14th Annual Oakland Park Oktoberfest
Presented by Funky Buddha Brewery
Three-Day Event October 5 – 7 at Jaco Pastorius Park
The City of Oakland Park, in conjunction with Funky Buddha Brewery, presents the 14th annual Oakland Park Oktoberfest at Jaco Pastorius Park, 4000 N. Dixie Highway. The dates and times of this signature City event are as follows:
Throughout the weekend, Oktoberfest will feature a wide variety of programming for the entire family. Join us for music and dancing, field activities including barrel and stein races, and the always entertaining apple strudel eating contest.
The Central Bark Dachshund Dash, Oktoberfest’s signature event, makes this celebration a unique experience. If you want to participate with your dachshund, please be sure to contact Central Bark Doggy Day Care (954-568-3647) or visit here for online registration.
New this year, Pet Supermarket will sponsor a "Doggie Fashion Show" (for dogs 25 pounds and under) at 4:30 p.m. Sunday. Categories include Doggie Diva (most fashionable), Twinning (owner & dog dress alike), and Oktoberfest Dog (best Oktoberfest costume). Apply online.
In addition to enjoying the live German music, Biergarten guests can select from a variety of authentic German-style and craft beers to accompany the delicious Bavarian cuisine (see menu), or you may wish to visit the vendor area for some Oktoberfest gifts and crafts.
Come on out and enjoy great music from one of the nation’s top Oktoberfest bands “Alpine Express,” as well as master jodler, zither and accordion player Sepp Diepolder. View complete schedule of entertainment and activities.
General admission remains $5, age 12 and under free. Premium parking will be available in the immediate vicinity of the park, and free parking nearby with shuttle services. Please contact the Parks & Leisure Services Department at 954-630-4500 to find out more about general and vendor information, or volunteer opportunities. You can also find more details and updates at:
City of Oakland Park Oktoberfest Page
Funky Buddha Brewery Oktoberfest Page