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La Mesa, El Cajon host Oktoberfest in East County

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Posted at 11:56 AM, Sep 28, 2017
and last updated 2017-09-28 15:41:59-04

(KGTV) - Oktoberfest celebrations will be held this weekend in La Mesa and El Cajon, featuring traditional German food, beer, and music.

La Mesa's Oktoberfest is the largest in San Diego County. It features a ferris wheel and Karneval games, vendors, workshops, bier gardtens, three stages of German music and food booths.

Dates:

Sept. 29 - Oct. 1

Location:

Allison Ave. and La Mesa Blvd., downtown La Mesa

Admission:

FREE for all ages

In El Cajon, the German-American Societies Oktoberfest festival features the chicken dance, polka, and Oom-Pah music performed by "Guggenbach-Buam" from Germany. Ox, bratwurst, wieners, and red cabbage are on the menu.

Dates:

Sept. 29 - Oct. 1

October 6 - 8

Location:

1017 S. Mollison Ave.

Admission

Adults: $10 Fridays and Saturdays, $5 Sundays

Active military and under 21 are FREE