for three FREE days of elevated entertainment for ALL AGES as the quaint streets of La Mesa Village set the scene for a German paradise featuring: 
🎟 FREE Admission
🍺 Hofbrauhaus Bier Garten
🍻 The Oktoberfest Craft Bier and Spirits Garten
🥨 Traditional German treats & over 40 food vendors
🎡 German Kinder Karneval
🎸 German polka bands, indie rock jams, brass musicians & more!
🏅 Glücklich Games & Prizes
🏁 NEW IN 2018: Weiner/dachshund dog race & fashion show!

Skip the lines and enjoy Oktoberfest add-ons like a true German king or queen with a Hofbrauhaus Bier Garten VIP pass (packages range from $5-$50)! To learn more and to purchase VIP packages, visit