Oktoberfest by the Bay, Pier 48

Oktoberfest by the Bay, Pier 4811th Annual Oktoberfest by the Bay, the largest festival of its kind in California brings the spirit of Munich, German to the City by the Bay! Enjoy the finest German cuisine, world’s best beer, and authentic German music that the whole family will love.

Non-stop entertainment from the world-famous 21-piece Chico Bavarian Band, The Internationals and Deutscher Musikverein of San Francisco. Traditional Bavarian dancing by the Nature Friends Schuhplattler.

The first Oktoberfest in Munich started in 1810 to celebrate the marriage of Crown Prince Ludwig to Princess Therese of Saxony-Hildburghausen. Today, the Oktoberfest in Munich is the largest festival in the world, with an international flavor characteristic of the 20th century. 2010 marks the 200th anniversary of this time honored tradition.

Every year, Oktoberfest starts the third weekend in September. In keeping with German tradition, this years Oktoberfest by the Bay will be held the last weekend of September.

Ticket prices are Thursday ($25) and Friday – Sunday ($30.) To purchase tickets and to receive a $10 off coupon for Friday only visit www.oktoberfestbythebay.com For more information call 888.746.7522 or email info@americanshowplace.com.

Monica Turner
Contributor to Stark Insider for tech, the arts and All Things West Coast for over 10 years.