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Shaqtoberfest; HalGLOWeen; Oktoberfest; Pacific Air Show: SoCal Weekend

SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA – Patch has rounded up fun, interesting and entertaining events throughout Southern California – from the southern tip of San Diego, through Orange and Riverside counties, to the beaches and valleys of Los Angeles.

Whether you choose an activity close to home or a mini day trip, see what’s planned this weekend from Saturday 1 October to Sunday 2 October.

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Artist’s Choice Exhibition Reception: Whites Fine Art Gallery, Glendale

Fire Boot Classic: Castaway Restaurant and Events, Burbank

Hollywood True Crime and Haunted Tales Walking Tour: Hollywood Pantages Theatre, Los Angeles

Jazz in the Park Concert Series: Michael Haggins Band: Playhouse Village Park, Pasadena

LA’s Haunted Hayride: Griffith Park, Los Angeles

Montrose Oktoberfest: Honolulu Avenue, Montrose

Nights Of The Jack: King Gillette Ranch, Calabasas

Edgar Allan Poe at Casa Romantica: Casa Romantica Cultural Center and Gardens, San Clemente

Fallstivities Pumpkin Patch Opening: Los Cerritos Center Mall, Cerritos

Knott’s Scary Farm: Knott’s Berry Farm, Buena Park

LOCA Brunch with John Barber Glass Artist: Sawdust Art Festival, Laguna Beach

Monthly Garden Checklist for October with David: Virtual via Roger’s Gardens, Newport Beach

Oktoberfest: St. Martin de Porres Catholic Church, Yorba Linda

Pacific Airshow: Huntington Beach

Prism Haunted House: Westminster Mall, Westminster

Pumpkin City Opening: Pumpkin City, Laguna Hills

Pumpkin Factory Opening: Westminster Mall, Westminster

Bad Chemistry: Vail Lake Resort, Temecula

Carrizo Canyon Opening Day Interpretive Hike: Art Smith Trailhead, Palm Desert

Castle Dark: Castle Park, Riverside

Dog Daze Canine Festival and Costume Contest: Aldergate Dog Park, Menifee

Autumn Festival: Mt. San Jacinto College, Menifee

Free Ax Throwing: Batch Mead, Temecula

Karaoke: Texas Lil’s Mesquite Grill, Temecula

Lavender Nights: 123 Farm, Beaumont

Mansion Of Lost Souls: Promenade Temecula, Temecula

Miss Hazel’s Haunt: The Shops at Palm Desert, Palm Desert

Oktoberfest: T.H.E Center, Hemet

Peltzer Pumpkin Farm Opening: Peltzer Pumpkin Farm, Temecula

Pumpkin Factory Opening: Pumpkin Factory Corona, Corona

Soulful Sundays with Keisha D: Palm Springs Cultural Center, Palm Springs

Turtle Talk and Feeding: Santa Rosa and San Jacinto Mountains National Monument Visitor Center, Palm Desert

Undead Circus: Launch Pointe, Lake Elsinore

All Saints Lunatic Asylum: Shawnee Road, Apple Valley

“Dimensions of Insanity: Torture” Immersive Haunt Experience: Rare Moon Escape Room, Fontana

Fall Fest: San Timoteo Canyon Schoolhouse, Redlands

Family’s First Festival: Yanks Air Museum, Chino

Redlands Optimist Club Oktoberfest: Sylvan Park, Redlands

Children’s Nature Retreat Gala: Children’s Nature Retreat Foundation, Alpine

Del Mar Pumpkin Station Opening: Jimmy Durante Boulevard, Del Mar

Dirty Cello: The Merrow, San Diego

Fort Cross Haunted Harvest Hayride: Fort Cross Old Timey Adventures, Santa Ysabel

