OB Oktoberfest

Applications are now available for 2017 OB Oktoberfest vendors. More information on this year's event coming soon - stay tuned!

FRIDAY, October 6, 2017 VENDOR APPLICATION (OB Oktoberfest/Oktoberstretch - merchandise vendors only)
SATURDAY, October 7, 2017 VENDOR APPLICATION (merchandise & food)

MARK YOUR CALENDAR for the 2017 OB Oktoberfest on Friday, October 6, and Saturday, October 7!
Held at the OB Pier parking lot and adjacent grassy area

Newport Ave and Abbott St in Ocean Beach, San Diego, 92107


San Diego's Only Beach side Oktoberfest

It's that time of the year again! Dust off your lederhosen, grab your favorite stein and meet us at the beach for the wildest Oktoberfest in San Diego!

The two-day event kicks off  with the NEW! OktoberStretch, a mini-YOGA+ Live Music festival within the OB Oktoberfest from noon to 6:00 p.m. on Friday October 6th. The grassy space at Abbott and Newport will be filled with fun yoga classes, games, and competitions, a chill area for meditation and breathwork,live music and drum circles, and conscientious vendors. (Learn more about OktoberStretch and register for yoga classes.) At 1:00 p.m., we'll kick off the live music in the 21+ beer garden.

$5 will get you into the beer garden - where you can enjoy some classic German brews (along with local favorites too).

On Saturday, we start bright and early with the 5th annual OB Brät Trot (2017 registration/details coming soon) at 9 a.m. All ages are invited to participate in the Brat Trot; registration is $25 per family (up to 6 participants) for the 2K Family Fun Run at 9 a.m. & $30 per person for the 5K Beach Run to follow at 10 a.m. Registration for the 5K Beach Run includes FREE entrance into the beer garden and 2 complimentary beers for runners 21+. Each Brat Trot run will be followed by a Drill Instructor workout on the beach.

Also on Saturday, there will be a German and local microbrew tasting benefiting the Warrior Foundation Freedom Station. The special tastings, dubbed “Poured with Courage,” are served by active and retired wounded service members. Tickets for the tasting will be available at OBOktoberfest.com.

Check out the complete music and event schedule at OBOktoberfest.com (coming soon)!

Friday events:

  • FREE beachside all-ages stage
  • Craft and merchandise vendor area on the Veterans Plaza lawn (free entry)
  • OktoberStretch yoga mini-festival
  • Beer garden with live entertainment (21+, $5 entry)
  • Stein-holding contest
  • "Das Booty Flip" contest
  • Balloon Blow
  • 91X Happy Hour from 4:30-6:01

Saturday events:

  • FREE beachside all-ages stage w/ performances by an OB Oktoberfest band, traditional oompah music, and local acts
  • Food and craft vendor area on the Veterans Plaza lawn (free entry)
  • Brat Trot beach runs to benefit Ocean Beach Community Foundation
  • Drill Instructor workouts on the beach
  • Beer garden with live entertainment (21+, $5 entry)
  • Optional "Brewfest" beer tasting featuring German and local brews poured by veterans
  • Sausage Toss competition
  • Stein-holding contest
  • Bratwurst-eating contest
  • Ms. Oktoberfest
  • and everyone's favorite Balloon Blow


Check out the photo album from the 2016 Ocean Beach Oktoberfest. Photos by Troy Orem Photography.



Information on OB Oktoberfest beer garden activities, events, contests, happy hours, band schedules, and more at www.OBOktoberfest.com


 

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