Tag: Big Bear Lake Oktoberfest

Another Weekend for Oktoberfest!

Big Bear, CA, September 20, 2012 – The Big Bear Lake Oktoberfest returns for another weekend in Big Bear and will run every weekend through October 27th celebrating their 42-year with German style family fun.  Rated Southern California’s #1 Oktoberfest, pre-purchase your tickets at bigbearevents.com or call 585-3000.  Pre-purchased tickets will allow for expedited entry into the event on the evening of your choice.  Hours are from 12noon to 12midnight on Saturdays and 12noon to 5:30pm on Sundays.  Sunday is Family Day with free admission for children 12 years and under featuring a petting zoo, game booths, bounce house and face painting.  Oktoberfest features great German food and drink, entertainment, contests and Bier Gartens including a new outdoor stage with expanded seating.  Ride the complimentary O’Doul’s shuttle that begins running at 6pm on Saturday evenings and will take you door to door in the Big Bear Valley.  The shuttle continues to operate until the last Oktoberfest fan leaves the building.  Visit bigbearevents.com for more...

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Big Bear Lake Oktoberfest Starts September 15

Big Bear Lake, CA, August 3, 2012, noon – The Big Bear Lake Oktoberfest celebrates 42 years of German style family fun and good times this year. The festival at the Convention Center offers authentic German entertainment, food and fun. The Franken Power Express Band from Germany will perform and a variety of dance groups will perform throughout the event. Oktoberfest kicks off on Saturday and Sunday, September 15 & 16 offering free admission for all past and present military and their immediate families, as well as firefighters and law enforcement. Oktoberfest features non-stop entertainment, dancing and zany German antics for six and a half weekends. The fun includes carnival games, bounce houses, pony rides, Samson – the mechanical bull, and a variety of arts and crafts vendors. Festival-goers can participate in free contests including Beer Stein Holding, Log Sawing, Pretzel Eating, the Safe Slam non-alcoholic beer drinking contest, and new this year a Big Bear version of Bier Pong. The festival closes on Saturday, October 27 with costume contests for both adults and children.  The adult contest this year will offer up to $1,000 in prizes.      ...

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