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?



  • 6:30pm - 1:00am
  • 21+ w/ Valid ID
  • $10 Entry at the door Fridays in Sept. & Oct.
  • $10 Entry at the door on Saturdays in September
  • $10 Entry at the door on Saturdays in October

Sunday is Kinderfest

  • 2:00pm - 7:30pm
  • Doors Open at 1:00 pm
  • Adults Only $7
  • Only $3 for Kids (6-12)
  • Under 5 Free!

Oktoberfest runs from Sunday Sept. 10 through Sunday Oct. 29, 2017.

Oktoberfest events go on during the week on Wednesday and Thursday evenings, when families/kids are welcome.

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.

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?
Not at this time. Online purchase coming soon.
What is the admission price for Oktoberfest?

Oktoberfest: Sunday Sept. 10 to Sunday Oct. 29, 2017

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

  • FREE ADMISSION on Wednesday & Thursday
  • Under 21 must be accompanied by parents

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

Adults only 21+ Valid ID

Please note the different prices for tickets sold at-the-door versus online for Fridays and Saturdays:

  • Friday:
    • September ($10 at-the-door & online)
    • October ($10 at-the-door and $15 online)
  • Saturday:
    • September ($10 at-the-door & online)
    • October ($10 at-the-door and $25 online)

FULL Price Admission Tickets for Friday and Saturday will be sold online only until 6pm nightly. After 6pm tickets can be purchased at the door only!!!

** PLEASE NOTE: FULL Price Admission Tickets purchased online through Admit One will allow you to SKIP the LINE and go to the Online Sales Gate*.

Admission tickets purchased At The Door and Discounted Tickets Online, will enter through the General Admission Gate and may experience a longer wait.

* Purchasing FULL Price Admission Tickets online through Admit One, will entitle ticket purchasers to go to the Online Sales Gate. 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.

Each ticket is valid for 1-entry.

Check times and dates carefully as the front door does not have the authority to give any refunds.

Purchase FULL Price Admission Tickets Online. Friday or Saturday – starts at 6:30pm.

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

  • Adults: $7 at-the-door & online
  • Kids (6-12) $3
  • Kids under 5 FREE
  • Under 21 must be accompanied by parents

Purchase FULL Price Admission Tickets Online. Kinderfest Sundays – starts at 2pm (doors open at 1pm).

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's 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

  • 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.

  • 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 - 10:30pm) 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 4 great bands playing at our Beerfest and Oktoberfest celebrations. The German-American brass band will kick off our opening day celebration on Opening Day, September 10, 2017.

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?

OldWorld has events going on year round. If you want to stay in touch and know about the special events, holidays we're celebrating as well as get first chance on limited tickets and discounts you should join our E-Club.


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