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Big Bear Lake Oktoberfest Sept. 14 & 15, 2013

Big Bear Lake Oktoberfest

Big Bear Lake Oktoberfest Sept. 14 & 15, 2013

Ticket Information

Ticket Type Price Fee Quantity
Adult Saturday - Sunday Combined
New This Year Enjoy Two Days of Oktoberfest fun for the price of one!
$12.00 $1.23
Saturday Adult
Adults are ages 13 years through 61 years. Please note: Photo I.D. is required for anyone 21 years and older.
$12.00 $1.23
Senior Saturday-Sunday Combined
New This Year Enjoy Two Days of Oktoberfest Fun for the price of one!
$8.00 $1.15
Saturday Senior
Seniors are ages 62 years +.
$8.00 $1.15
Burgermeister Party Pack
Party Like The Burgermeister and enjoy the entire Oktoberfest experience. Party Packs include admission, commemorative beer stein, one beer ticket (or beverage of choice), one German dinner ticket, and party beads. (Must be 21 years and older to purchase)
$44.00 $1.87
Über Burgermeister Pack
The ultimate Oktoberfest package. This package includes a one liter Big Bear Lake Oktoberfest stein, four beer tickets, one German meal ticket, an adult admission and a set of party beads.
$75.00 $2.49
Saturday Child
Children ages are 3 years through 12 years. Children 2 years and under are FREE.
$6.00 $1.11
Kindermeister Party Pack
Oktoberfest’s little visitors will enjoy the Kindermeister Party Pack. Includes admission, Children’s Cup (with half-price re-fills throughout your visit), German dinner ticket, one Soft Drink, and children’s toy. (Available for children 12 years and under).
$20.00 $1.39
Burgermeister Bucks
Burgermeister Bucks are a pack of 30 $2.00 tickets good for purchasing any item off of our German menu or at Cafe Americana, all beverages (including beer, wine, soft drinks, coffee, etc.). Burgermeister Bucks are non-refundable, have no cash value, are equivalent to $2.00 each. expire at Midnight on 10/26/13. Must be 21 years and older to redeem coupons/tickets for alcoholic beverages. Must present valid photo I.D.
$60.00 $2.19
Beer Booklets
Ten beer tickets at a savings of $2.00. Must be 21 years of age or older to purchase alcoholic beverages. Photo I.D. Required.
$58.00 $2.15
Sunday Adult
Enjoy Family Day at Oktoberfest. Adult tickets are reduced and Children are FREE!
$7.00 $1.13
Sunday Senior
Sunday Senior Ticket. Senior age is 62 years+
$5.00 $1.09

Event Details

Welcome to the 43rd Annual Big Bear Lake Oktoberfest!

Enjoy one of the country’s top rated Oktoberfest’s. Nestled high in the San Bernardino mountains, we pride ourselves in throwing one of the best German celebrations this side of Munich.

The Big Bear Lake Oktoberfest has been celebrating friends, family and good times for more than 40 years.  Rated Southern California's #1 Oktoberfest celebration, the first keg this year will be tapped on Saturday, September 14 and the festivities run for seven consecutive weekends through Saturday, October 26.  

Be sure to stay tuned to - the official website of the Big Bear Lake Oktoberfest - for all the details on events, to pre-purchase tickets and browse each week's photo gallery.

Once you’ve arrived, come on in, grab yourself a seat and get comfortable for a full day of fun.

Dance, Sing, Eat and Be Merry.

You can’t help but participate in the fun at Oktoberfest.  Put on your dancing shoes, because you’ll definitely want to do the Chicken Dance or Circle Dance. Grab one of our Gaudi’s (Hostesses/Hosts) and learn to polka.

Enter one of our free contests. Saw a log, hold a stein, or slam an O’Doul’s

After a few rounds of polkas, Macarana’s, Chicken dances, etc., get outside and take a big breath of fresh mountain air. Take a stroll down the Budenstrasse (Avenue of the Booths). The outside vendor and game area features everything from antique slot machines for purchase, to handmade jewelry and candies. Have your palm read or simply enjoy some fresh roasted almonds.

Little Oktoberfest fans will enjoy the Kinder Garten complete with bounce houses, face painting, airbrush tattoos and carnival games.


Getting Hungry

We serve up a German feast fit for a king. All the favorites from Brats, to Sauerbraten, to pretzels, to pickled pig feets.

And, if you’re looking for something more than German food, we offer that too. Cafe Americana serves grilled 1/2 pd. burgers, monster nachos, chicken tacos, chicken strips, chili, fries, onion rings and a variety of other festival-type fare!

All German food and alcoholic beverages are purchased with tickets. There are five convenient ticket booth locations within the building to purchase tickets. Ticket types include: Dinner, Sandwich, Beer, Wine and Burgermeister Bucks. Burgermeister Bucks can be used for both food and can be purchased individually or in books of $60.00.


Getting Thirsty

The Big Bear Lake Oktoberfest proudly pours both German and American bier & wine, as well as a variety of soft drinks, water, coffee and sports drinks.

There are two main inside bars and two outside bier gardens – the Warsteiner Bier Garten and the Spaten Bier Garten. Looking for the best deal on beer?  Nothing better than having a great time and saving a little too! Buy a stein. The beer cup sizes are 14 oz. and 28 oz. Our steins sizes start at 16.9 oz. and increase to 33.1 oz. You do the math. We also offer mini kegs, which are 5 liter cans. Mini kegs are $48.00 and pour 11+ 14 oz. cups. And finally, we offer Beer Booklets which consist of 10 beer tickets for $58.00 (a $2.00 savings).


Treasure a Memory

Be sure to stop by the Oktoberfest Shoppe and pick-up an Oktoberfest souvenir. We offer everything from Sweatshirts, to T-shirts, to hair wreaths, to magnets, to steins and much more.


Auf Wiedersehen

After a full day of Oktoberfest fun, leave the driving to us. Catch a ride on the O’Doul’s complimentary shuttle. The shuttles begin running at 6:00 p.m. on Saturday evenings and will take you door-to-door in the Big Bear Valley. The shuttles continue to operate until the last Oktoberfest fan is out of the building!  Please note the shuttles will not take you to any other establishment that sells alcoholic beverages. 

Have questions about Big Bear Lake Oktoberfest Sept. 14 & 15, 2013? Contact Big Bear Lake Oktoberfest


Big Bear Lake Convention Center
42900 Big Bear Blvd.
Big Bear Lake, CA 92315


Big Bear Lake Oktoberfest

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Big Bear Lake Convention Center
P.O. Box 7186
Big Bear Lake, CA 92315


42900 Big Bear Blvd.
Big Bear Lake, CA 92315
NW Corner of Big Bear Blvd. & Division
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(909) 585-3000


(909) 584-2886


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