Fur Ball: San Diego Humane Society, San Diego

HalGLOWeen: San Diego Zoo, San Diego

Haunted Corn Maze: Carlsbad Strawberry Co., Carlsbad

Haunted Happenings Tours: Hotel Del Coronado, Coronado

La Mesa Oktoberfest: La Mesa Village, La Mesa

Mission Valley Pumpkin Station Opening: Westfield Mission Valley Mall, San Diego

National City Pumpkin Station Opening: Plaza Bonita, National City

Oktoberfest: Julian Town Hall and Visitor Centre, Julian

Oktoberfest Fall Festival: Carlsbad Strawberry Co., Carlsbad

One Paseo Oktoberfest: One Paseo, San Diego

Rancho Bernardo Pumpkin Farm opening: Highland Valley Road, Escondido

SeaWorld Halloween Spooktacular: SeaWorld San Diego, San Diego

Surftober Party: Moose Lodge, Oceanside

Taste of Italy Food Tour: Little Italy, San Diego

The Haunted Amusement Park: Historically Haunted Marshal Scotty’s Playland, El Cajon

The Haunted Hotel Disturbance: Mission Valley Center, San Diego

The Haunted Trail Of Balboa Park: Balboa Park, San Diego

The History of Little Italy Guided Historical Walking Adventure: Cafe Zucchero, Little Italy, San Diego

Reign of Terror Haunted House: Reign of Terror Haunted House, Thousand Oaks

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Where is the biggest Oktoberfest in the US?

Similarly, there are hundreds of large and small Oktoberfest celebrations held annually across the country, the largest being Oktoberfest Zinzinnati in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Where is the biggest Oktoberfest? Now more than 700,000 visitors attend these festivities each year. Last but not least, the original and by far the largest Oktoberfest (known as ‘The Wiesn’ by locals) in the world is located in Munich, Germany.

Where in the US has the best Oktoberfest?

Zinzinnati, Ohio Of course, this list wouldn’t be complete without the largest Oktoberfest in America! In southwestern Ohio, the city of Cincinnati boasts the title of “America’s Greatest Oktoberfest” during their annual Oktoberfest Zinzinnati celebration. The award is even supported by the mayor of Munich himself!

Which city has the best Oktoberfest?

Munich. Let’s start where it all began, AND Oktoberfest in Munich. This is where you’ll find the largest lederhosen-clad crowd in the world! Every year over six million people attend Oktoberfest in Munich to experience the crazy atmosphere and drink liters upon liters of Bavarian beer.

Who has the best Oktoberfest in the USA?

1. Fredericksburg, Texas. Arguably one of the best Oktoberfest celebrations in the US, this charming Texas town in the hill country is a sure bet to enjoy all things Bavarian. The Fredericksburg Oktoberfest celebrates the traditions and heritage of its German-American settlers and heritage.

Where is the second largest Oktoberfest?

Blumenau, Brazil The world’s second largest Oktoberfest celebration takes place over 6,000 miles away from Munich in Santa Catarina, Brazil, where over 700,000 revelers come together to celebrate Bavarian culture and German ancestry.

Who has the second largest Oktoberfest in the world?

KitchenerâWaterloo Oktoberfest is an annual nine-day festival in the twin cities of KitchenerâWaterloo, Ontario, Canada. Based on the original German Oktoberfest, it is considered Canada’s largest Bavarian festival, and is the second largest Oktoberfest in the world.

Where is biggest Oktoberfest?

Munich. Let’s start where it all began, AND Oktoberfest in Munich. This is where you’ll find the largest lederhosen-clad crowd in the world! Every year over six million people attend Oktoberfest in Munich to experience the crazy atmosphere and drink liters upon liters of Bavarian beer.

Do you need tickets for Oktoberfest 2022?

The reservation itself – just like access to the Wiesn and the beer tents – is free. However, you must purchase and pay for vouchers in advance. These are tokens, for example for 2 liters of beer and half a chicken per person.

