Burgermeister Hans Bandows and family host the 39th annual Big Bear Lake Oktoberfest, at the Big Bear Convention Center, located on Big Bear Boulevard at Division at Big Bear Lake’s east end. Open Saturday noon to midnight–October 31 is the final night of the Oktoberfest season, which will feature a German Spooktacular! Regular adult admission is $12, free for children 12 and under in costume, and all military, police and firefighters. October 31 at the ‘fest will include costume contests (children’s at 3pm), games and contests, closing ceremonies (at 11pm), live entertainment, authentic German food, and beer! Visit BigBearEvents.com for entertainment specifics. Prosit!