The 47th Annual Big Bear Lake Oktoberfest is in full swing at the Convention Center now through October 28th. Guests are treated to authentic German food, beer and entertainment featuring three bands direct from Germany. Enjoy the very same beers poured at Munich’s Oktoberfest for more than 150 years. Gates open at 12 noon on Saturday and Sunday. The fun continues through … [Read more...] about Vote for Big Bear Lake Oktoberfest for USA Today’s Top 10
Big Bear Lake, CA. September 26, 2015 - The year was 1810, the place was southern Germany, Bavaria, and life was hard. It was the month of October and all of the countryside had been working day and night to finish their fall harvest and prepare for the onset of winter. While the plow horses were working and the farmers’ days were filled from sun up to sun down, there were some … [Read more...] about Oktoberfest
Big Bear Lake, CA, September 11, 2013 --- Southern California’s #1 rated Oktoberfest returns to the Big Bear Lake Convention Center with American’s Hero weekend. On Saturday, September 14 free admission will be offered to all past and present military and their immediate families, as well as firefighters and law enforcement. Opening festivities include a special tribute to … [Read more...] about The 43rd Annual Oktoberfest Opens This Weekend
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 … [Read more...] about Another Weekend for Oktoberfest!
Big Bear, Ca, October 7, 2011, 1:00pm - In 1985, the current mayor of the city of Big Bear Lake, John Eminger, with the help of Elsa Treutloff, a Big Bear resident originally from Germany, established a sister city of Abtenau, Austria. Treutloff, who owned the Christmas Shop in the village spent time in Abtenau as a young child and helped Mayor Eminger create the sister … [Read more...] about Big Bear Sister City Sends Dancers To Perform at Oktoberfest