How far in advance should you book Oktoberfest? One of the most important things is to plan far in advance. Hotels book as much as 6 months in advance and the price can go up the closer the festival gets. For this reason, it is recommended to book flights and hotels as early as possible – even up to 9 months in advance.

How do you pay for Oktoberfest?

There is no such thing as Oktoberfest tickets. Even table reservations are generally free; only a number of coupons must be purchased in advance.

Do you need tickets for Oktoberfest 2022?

The reservation itself – just like entry to the Wiesn and the beer tents – is free. However, you must purchase and pay for vouchers in advance. These are tokens, for example for 2 liters of beer and half a chicken per person.

Is Oktoberfest cash only?

Are credit cards accepted at Oktoberfest? Oktoberfest is cash only, so make sure you bring enough euros to get you through a day filled with German brews, local snacks, theme park rides and souvenirs.

Is Oktoberfest free to enter?

There is no entrance fee to enter Munich’s Oktoberfest. But there are many other Oktoberfest expenses that accrue, such as buying beer and food, plus travel and accommodation costs.

Do you need tickets for Oktoberfest 2022?

The reservation itself – just like entry to the Wiesn and the beer tents – is free. However, you must purchase and pay for vouchers in advance. These are tokens, for example for 2 liters of beer and half a chicken per person.

Is Oktoberfest cash only?

Are credit cards accepted at Oktoberfest? Oktoberfest is cash only, so make sure you bring enough euros to get you through a day filled with German brews, local snacks, theme park rides and souvenirs.

Is Oktoberfest cash only?

Are credit cards accepted at Oktoberfest? Oktoberfest is cash only, so make sure you bring enough euros to get you through a day filled with German brews, local snacks, theme park rides and souvenirs.

Do you have to pay for Oktoberfest?

The Oktoberfest itself is free to attend. Oktoberfest ticket price: â¬0. There is no entrance fee to enter Munich’s Oktoberfest. But there are many other Oktoberfest expenses that accrue, such as buying beer and food, plus travel and accommodation costs.

Can you pay by card at Oktoberfest?

Not for a beer and food in the tents – no, definitely not. Everything is manic, you have to collect and pay as quickly as possible, without fiddling with cards. You must take cash. In the city it’s like any city, ATMs everywhere, check the hotel, you may have to withdraw money to pay it if it’s a small place.

Do you have to pay to get into Oktoberfest?

As usual at Bavarian folk festivals, no entrance ticket is required at the Oktoberfest – not even for the tents. Ironically, the only exception is the Oide Wiesn, a separate festival area behind the Ferris wheel, which is three euros.

How do you pay for Oktoberfest? There is no such thing as Oktoberfest tickets. Even table reservations are generally free; only a number of coupons must be purchased in advance.

Do you need tickets for Oktoberfest 2022?

The reservation itself – just like entry to the Wiesn and the beer tents – is free. However, you must purchase and pay for vouchers in advance. These are tokens, for example for 2 liters of beer and half a chicken per person.

Is Oktoberfest cash only?

Are credit cards accepted at Oktoberfest? Oktoberfest is cash only, so make sure you bring enough euros to get you through a day filled with German brews, local snacks, theme park rides and souvenirs.

Is Oktoberfest free to enter?

There is no entrance fee to enter Munich’s Oktoberfest. But there are many other Oktoberfest expenses that accrue, such as buying beer and food, plus travel and accommodation costs.

How much is a Mass at the Oktoberfest?

NEWS FLASH: The official Oktoberfest 2022 beer prices were announced today by the city of Munich, with a lot (1 liter) of beer costing between 12.80 and 13.80 EURO in the various beer tents. This represents an average price increase of 19.82% from the previous year.

Is Oktoberfest cash only?

Are credit cards accepted at Oktoberfest? Oktoberfest is cash only, so make sure you bring enough euros to get you through a day filled with German brews, local snacks, theme park rides and souvenirs.

How much are the drinks at Oktoberfest?

