Burgermeister Hans Bandows and family host the 39th annual Big Bear Lake Oktoberfest, weekends through October 31 at the Big Bear Convention Center, located on Big Bear Boulevard at Division at Big Bear Lake’s east end. Open Saturdays noon to midnight, and Sundays noon to 5:30pm. Regular adult admission is $12 Saturdays, $6 Sundays (with discounts for seniors and children). Daily games and children’s contests, live entertainment, authentic German food, and beer! Visit BigBearEvents.com for entertainment specifics and the Oktoberfest Queen contest schedule. Prosit!