You might be aware of Oktober fests that happen all through the month of October. But do you know the Oktober Fest Torrance is the oldest? Yes, it is historic and flocks in thousands of people in the Alpine Village every year. Here, we will give you all the details about this event in 2019 so that you too can be a part of it.
Oktober Fest Torrance takes place in Southern California and it has been running for more than 50 years now. You might wonder how things were 50 years ago in this fest, so you will definitely want to be a part of this year’s fest. The event will relive memories of the past 50 years and host a ‘Throwback Oktoberfest’ for their 51st anniversary. If you want to know how Oktoberfest was initially like, you got to be a part of this one.
How to Be a Part of Oktober Fest Torrance?
There will be no tent this year, but the celebration will look more like a bier hall. There will be a restaurant set up and will look like German Bier Halls and include:
- Festival style seating that will include traditional benches that will help you interact with strangers
- A musical band from Germany who will play numbers from Haderlumpen
- German food like the famous sausages and roasted chicken from the Alpine Village
- Imported beer from Germany like Hofbrau
- A full bar along with an imported beer from other parts of the world
You can taste and feel the authentic European traditional vibes at the Oktoberfest within the 10 miles of the pretty beaches of Southern California.
Oktober Fest Torrance date and timings
- The Oktoberfest at Torrance will be held on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays from October 4 to October 27, 2019
- The event starts from 6 pm and goes till midnight on Fridays and Saturdays
- On Sundays, it starts from 1 pm to 6 pm
- The event is only for 21 years and above for Fridays and Saturdays
- On Sundays, anyone can be a part of the event
- The Alpine Village hosts the Oktober fest Torrance every year, so you have to navigate to 833 W Torrance Blvd, Torrance, CA 90502
What is going to happen in Torrance Oktoberfest 2019?
Check out some more deets about the Oktoberfest to know which days will interest you to be here:
1. The spirit of the restaurant
Its festive season for the Alpine Village during the Oktoberfest and irrespective of which day you come, the event will be delightful. This fest was rated by USA Today as one of the top 10 best Oktober fests in the country.
The event will be set up in an authentic ‘German Bier Hall’ and will feature different types of German food, beer, and other drinks. The festive interiors will set the mood right, while you go back to the oldie’s music with the rustic vibe.
2. Abigaile Restaurant and Brewery
If you’re going to be here on October 21, you must visit this place. It is open for family between 11 am to 5 pm, and after that only for people over 21 years old. This place not only offers food and beverages but also has games, prizes, raffles, face-painting, and an entertaining magician.
3. Common Space Brewery
The Common Space Brewery welcomes you to four events during the Oktober fest Torrance. It has already started on September 21, and they hosted a traditional Oktoberfest celebration. The following day, they hosted a dog-friendly Barktoberfest event. Again, on September 29, they will have a Bluetoberfest for Dodger fans event. Finally, on October 5, they will host Vegtoberfest for vegans.
Other places to celebrate Oktoberfest in California
If you can’t make it to Torrance, you can come over to these places. Although the event in Torrance is extremely exciting this year, you can enjoy in other places like:
1. Los Angeles Oktoberfest at the Manhattan Beach
The Oktoberfest at LA welcomes you to traditional food, beer, and singing-sprees. You simply need a 3 to 4-hour pass, which includes a for unlimited refills. The festival starts from October 21 till October 23, between 1 pm and 5 pm.
2. San Francisco Oktoberfest
Come over to Pier 48 on San Francisco waterfront to try scrumptious German treats and cold beer. Here, you will see the 21-piece Chico Bavarian Band and dancers setting up the festive mood. Sunday is the best time to come over with family. The events have started from September 23 and will last till October 25.
3. Sacramento Oktoberfest
Witness the ultimate outdoor Biergarten with live music at Turn Verein Oktoberfest. The event brings every kind of visitor who is willing to drink, dance, and eat like a local German. The two days of this fest is on October 7 and 8.
4. Old World Orange County Oktoberfest
The event takes place right by Huntington Beach. It lets you enjoy the Oktoberfest tradition that is been hosted ever since the 70s. The event advertises brats, bands, beers, and ‘babes’. The event starts with a parade and there is a Daschund race every Sunday from 3 pm. The Orange County’s Oktoberfest started from September 11 and will continue till October 30.
5. Anaheim Oktoberfest
The event at Anaheim gets you started with beer and polkas. Get ready for some live music, contests, bounce houses, and a wild event in an overall. The Anaheim Oktoberfest started from September 18 and will go up to October 31.
6. El Cajon Oktoberfest
If you want to witness an Oktoberfest as authentic as the one at Torrance, you need to come here. The event is organized by German American Societies in San Diego and is as authentic as you’d want. They feast on German pastries, sauerkraut, and pretzels, and have entertainments options like folk dance, contest, and craft. It is your time to lift up the German spirits and be a part of the event of October 7, 8 and 9.
7. Fairplex Oktoberfest
Pomona welcomes you to its Oktoberfest to listen to Bavarian music and have lots of beer. This fest is strictly for people above 21 years old and one of the most talked-about events in LA. To be a part of this event, come over on any Friday or Saturday from 6 pm and onwards.
It is time you start planning how you want to bring in the month of October!