This October 7-8, 2023 we will hold our 12th Annual Redlands Optimist Club Oktoberfest at Sylvan Park in Redlands, California. Festivities begins October 7th at 12:00 pm and finish October 8th at 7:00 pm. CHILDREN 20 AND UNDER HAVE FREE ADMISSION. We will provide several local craft brewery's as well as the authentic Munich-based Spaten brand. Here is a list of our great beer vendors: Anheuser Busch ,Hangar 24, Ritual, Escape and Brewcaipa.
This is a kid-friendly event, with a play area containing various games, bounce house as well as children's face painting. There is plenty of fun available for the adults as well, with Stein Holding contests, corn hole games, connect four and Hammerschlagen.
A live German band will perform your favorite polkas; multiple vendors will have authentic German food to whet the appetite and of course, beer!
Are there ID requirements or an age limit to enter the event?
NO - The event is Family friendly. 20 and under enter for free. ID is only needed to purchase beer.
What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?
This is a public park with ample parking all around its perimeter and on side streets. We will also have a convenient drop-off and pick-up at the entrance for Uber and Lyft.
What can/can't I bring to the event?
NO pets allowed except service animals.
NO outside food or beverages allowed (except for bottled water)
NO camel packs
NO refunds or exchanges
NO drugs or drug paraphernalia
NO coolers allowed
No Frisbee or Sport Balls
Chairs are blankets are allowed - but only in the designated area north of the bandstand
Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
No - But you must have it easy to view from your phone or mobile device.
What is the refund policy?
All sales are final. The Redlands Oktoberfest will go on rain or shine.
The name on the registration/ticket doesn't match the attendee. Is that okay?
Yes - But only one ticket per person entering the event. Once a ticket is scanned, it will no longer be valid.