Big Bear Lake Oktoberfest 2014
Big Bear Lake, California, the 44th Annual Big Bear Lake Oktoberfest celebrates German-style excitement for seven straight weekends with more German flare than ever before. This year, the Big Bear Lake Oktoberfest presents two bands from Germany on the second, third and fourth weekends of the seven-weekend stretch that starts September 13 and ends October 25.
Big Bear Lake Oktoberfest once again goes “Unplugged” for one Friday night in October. This special event gives patrons an inside look at the early days of Big Bear Lake Oktoberfest and its 44-year old history through storytelling and song and dance. The intimate Friday evening event presents a fine dining experience with a five-course German dinner paired with a variety of German beers and spirits. Oktoberfest Unplugged includes traditional German polkas and sing-alongs as well as amusing storytelling by Oktoberfest founder, Über -Burgermeister Hans Bandows and other Oktoberfest personalities. The Friday evening Oktoberfest Unplugged date is Friday, October 17. The cost is $97 per person, which includes a five-course pairing meal, entertainment, a commemorative one-liter dimple stein, and free admission for the Saturday and Sunday Oktoberfest celebration.
The first three weekends (Sept. 13-14 to Sept. 27-28) general admission on Saturdays is $14 for adults, $10 for seniors (65+), and $8 for children 12 and under; Sunday admission prices are $7 for adults, $5 for seniors with children 12 and under FREE. The next four weekends (Oct. 4 to Oct. 25) general admission on Saturdays is $18 for adults, $14 for seniors (65+), and $8 for children 12 and under; Sunday admission prices $9 for adults, $5 for seniors with children 12 and under FREE. Oktoberfest Unplugged events on October 17 are $97 per person.
Need lodging: Two beautiful Vacation Rentals close to and available during Oktoberfest: http://www.bigbearlake.net/vacation-rentals/CMVR/the-getaway-ski-lodge and http://www.bigbearlake.net/vacation-rentals/CMVR/tree-house-lodge