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Carlsbad Rotary Clubs present
Oktoberfest, Family Fall Festival

Come join us at our 41st Annual Oktoberfest Fall Festival event with real German meals from Tip Top Meats, kids and adult activities, live German music, and of course a beer garden. The Bier Garten will feature an assortment of beers on tap including an Oktoberfest varietal and various wines.



Tip Top Meats

will provide the traditional German dinner from noon to 8 p.m.



1050 Cannon Road

Carlsbad, CA 92008



Beergarden Band - Hazelnuss




Event Schedule

Oktoberfest DJ will be on from Noon–4pm. Kids Zone Noon–4pm. 


  • 1pm Chicken Dance-Off and Yodeling Competition: Get ready to shake those tail feathers and compete for this year’s Chicken Dance CHAMPION. Original moves are welcome and the crowd will pick the winners.

  • 2:30pm Wiener Toss Contest - Kids/Adults: Teams of two will toss a sausage back and forth and compete to see how far away from each other they can successfully toss the wiener without letting it touch the ground and keeping it in tact. Hot dog!

  • 3pm Oktoberfest Royalty Prizes: Dust off those Dirndls and Lederhosen for Oktoberfest’s best dressed German Costume Competition. The crowd will choose their favorite Oktoberfest King and Queen. 

  • 4pm Interfaith Speaks​​

The Beergarden Band Haselnuss will perform 4pm–8pm.

  • 5:25 National Anthem/Intro Mayor.

  • 5:40 Presentation for Jimmy Ukegawa and Big John's Family.

  • 6pm Women's Stein-holding Competition: Flex those beer muscles by seeing who can hold a beer stein (full of water) out in front of them the longest.

  • 7pm Men's Stein-holding Competition: Flex those beer muscles by seeing who can hold a beer stein (full of water) out in front of them the longest.

  • Opportunity Drawing 7:30pm

Oktoberfest Beer Menu
Expanded beer selection:  Lagers, Pilsners, Oktoberfest brews and Seltzer, the Carlsbad Oktoberfest has it all!

Spaten Premium Lager Lager - 5.2%

Spaten Oktoberfest Marzen - 5.9%

Elysian Space Dust IPA INDIA PALE ALE - 8.2%

Elysian Contact Haze HAZY IPA - 6%

Mission Brewery Oktoberfest – 5.4%

Stella Artois Pilsner – 5.2%

Bud Light Black Cherry Seltzer (cans) Seltzer – 5%

Oktoberfest Wine Menu
Pegasus Estate Winery



Sauvignon Blanc


Rose of Cabernet


Quadrille (Red Blend)

Event Schedule

$10 Entrance to Strawberry Fields not included in ticket prices. Must be paid at the entrance to the event. Children 5 and under are free. Parking is Complimentary. Cashless Event.

Food and Drink Tickets


$41 - Big John Combo

2 German meal w/sides

2 Hot Dogs w/chips

$20 - Big John Special

German meal w/sides

$15 - German Sausage Sandwich

$5 - Hot Dog w/chips

$5 - Large Bavarian pretzels by Prager Brothers

$5 - German Strudel by Tip Top Meats

$10 - Beer/Wine

$2 - Water Bottle

$10 - Commemorative Beer Mug

(Available at the Beer and Wine tent)

Carding Policy


Please note: Beer Garden attendee's must be over the age of 21 to consume alcohol. 


Under 21 can enter the beer garden with an adult. 

Fair Warning


  • It's hard to keep all these tasty brews in stock for the entire afternoon, so come early to avoid missing out.

  • Selections may be limited at times.

  • There are no refunds for unused tickets.

  • If we are out of your favorite beer, it's most likely because one of your beer buddies drank it!




There is plenty of free parking, here are some options to consider:

  • Carpool with beer buddies. Make sure one person is your designated driver 

  • We are bike-friendly, with plenty of room to lock your bike up


Our Beneficiaries

100% of the proceeds from this year's Oktoberfest support the following charities and others supported by the Rotary Clubs of Carlsbad

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