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Oktoberfest Opening Day / September 8, 2019 / 2pm to 6pm

Old World Huntington Beach Oktoberfest and Kiwanis

It's a Kiwanis Fundraiser and a Family Fun Day filled with...

Opening Day for Old Worlds Oktoberfest is a great day for the whole family, and this year the party will be bigger than ever. There will be games for the kids, face painting, & the first Weiner race of Oktoberfest. The German American Brass Band will play traditional Oom-Pah-Pa music & the Herbmeister is back for another year to keep the party going. All proceeds from the day are donated to the Kiwanis Club of Huntington Beach so a great turn out will help a great organization.

Opening Day Main Events

Opening Day with Kiwanis Fundraising

We are always excited to kick off the Oktoberfest celebrations as we welcome the Kiwanis of Huntington Beach. All proceeds from the days events are donated to this amazing organization, so for a $15 ticket purchase ($26 Value) you'll receive admission and a meal.

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Opening Day is Kinderfest Day at Old World.

Kinderfest is family day! We'll have lots of great Oktoberfest & Kinderfest events going on throughout the day. Kinderfest has great food for the whole family. We have the best Bratwurst in Town, long with great BBQ, Hot Dogs, Hamburgers, Chicken & More.

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Opening Day with Wiener Dog Races at 3pm

We'll be holding the Dog Races every Sunday during Oktoberfest (3pm - 4pm), so come join us for the fun. Our Wiener Dog Races are one of the most popular events so come early and get a good seat and the best Wiener Dog Races in Southern California.

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History of Kiwanis Donating for a Great Cause

Founded in 1915 in Detroit, Kiwanis is a global organization of volunteers dedicated to changing the world one child and one community at a time. Our members develop youth as leaders, build playgrounds and raise funds for pediatric research. We help shelter the homeless, feed the hungry, mentor the disadvantaged and care for the sick. Working together, members achieve what one person cannot accomplish alone. And along the way, club members share friendship and laughter.

The Kiwanis Club of Huntington Beach was founded in 1961. Our members volunteer their efforts to serve the youth of our own community and to assist needy individuals in our neighborhoods. Currently, with almost 100 members, the Kiwanis Foundation of Huntington Beach actively supports, or is involved with helping, not only the children but also the senior citizens and military of our community.

Members of the Kiwanis Club of Newport Harbor sponsored the new organization for their growing neighbor to the North. Since its inception, the Club has itself sponsored new entities for the Kiwanis family, including clubs in Westminster, and Huntington Beach's Surf City Breakfast Club.

The name Kiwanis is borrowed from the Native American phrase, "Nunc Kee-wanis," meaning, "We trade" or "We trade our talents."

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