Event: Oktoberfest in El Cajon

Oktoberfest in El Cajon

Oktoberfest in El CajonDon’t miss this traditional, family-oriented German festival featuring our extremely popular band, the Guggenbach-Buam, joining us from Baden-Württemberg, Germany. Our opening parade and ceremonial “Tapping the Wooden Keg,” takes place at 4:00 PM each Saturday. On Saturday nights, the clubhouse is also open for dancing (8 pm to midnight). On Sunday, October 7, we’ll hold our wacky Chicken Hat Day, with a chicken hat contest hosted by our favorite chicken hat model, El Cajon Mayor Mark Lewis. Enjoy authentic German food such as bratwurst, ox-on-the-spit, potato salad, potato pancakes, sauerkraut and red cabbage, plus a tasty variety of German pastries and pretzels. Soft drinks and adult beverages will be available, featuring a fantastic selection of German beers, wines, and liquors. Enjoy folk dances, games, and contests , check out vendor and craft booths, let your youngsters go crazy in the Kids’ Fun Zone. Another highlight is our raffle giveaway, with frequent door prize drawings, plus a grand prize of a round-trip flight for two to Germany!

Event Date/Time:

Sep 28, 2012 to Oct 7, 2012

12:00 pm until 10:00 pm

This event occurs weekly on Sunday, Friday and Saturday.


$5 for adults, under 21 and Active Military FREE!


German American Societies
1017 S. Mollison Avenue
El Cajon, CA

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