September 25 – 27, 2013
Don your Lederhosen and fill up your steins at the Los Angeles Oktoberfest – a three-day celebration of Bavarian beer, food and entertainment Sip ice-cold German craft brews and sing along to lively old drinking tunes in the festive beer tent.
Held in downtown LA, the Los Angeles Oktoberfest is the oldest and largest Oktoberfest celebration in all of Southern California. Sip flavorful ales and brews, including the Hefeweizen, Doppel Bock and Barock dunkel and sample traditional German cuisine, like strudel, sausages, bratwurst and salty Bavarian pretzels.
Los Angeles Oktoberfest features unique cultural entertainment and activities – from sing-alongs and magic shows to the stein holding contest. Dance the night away to big brass Oom Pah Pah bands, strolling accordion players and festive tunes spun by the DJs. The fun-loving celebration of German culture also offers a silent auction to raise money for local charities.
So raise a pint and celebrate German culture and tradition at the annual Los Angeles Oktoberfest. Beer lovers, foodies and culture hounds from around the world will flock to the streets of LA to drink, dance and experience the sights, sounds, and flavors of Bavaria. What started in Munich back in 1810, Oktoberfest is truly a beer lover’s utopia.
Located just minutes from the LA Oktoberfest, Elan Hotel is the perfect place to relax and enjoy the energy and culture of Los Angeles. This contemporary boutique hotel in West Hollywood features stylish designer rooms and suites with sweeping views of the city and a cool, hip vibe in the heart of Los Angeles. Sip a hand-crafted cocktail or frothy beer in the cozy lounge, with bamboo floors and plush couches – the perfect spot for a drink before the festival. Meet friends at the complimentary Evening Wine and Cheese Reception every night.