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Oaktoberfest 2021 ~ Saturday, October 9, 2021 ~ 11AM-7PM

Located in an open air “Bier Garten”
3400 Dimond Ave
(off Fruitvale at the corner of Dimond Ave and Bienati way in Oakland’s Dimond District)
Oakland, CA 94602

The 2021 Oaktoberfest is inspired by the Bavarian beer halls of Munich, offering outdoor dining and drinking with live German music, traditional German food options, and a variety of the Bay Area’s best craft beers, both on tap and in 16 oz cans. Come and celebrate in Oakland’s historic Dimond District!
No outside alcohol allowed.

Oaktoberfest2021 is open and Free to attend. Table seating is reservation only. Mixed packs of beer and German food platters can be pre-ordered to enjoy on site or to-go. Choose the link (button) below for either a Table Reservation+Food/Beer pre-order, OR just a Food/Beer pre-order
NOTE the specialty German platters are ONLY available through pre-order. Other food options like sausages will be available to order at the event. You can also bring your own food, we encourage you to support a local restaurant or grocer. Beer (and wine by the glass) can also be purchased on-site, craft beer seasonal mixed packs are available while supplies last so pre-order is encouraged. All pre-ordered items (food, drink, merch) will be delivered to your table at the start of your seating reservation. Follow the instructions on Eventbrite for your table reservation and/or ordering.

** You can also reserve a table and purchase on-site from the German Sausage vendor, bring take out food from other Dimond District restaurants or elsewhere. NO OUTSIDE ALCOHOL MAY BE BROUGHT ONTO EVENT PREMISES

** Table reservations are NOT required to attend, there will be plenty of standing and dancing room, including bar tables for eating. But reserving a table, or making a donation, helps cover the expenses of producing this free community event. Thank you for your support!

Featuring Deutscher Musikverein San Francisco German Band 

Performing in the Bay Area since 1938 in the German “Blaskapelle” style. The repertoire includes traditional German music including polkas, waltzes, Schottisches and marches as well as contemporary German party music. Audience participation in fun activities like the beer stein holding, dance demonstrations, and yodeling contests help make the
performances an enjoyable activity for adults and kids alike. Follow DMV at

BHTV Golden Gate is a Bavarian Cultural Club
Showcasing and celebrating Bavarian and Tyrolean traditions including costume, food & drink, and dance. Performing all over the Bay Area and welcoming new members (German and other) to their club.
Instagram: @goldengatebavarianclub

Deutscher Musikverein

Commemorative Oaktober2021 16oz. pint glass sold separately

Oaktoberfest 2021 Volunteer Opportunity

We will need a number of volunteers to help make this event run smoothly.  Volunteers completing a full shift will receive a seasonal beverage.  Volunteers that complete multiple shifts will receive a commemorative Oaktoberfest 2021 pint glass.  To volunteer for the event, please click the link below.

Oaktoberfest 2021 will be a homey take on the Oaktoberfest in the Dimond Street Festival – Craft beer mixed pack options in 10 and 24 can packs will feature some of the best Bay Area breweries and their seasonal selections, German styles, IPAs and more..

The event is from 11AM to 7PM so you can enjoy lunch and dinner! Make the most of your visit, check out some of the delicious dining options from Dimond Restaurants – or Shop while you’re in the Dimond – Directory of Dimond Businesses HERE 

Can’t Make in on the 9th – Grand Lake Kitchen Dimond will offer their German platters as to-go offerings on October 10th as well (**not available through GLK on 10/9) For more information for ordering on Sunday, Oct. 10th visit:

Some Anticipated Questions on the 2021 Oaktoberfest format and production?


October Shopping and Dining Discount Offers & Promotions - Business Directory


Oaktoberfest voted East Bay Express Readers Choice Award Best Virtual Beer Event 2020

“The Dirndl Diaspora”  – Get access HERE – Made possible by a cultural grant by the Dimond Improvement Association

2019 - 12th Annual Oaktoberfest in the Dimond


Thank You to all of our past and present Sponsors! Your dedication to community helps make this day possible!

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Daniel Swafford

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