The average prices of non-alcoholic beverages per liter are 9.67 euros (2019: 8.87 euros) for table water, 10.85 euros (2019: 10.01 euros) for spezi and 10.35 euros (2019: 9.56 euros) for lemonade.

Is Oktoberfest cash only?

Are credit cards accepted at Oktoberfest? Oktoberfest is cash only, so make sure you bring enough euros to get you through a day filled with German brews, local snacks, theme park rides and souvenirs.

Do you have to pay for Oktoberfest?

The Oktoberfest itself is free to attend. Oktoberfest ticket price: â¬0. There is no entrance fee to enter Munich’s Oktoberfest. But there are many other Oktoberfest expenses that accrue, such as buying beer and food, plus travel and accommodation costs.

Can you pay by card at Oktoberfest?

Not for a beer and food in the tents – no, definitely not. Everything is manic, you have to collect and pay as quickly as possible, without fiddling with cards. You must take cash. In the city it’s like any city, ATMs everywhere, check the hotel, you may have to withdraw money to pay it if it’s a small place.

Is Oktoberfest worth visiting?

Attending Oktoberfest in Munich is definitely worth it, although it does require some planning. It is, after all, one of the world’s biggest and most famous festivals, and you should attend at least once.

Is Oktoberfest expensive? These travel costs add up, making it a very expensive celebration to attend. Oktoberfest expenses can easily exceed €1,000 for a few days of beer drinking in Munich. But Oktoberfest doesn’t have to be expensive if you plan carefully.

How many days should you spend at Oktoberfest?

Most people like to enjoy two days at the Oktoberfest fair and beer halls in Munich. Our weekend accommodation packages stay in Munich from Friday to Monday and give you at least two days at Oktoberfest.

What are the best days to go to Oktoberfest?

From Sunday to Thursday, the big tents are mostly closed during the reservation change in the late afternoon. Otherwise, you should not experience any problems accessing them. The most relaxed days to visit the beer tents are Sundays, especially in the evening.

How many days do you need for Oktoberfest?

When is Oktoberfest? Oktoberfest begins in September and ends in October on the first Sunday in October, or October 3rd, whichever is later. It lasts for at least 16 days.

Is Oktoberfest worth it if you don’t like beer?

You can ABSOLUTELY enjoy Oktoberfest if you don’t drink beer! The vibe of the whole festival is just SO fun and lively and you don’t have to pay a dime to enjoy it. Each tent will serve non-alcoholic beer. It’s basically a strong apple cider!

Can you only drink beer at Oktoberfest?

Re: Oktoberfest – Just beer? Yes. But they have excellent white and red from Germany, France and Italy (wines) at der Weinzelt.. And good food in all the beer tents, especially weissewurst (white sausage) & Hendl (fried chicken) and apple strudel, etc.

What can you drink at Oktoberfest if you don’t like beer?

If you are not a fan of beer, there are many other options for drinks that you can enjoy during the Oktoberfest. Wine and cocktails are two popular choices. You can also find non-alcoholic options such as apple cider and root beer.

Is one day at Oktoberfest enough?

Big disclaimer: you only need one day at Oktoberfest. More than that just won’t be as enjoyable, so even if it’s a “once-in-a-lifetime” experience, plan some other things to do if you’re in Munich for a long weekend.

What can you not do at Oktoberfest?

WHAT NOT TO DO AT OKTOBERFEST

  • Don’t wait until the last minute to book accommodation. …
  • Do not buy a dirndl or lederhosen in a costume shop. …
  • Don’t be a drunken mess. …
  • Do not tip your server. …
  • Don’t jump on a carnival ride after a few liters of beer. …
  • Do not show up late in the afternoon.

What is the best time to go to Oktoberfest?

The first weekend is the best time to go to Oktoberfest to witness the opening ceremony and enjoy a less busy time in the morning. Midweek has a lot to offer in terms of cultural diversity and fun times.