Children’s Activities




The Big Bear Lake Oktoberfest welcomes festival fans of all ages. The entertainment is non stop fun for both the young and young at heart. Kids love doing the Chicken Dance with the official Big Bear Lake Oktoberfest mascot, the Big Bear Chicken. Big Bear’s own Little Bear Dancers perform several weekends throughout the festival, as well. And that’s all just a starter, the following are a list of children’s activities at Oktoberfest.


Budenstrasse (Avenue of the Booths) & Kinder Garten

The Budenstrasse features a variety of 20+ vendors selling a variety of arts, crafts, toys, collectibles and “must have” trinkets! Also, located in the outside area is the Kinder Garten featuring Bounce House, Samson The Mechanical Bull, Carnival Game Booths, a Balloon Artist, Face Painting and Airbrushed Tatoos!



Children’s Contests

Sundays are family day with half price adult admission and FREE for children 12 and under. Featured every Sunday, are the Children’s contests including Boot Holding and Cup Spiel. Children’s contests take place at approximately 3:00 p.m. on Sundays and are FREE for children.



German Spooktacular Halloween Contest

Join us on Sunday, Oct. 27th for a German Spooktacular! The final Sunday of Oktoberfest features a children’s costume contest. The children’s contest begins at 3:00 p.m. and every child wins a participant’s prize, as well prizes for the top three best costumes.


Holloween Party at the Big Bear Lake Oktoberfest 2016

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