Los Angeles' Oldest German Celebration: Alpine Village Oktoberfest
About 2 month(s) ago by Ayres Hotels Look no further than Alpine Village for the most traditional Bavarian celebration: Oktoberfest. Experience Oom Pah Pah party bands, delicious German fare, and cold German beers brewed by Warsteiner. This authentic yet modern celebration is the longest running Oktoberfest in Los Angeles and will transport you to Germany.
The festival will run from September 8th to October 28th and the hours are as follows:
Fridays: 6:00pm to midnight
Saturdays: 5:00 PM to midnight
Sundays: 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Please keep in mind that on Fridays and Saturdays you must be 21 years or older to attend; however, on Sundays all ages are welcome.
No Oktoberfest celebration would be complete without a cold stein of German beer. Therefore, the event will feature the following Warsteiner beers and other popular alcoholic beverages.
WARSTEINER Oktoberfest – smooth and delicious!
Konig Ludwig Hefeweisen
Selection of Wine – Zinfandel or Chardonnay
You should also come prepared to feast as this year’s celebration includes the following German treats:
Giant Bavarian Pretzel
Sausage Sandwich: 1/3 lb. sausage on a bun with 1 topping (sauerkraut or onions/peppers). You can choose from a bratwurst, Polish or chicken sausage.
Sausage Plate: 1/3 lb. sausage served with 2 sides. You can choose from a bratwurst, Polish or chicken sausage.
Herb-baked Chicken: 1/4 chicken served with choice of 2 sides.
Pork Schnitzel Sandwich: tender pork schnitzel served on a bun with coleslaw.
Chili Cheese Fries: crispy fries topped with chili and cheese sauce.
Side Dishes: Sauerkraut, Potato Salad, Cole Slaw, German Fried Potatoes, crispy French fries.
Desserts: apple strudel or cherry strudel.
Beverages: beer (Warsteiner Oktoberfest, Dunkel, Pilsner), cider, wine (Zinfandel or Chardonnay), soda (Real Coke, Diet Coke, or 7 up), and water.
For those wishing to purchase tickets, there are several varieties:
General Admission Tickets: pre-sold online and also available at the door; however, there are a limited amount of tickets available online.
Dine, Stein, No Line! Package: gives you a front-of-line admission, meaning that you will not have to stand in line for entry into the tent. After dinner, you also get escorted straight to the front no matter how many people are in line for the event! Front-of-line privileges are only offered with the Front-of-Line Package (does not apply to beer lines inside of the tent). This ticket also includes dinner at Alpine Village Restaurant. For dinner, you can choose from any meal from our restaurant menu (excluding steak and seafood dishes). Lastly, you will receive your own 2017 Alpine Oktoberfest ceramic stein filled with 16 ounces of Warsteiner Pilsner, Oktoberfest or Dunkel beer.
Designated Driver Admission: this designated driver program is part of the plan to encourage our patrons to plan for a safe, sober ride home after the event. Designated drivers can purchase special tickets online or at the gate for which they receive complimentary non-alcoholic beverages. Designated drivers will be identified by a special wristband. They will be given the wristband at the entrance gate once they have demonstrated to Alpine staff that they have a valid driver's license and are not under the influence at the time of entry.
If, after the Oktoberfest festival, you would prefer to relax at a nearby accommodation, Ayres Hotel Manhattan Beach is the ideal choice. This boutique hotel is near Manhattan beach and boasts all the luxuries of a contemporary California hotel. Ayres Hotel Manhattan Beach is the perfect place to recover from your beer and brat-induced coma!