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Oaktoberfest in the Dimond

Oaktoberfest in the Dimond

Saturday, October 5, 2013 from 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM (PDT)

Ticket Information

Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Standard Donation
Festival Tasting Stein + Four 12oz Craft Beer Pours
Ended $20.00 $2.09
Unlimited Tastes Donation
Festival Tasting Stein + Unlimited 4oz Tastes
Ended $50.00 $3.74
Four Ticket Package Donation = No Fees!
Total Price is $80 plus service fees.

Includes Four Festival Tasting Steins + Sixteen 12oz Craft Beer Pours.

After purchase, you will be able to assign each ticket to a separate friend or family member which will allow you to arrive as a group or separately.

Ended $20.00 $0.00

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Oaktoberfest in the Dimond

About Oaktoberfest:

Oaktoberfest celebrates the history, the flavors, and the people of the Bay Area. Oakland’s Dimond District hosts this one-of-a-kind Fall Festival, welcoming thousands with craft beer & food, entertainment, arts, and ecology. The Dimond continues a tradition as an entertainment destination, begun in the early 1900’s when Beer Gardens and German vacation resorts lined the boulevard. Oaktoberfest will bring world-class beer to the tented beer hall, serving steins of traditional German flavors and regional brew pub favorites.

Highlighting this years festival will be a traditional Biergarten, Eco Fair, Kid’s Area with Root Biergarten, German style homebrew competition featured in the homebrewers’ alley, and vendors from around the Bay. Celebrate Oktoberfest, Oakland style, in the Dimond at Fruitvale and MacArthur.

Hosted by the Dimond Improvement Association and the Dimond Business & Professional Association, the Oaktoberfest event brings together elements of the district vision for a one day, everyone welcome, family-friendly craft beer festival.

Oaktoberfest is an event designed not only to celebrate the proud history of a shining district in Oakland, but also to raise funds for improvement projects, community development programs, and future events. The success of this festival relies on committed volunteers and the generosity of area residents and engaged businesses. Your support for this non-profit event will create positive change in the community.

  • Music
  • Food
  • Beer
  • Eco Fair and Kid’s Area
  • Homebrew Competition and Homebrew Alley

The Music

Traditional sounds of Munich will be performed on the streets, stages, and in the Biergarten. The main Oaktoberfest Stage will also feature modern sounds from renowned area artists.

Gather around the Family Stage to see acts highlighting local performers, and children’s entertainment.

Instrumentalists and dancers will keep the steins swinging with entertainment around the beer hall and throughout the event.

Visit our Entertainment Page for this year’s line-up.

The Food

German delicacies from Bratwurst to Strudel will be found next to other regional cuisines and street fare. Sample dishes from a host of vendors or fill your plate with your favorite. It’s dining in the Beer Hall!

The Beer

20 breweries from around the Bay Area will be pouring German styles and Craft Beer classics. Oakland’s own Linden Street Brewery, Oakland Brewing Company, Pacific Coast Brewing and nearby Drakes Brewing Company will be alongside breweries from Santa Cruz to Sonoma and San Francisco to Sacramento. The Beer Hall will also host local wineries offering excellent regional varieties.

Eco Fair and Kid’s Area

The Eco Fair will ensure an engaging stroll through exhibits and information booths, drawing from a wealth of local non-profits, and corporate partners like Kaiser and Waste Management.

Interactive games, crafts, and displays will be featured in the Kid’s Area courtesy of Dimond Library, Oakland Parks and Rec, and Komodo Toys. Celebrate an active day with a stein of root beer and Dreyer’s ice cream from the Root Biergarten. Sit down and enjoy some children’s entertainment presented on the Family Stage.

Homebrew Competition & Homebrewers’ Alley

Homebrewers, fire up your kettle and excite some tasters, this years event will showcase a BJCP/AHA sanctioned all German style homebrew competition. Hosted by the Bay Area’s own Mad Zymurgists homebrew club.

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