Fairplex Presents Oktoberfest

Fridays & Saturdays, October 6-21, 6-11 p.m. | 21+ Only

Fairplex Presents Oktoberfest

Fridays & Saturdays, October 6-21, 6-11 p.m. | 21+ Only

Dust off your lederhosen and dirndls because it’s that time of year. Oktoberfest returns to Fairplex with all the bier and brez’n to make this the perfect fest!

Fairplex Presents Oktoberfest is in its 10th year celebrating Bavarian music, authentic German food and Der Ententanz (the Chicken Dance). With the addition of games and prizes, tribute bands and a live DJ, Oktoberfest is a month-long celebration that brings a drop of Germany to Los Angeles County. It’s a night of good grub, dancing and cold beers.

**No outside cups, containers or beer steins allowed**

Know before you go

Friday admission:

$12 advance online

$14 day of online

$17 at the door

Saturday admission:

$14 advance online

$17 day of online

$22 at the door

When are we open?

Fridays & Saturdays, October 6-21, 2023, 6-11 P.M.

21+ ONLY | Rain or Shine

Parking & Drop-Off

General parking is available at Gate 17 with prevailing rates. Uber, Lyft, and Taxi drop-off/pick-up is available at Gate 1 on McKinley Ave.

Identification Required for Entry

  • A valid U.S or government-issued driver’s license or identification card that must contain a photograph and date of birth
  • A valid U.S. or foreign government-issued passport that must contain a photograph and date of birth.
  • Non-U.S.- resident attendees must provide a valid passport. A non-U.S. license will not be accepted.

These forms of identification DO NOT allow entry – school identification card, birth certificate, social security card, consular identification, non-U.S.-issued license, expired identification of any kind, temporary paper identification and other identification not listed in the required section.

Is cash accepted?

Admission, parking and alcohol sales are all card only. Some food stands may accept cash. Parking at prevailing rates. General parking is available at Gate 17 with prevailing rates. Uber, Lyft, and Taxi drop-off/pick-up is available at Gate 1 on McKinley Ave.

BOOS & BREWS Combo Ticket

ENJOY TWO AWESOME OCTOBER EVENTS FOR THE PRICE OF ONE

Fairplex is the place to be in October! Get your boos and brews all in one location with the Boos & Brews Combo Ticket, offering admission to the all-new haunt experience LIGHTS OUT and to SoCal’s favorite Bavarian beer bash Oktoberfest.

Boos & Brews Combo Ticket just $29.99!

Once you’ve had the wits scared out of you at LIGHTS OUT with haunted mazes and interactive frights, pop on over to Oktoberfest, one of the best celebrations of German beer, food and fun. Do the Chicken Dance and enjoy the sounds of our Oom Pah Pah band.

This is the party to end all parties, celebrating two of the season’s favorite events.

Guests are strongly encouraged to attend both events the same night for best experience and to save on parking; however, combo ticket can be used for each event on different nights* – parking is extra. There are no full or partial refunds on tickets not used.

*Combo ticket not valid Oct. 27-31. Note: LIGHTS OUT is recommended for ages 13+ but Oktoberfest is a 21 & older event. Plan accordingly.

Entertainment

Enjoy the distinctive German Oom Pah Pah sounds of The Rheinlanders. Dance to DJ Joe Vinyl and catch tribute bands at the Festplatz stage.

Beer/Bier

Oktoberfest at Fairplex will have beer, beer and more beer! With traditional styles of Oktoberfest and wheat beers we will help to transport you directly to Germany!

Additional details coming soon!

Food/Das Fest

Enjoy German standards like bratwurst, knockwurst, pretzels (brez’n) and more. Don’t leave out the German staples like potato pancakes and potato salad.

Das Kär Show

If there is one thing Germans love as much as its beer is its cars! Fairplex's Oktoberfest brings Germany's and America's love of cars together with the Das Kär Show, new for 2023. See more than 40 schönes Autos featuring Volkswagen Beetles and Buses. Pick out which one you’d love to race down the Autobahn.

Tribute Bands

Oct. 6 & 7

No Duh

No Duh is officially the World’s Greatest tribute to No Doubt & Gwen Stefani. No Duh is the premier, longest standing, & most renown tribute to No Doubt & Gwen Stefani on the Planet. The Band has performed over 1,000 shows to hundreds of thousands of people in the USA & multiple other countries. It’s not just great music, it’s a complete, high energy, amusing, audio-visual explosion!

Oct. 13 & 14

Flash Pants

80s Dance Band

Oct. 20 & 21

Locked Out of Heaven

The freshest Bruno Mars tribute

Drink responsibly

Feelin’ happy? Don’t drink and drive! Fairplex offers several options to ensure you arrive home safely after enjoying Oktoberfest.
  • Take the Elevator Home – Discounted room reservations are available at the Sheraton Fairplex Hotel. Click here for the Fairplex Friends rate!
  • Ride-Share and Taxi services are available at the pick-up/drop-off location through Gate 1. Book your ride and make your evening a breeze. Vehicles are safe to be parked in the lot overnight.
  • Designated Driver Program – Discounted admission and free non-alcoholic beverages for official DDs. Designated Driver tickets available at admission ticket booths.

Food Offerings

Traditional German Fare

Brats

Pretzels

Pickels

Sauerkraut

German Chocolate Cheesecake

Comfort Classics

Burgers

Hot Dogs

Fries

Onion Rings

Chicken Strips

Popcorn

Funnel Cakes

Ice Cream

Fan Favorites

King Taco

Wetzel Pretzels

Pink’s Hot Dogs

Cathy’s Cookies

 

Thank You To Our Sponsors

For sponsorship opportunities please contact: sponsorship@fairplex.com

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Looking for other great things to do at Fairplex? Check out Fairplex Presents En Memoria coming on November 4!

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