El Cajon Oktoberfest

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September 30, 2022 - October 9, 2022

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Cheers to delicious German beers, liquors, and food at the El Cajon Oktoberfest! From folk dancing performances to traditional drinking songs, this event showcases all things Bavarian.

The German American Societies of San Diego offers the most authentic experience for all guests. First, be amazed at the selection of steins and cocktails or feast on sauerkraut, bratwurst, ox-on-the-spit, pretzels, and potato salad. Then, watch the performances of amazing musicians dressed in lederhosen or dirndl.

Dates and Time

1st Weekend: September 30th through October 2nd.

2nd Weekend: October 7th through 9th, 2022.

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Fridays: 4 to 10 PM

Saturdays: Noon to 10 PM

Sundays: Noon to 9 PM


Admission costs $15 for adults on Fridays and Saturdays and $5 on Sundays.

Covid-19 Information

Face masks are advised while in crowded settings.

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Experience El Cajon Oktoberfest

All ages are invited to El Cajon Oktoberfest! Treat your appetite to authentic Bavarian pretzels, bratwurst, potato salad, and more cuisines. Also, enjoy German beers and imported liquors.

There will also be live tunes played by talented musicians, including Guggenbach-Buam, that comes from Germany. So, get ready to dance along to the waltzes, chicken dance, and polkas.

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Plus, watch or compete in games, tournaments, and raffle contests to win amazing prizes like a trip for two to Germany.

Can’t leave your kids at home? Bring them to El Cajon and let them enjoy themselves at the Kids’ Zone.

Experience all the Oktoberfest festivities here in the city. Also, you can make a vacation out of it with a San Diego vacation package.


September 30, 2022
October 9, 2022
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German American Societies of San Diego
+1 (619) 442-6637
View Organizer Website


Oktoberfest in El Cajon
1017 S Mollison Ave
El Cajon, CA 92020 United States
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View Venue Website

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