Originally celebrated in early-1800s Germany in honor of the country’s royal family, present-day Oktoberfest is simply a reason for millions of people to drink, eat and be merry. The Munich celebration may have more than 150 years on ours, but that doesn’t mean we don’t know how to party German-style! Here’s where to drink (and eat) your way through Oktoberfest in San Diego. Continue reading
Oktoberfest is one of the most celebrated events all over the world, famous for its authentic German feast, craft beers, music, and dancing. Oktoberfest dates back to 1810 to what was then a celebration to commemorate the Royal Wedding of Prince Ludwig and Princess Therese of Saxe-Hildburghausen. Today, Oktoberfest is an annual 16 day festival (running from the end of September to the beginning of October) held in Munich, Germany. Many cities across the globe have been hosting their own versions of this German celebration for decades and San Diego is no exception. Here are 9 Oktoberfest in San Diego that you don’t want to miss: Continue reading
Chances are if you’ve attended an Oktoberfest in San Diego, you’ve tasted a Tarantino Bratwurst. This year, The Tarantino Gourmet Sausage Company will be making their debut as the official bratwurst at this year’s Encinitas Oktoberfest on September 22, 2013.
The Tarantino Gourmet Sausage Company has been doing Oktoberfest’s around San Diego (Ocean Beach, and La Mesa) for over 15 years. Continue reading
Fall is a little over a month away and that means Oktoberfest is on the horizon. This year, the La Jolla Blue Book is a proud sponsor of the 18th Annual Encinitas Oktoberfest happening on Sunday, September 22nd.
Oktoberfest’s roots trace back to the marriage of Prince Ludwig to Princess Therese in 1810 in Munich, Germany. Their marriage celebration was so enjoyable that they decided it should be held every year. Oktoberfest has grown greatly and today over 6 million people attend.