Oktoberfest comes around every year, and while the big celebration takes place in Germany, there are plenty of places to partake in the festivities in the United States. Wallethub ranked the100 largest cities in the United states on a variety of criteria to come up with this list of 20 cities.
Beer flows freely at Oktoberfest.
The original Oktoberfest can be traced back to the early 19th century in Munich, Germany.
Since then, cities across the United States celebrate the festival of German heritage.
WalletHub compared the 100 largest U.S. cities based on 23 indicators of Oktoberfest friendliness and fun, and chances are, you can find one of these celebrations near you.
In San Diego County, two areas are ready to say "provst!"
San Diego ranked 36 among U.S. cities while Chula Vista came in at 85. And of course, we have the events to back it up.
El Cajon's annual celebration always gets top billing in the region, this year's Oktoberfest celebration will be held on Sept. 29 - Oct. 1 and Oct. 6 - Oct. 8.
But the fun doesn't end there, La Mesa is also holding their own festival Sept. 29 - Oct. 1 while Carlsbad (Oct. 7), Encinitas (Oct. 1), and Ocean Bean (Oct. 7 - 8) set to host their own celebrations.