Ocean Beach Oktoberfest Is Back For A Wild Weekend of Festivities

Ocean Beach Oktoberfest returns with their annual event in Ocean Beach where Newport meets the beach. In its 21st year, San Diego’s Wildest Oktoberfest is proudly sponsored by Jägermeister after being recognized by the liquor giant as one of the best in the country.

Ocean Beach Oktoberfest

“We’re thrilled to be recognized and sponsored by Jägermeister as one of the top Oktoberfests throughout the entire country,” said Scott Slaga, the event founder and San Diego local.

“With over two decades of tradition, this iconic event blends the vibrancy of live music, the thrill of contests and the camaraderie of community, setting the stage for an unforgettable start to October in America’s Finest City.”

Ocean Beach Oktoberfest
Ocean Beach Oktoberfest
Ocean Beach Oktoberfest

The all day and night, two-day event will feature live music from both local and nationally touring artists including Afroman, Ballyhoo!, Paging the 90s, Band of Gringos and more.

Party goers can also look forward to a 4:20 happy hour, a drag show, Oktoberfest-themed contests and games including a Mr. & Ms. Oktoberfest competition, the traditional stein holding contest, brat eating and more. Attendees 21+ can enjoy traditional German brews, local beer, wine, spirits, and delicious local bites.

traditional stein holding contest

Proceeds from OB Oktoberfest will benefit the Ocean Beach MainStreet Association (specifically the Friends of OB Program) and The Peninsula Alliance and The Warrior Foundation Freedom Station. The event raises over $50,000 per year for community partners and has raised $750,000 total to date.

General admission is $10 and available day-of at the gate. Those interested in VIP tickets for $49 can be purchased ahead of time here which includes entrance, a custom one liter “OB Oktoberfest” mug filled with two beers, access to an exclusive VIP area with a bar area, upgraded restrooms and priority re-entry.

Ocean Beach crowd

Live music, activities and drinks will be flowing on Friday, 4PM-11:30PM, and Saturday, 12PM-11:30PM.

To celebrate OB Oktoberfest, recognized as one of the country’s best by Jägermeister, please visit here or follow them on Instagram and Facebook.

See you there, San Diego!

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Event Details
  • Start Date
    October 6, 2023 4:00 pm
  • End Date
    October 7, 2023 11:30 pm
  • Status
    All done
  • Location
  • Venue
    • OB Pier Parking Lot
  • Address
    5099 Newport Avenue, San Diego, CA 92107
  • VIP Tickets
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