San Diego among best U.S. cities to celebrate Oktoberfest

Posted at 9:42 AM, Sep 12, 2017
and last updated 2017-09-13 15:22:12-04

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!"

Source: WalletHub

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.