Oktoberfest Frequently Asked Questions

Here you'll find the answers to the most frequently asked questions about our Oktoberfest celebrations. If you don't find the answers to your questions, give us a call at (714) 895-8020

What are the Days/Hours for Oktoberfest?

Wednesday
Thursday

  • 6:30pm - 10:30pm
  • Under 21 must be accompanied by parents

Friday
Saturday

  • 6:30pm - 1:00am
  • 21+ w/ Valid ID

Sunday Kinderfest

  • 2:00pm - 7:30pm
  • Doors Open at 1:00 pm
  • Under 21 must be accompanied by parents

Oktoberfest is from Sunday Sept. 10 thru Sunday Oct. 29, 2017

Oktoberfest events go on during the week on Wednesday and Thursday evenings 6:30pm - 10:30pm, when families/kids are welcome. Under 21 must be accompanied by their parents, and not just an adult over 21.

Friday and Saturday nights are Adult only (21+) and the party starts at 6:30pm and goes on till 1am each morning.

Please note: There are no daytime Oktoberfest events on Saturday.

Then onto Sunday and we have our Kinderfest, Oktoberfest for the whole family. Kinderfest starts at 2pm but doors open at 1pm. Under 21 must be accompanied by parents.

Each Sunday during Oktoberfest we also have our hugely popular Wiener Dog Races. They start at 3pm and usually run an hour until 4pm. When the dog races are over, everyone makes their way to the festival hall for more great band music, food, beer and entertainment.

Can we Purchase Tickets for Oktoberfest Online?
Yes. We have teamed up with CBS Radio Events Plus for 2017 Oktoberfest online ticket sales.
Click here to buy tickets online.
Click here to reserve a Table & VIP Area for Oktoberfest
What is the admission price for Oktoberfest?

Oktoberfest is from Sunday Sept. 10 thru Sunday Oct. 29, 2017

Wednesday & Thursday nights / 6:30pm-10:30pm

  • Free Admission!
  • Under 21 must be accompanied by parents

Friday & Saturday nights / 6:30pm-1:00am

  • Must be 21 yrs or older
  • Please note the different prices for tickets sold ONLINE versus AT-THE-DOOR Saturdays in September and October:

Buy Tickets ONLINE: Click here

  • September:
    • Friday $10
    • Saturday $15
  • October
    • Friday $10
    • Saturday $25

Buy Tickets AT THE DOOR:

  • September:
    • Friday $10
    • Saturday $10
  • October:
    • Friday $10
    • Saturday $15

Sunday KINDERFEST / 2:00pm - 7:30pm
Dachshund Races & Family Day

  • Under 21 must be accompanied by parents
  • Tickets sold ONLINE and AT-THE-DOOR are the same price:

Buy Tickets ONLINE: Click here
OR Buy Tickets AT-THE-DOOR

  • Adults: $7 at-the-door & online
  • Kids (6-12) $3
  • Kids under 5 FREE

IMPORTANT NOTE

FULL Price Admission Tickets Purchased Online:

  • Each ticket is valid for 1-entry.
  • You are required to go through our security checkpoint.
  • Check times and dates carefully as the front door does not have the authority to give any refunds.
  • Friday and Saturday will be sold online only until 6pm nightly. After 6pm tickets can be purchased at the door only!!!
  • You will enter through the VIP Line Entrance*.
  • *VIP Line Entrance: In most cases, ticket purchaser will have little to no wait before 7:00pm. From 7:00pm and on, you may have to wait. If we have reached capacity, you may experience yet a longer wait. You will, however be able to enter before the General Admission Gate.

Admission tickets purchased At The Door and Discounted Tickets Online:

  • Each ticket is valid for 1-entry.
  • You are required to go through our security checkpoint.
  • Check times and dates carefully as the front door does not have the authority to give any refunds.
  • You will enter through the General Admission Gate and may experience a longer wait.
Is there a Military Discount?

U.S. Military (Active & Veterans) gets FREE Oktoberfest General Admission any day with valid Military ID.

Where can I park for Oktoberfest and is the parking Free?

Parking is Free and you can park in the parking lots adjacent to the Old World Village or you can park in the parking structure located at One Pacific Plaza, next to the high rise office buildings.

Where is Old World Located / Directions?

OldWorld is located behind the Bella Terra shopping center, just off the Beach Blvd exit, 405. Just take the 405 freeway to Huntington Beach, get off at the Beach Blvd., South Exit, stay to your right on Center Avenue. Just continue a short distance to Huntington Village Lane, then go right (next to Hotel Huntington Beach). Then left into our parking lot.

Can We Bring Our Own Beermugs?

Yes. You can bring your own beer mugs. We'll be happy to fill them, but we'll pour the beer into our own measured cups and you can then pour these into your own beer mugs. We cannot fill your beer mugs directly.

Can we bring Kids to Oktoberfest?

Yes. We have family night on Wednesday and Thursday evenings, from 6:30 pm to 10:30 pm. Under 21 must be accompanied by their parents, and not just an adult over 21.

We also have our family day on Sunday's during Oktoberfest from 2:00 pm to 7:30 pm. Under 21 must be accompanied by their parents, and not just an adult over 21.

  • Adults: $7
  • Children (6-12): Only $3
  • Under 5: Free
What is Family Nite?

Family Nites are Wednesday and Thursdays. We'll be doing Beer Tastings on these evenings. Under 21 must be accompanied by their parents, and not just an adult over 21.

  • Wed-Thur: 6:30-10:30 pm
  • Cost: Free
  • Under 21 must be with Parents
If we're under 21 can we go to Oktoberfest?

People under 21 can join their parents for Oktoberfest celebrations on Wesdnesday and Thursday evenings (6:30pm - 10:00pm) and Sunday daytime (2:00pm - 7:30pm).

Friday and Saturday evenings are for 21+ with valid ID's only (No Exceptions.)

If I Rent a VIP section does my group still have to purchase entrance tickets?

Yes, everyone must pay an entry fee, plus the reserved table fee, including all members of a VIP party area rental.

When is the Oktoberfest Parade?

The Oktoberfest parade is on Sunday September 24th, 2017 and is the official kickoff to our Oktoberfest celebrations. Starting at 2:00 pm it winds it's way from Bella Terra to the OldWorld Beerhall. Accompanied by our live German Bands it's a great event for the whole family

When does Oktoberfest Start/End?

Oktoberfest runs from September 10th through October 29th, 2017

What bands will be playing Oktoberfest?

We have great bands playing at our Beerfest and Oktoberfest celebrations.

Are Kids Free?
  • Kids under 5 are free
  • Kids 6-12 years are only $3
  • Kid's under 21 must be accompanied by their parents and only during Family night or Family Day
What is Kinderfest?

Kinderfest is a great way for the kids to join in the Oktoberfest celebrations. Every Sunday druing Oktoberfest from 2:00 pm to 7:30 pm you'll find fun events for the kids, great food, bands, bratwurst and much more.

What is the Age Limit for getting into Oktoberfest?

You must be 21+ with a valid ID.

If you're under 21 you can attend Oktoberfest on Family Nites or Family Day (Sunday) as long as you are accommpanied by your parents.

Do you have Happy Hour Drink Specials?

Yes. We have Happy Hour specials every Monday through Friday from 3pm - 6:30pm. We offer $2 off beer, wine & well drinks

How do I stay up to date on Events at OldWorld?

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