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Entertainment Schedule – 2018

 

 

 

48th Annual Big Bear Lake Oktoberfest

Schedule of Events

Schedule is subject to change!

 Updated April 02, 2018

Please check back as Activity Schedule is Being Updated Regularly

 

 

2018 events:

Ongoing events that take place each weekend include:

 

Log Sawing & Stein Holding Contests – held several times throughout the day both Saturdays and Sundays.

 

The Safe Slam Beer Drinking & Beer Pong contests are held every Saturday evening after 8:00 p.m.

 

Children’s contests are held Sundays at approximately 3:00 p.m.

 

Outside Budenstrasse (Game Booths, Exhibitors, Vendors) will be open Saturdays from 12:00 Noon to 9:00 p.m. and Sundays from 12:00 Noon – 5:30 p.m.

 

Please note: On Saturdays after 6:00 p.m. only persons 21 years and older will be admitted. However, families with children who have entered Oktoberfest prior to 6:00 p.m. will not be asked to leave.

 

Weekend 1

Band

America’s Heroes Weekend
(Free admission for Past and Present Military, Law Enforcement & Fire Fighters)

 

Saturday, September 8 (Noon – Midnight)
Main Stage
:
12:30 p.m. – Midnight – “The Express Band”, Southern California’s Premier German band
4:00 p.m. – 48th Annual Opening Ceremonies – Special All-American tribute to the Troops
Wyatt’s Stage:
2:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. – TBA
7:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. – Blue Henrys

 

Sunday, September 9 (Noon – 6:00 p.m.)
Main Stage:
Noon – 6:00 p.m. – “The Express Band”, Southern California’s Premier German band

 

Weekend 2

 

Saturday, September 15 (Noon – Midnight)
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12:30 p.m. – Midnight – Frankenrebellen Band, Direct From Germany
6:00 p.m. – Oktoberfest Queen-Stein Carrying Contest-Preliminary
Wyatt’s Stage:
2:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. – Street Music Band
7:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. – TBA

 

Sunday, September 16 (Noon – 6:00 p.m.)
Main Stage:
Noon – 6:00 p.m. – Frankenbellen Band, Direct From Germany

 

Weekend 3

Band

Saturday, September 22 (Noon – Midnight)
Main Stage:
12:30 p.m. – Midnight – Frankenbellen Band, Direct From Germany
2:00 p.m. – GTEV D’Oberländer Dancers
5:00 p.m. – GTEV D’Oberländer Dancers
6:00 p.m. – Oktoberfest Queen-Stein Carrying Contest-Preliminary
Wyatt’s Stage:
2:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. – Revelator
7:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. – Sean Wiggins and Lone Goat

 

Sunday, September 23 (Noon – 6:00 p.m.)
Main Stage:
Noon – 6:00 p.m. – Frankenbellen Band, Direct From Germany
2:00 p.m. – GTEV D’Oberländer Dancers

Wyatt’s Stage:
1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. – Terry McRaven

 

Weekend 4

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Saturday, September 29 (Noon – Midnight)
Main Stage:
12:30 p.m. – Midnight – Mats’s Infinity, Direct From Germany
4:00 p.m. – Oktoberfest Queen-Stein Carrying Contest-Semi Finals
Wyatt’s Stage:
2:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. – TBA
7:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. – Tom Nolan Band

 

Sunday, September 30 (Noon – 6:00 p.m.)
Main Stage:
Noon – 6:00 p.m. – Mats’s Infinity, Direct From Germany
Wyatt’s Stage:
1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. – Terry McRaven

 

Weekend 5

 

Friday, October 5 (6:00 p.m. to Midnight)
Local’s Night – A portion of Admission Proceeds to Benefit Local Charity.
6:00 p.m. – Midnight – Mats’s Infinity, Direct From Germany

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Saturday, October 6 (Noon – Midnight)
Main Stage:
12:30 p.m. – Midnight – Mats’s Infinity, Direct From Germany
4:00 p.m. – Oktoberfest Queen-Stein Carrying Contest- FINALS

Wyatt’s Stage:
2:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. – Street Music Band
7:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. – Southern Spirit

 

Sunday, October 7 (Noon – 6:00 p.m.)
Main Stage:
Noon – 6:00 p.m. – Mats’s Infinity, Direct From Germany
Wyatt’s Stage:
1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. – Terry McRaven

 

Weekend 6

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Saturday, October 13 (Noon – Midnight)
Main Stage:
12:30 p.m. – Midnight – Die Böhmische Straßenmusikanten, Direct From Germany
Wyatt’s Stage:
2:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. – TBA
7:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. – Born Country

 

Sunday, October 14 (Noon – 6:00 p.m.)
Main Stage:
Noon- 6:00 p.m. – Die Böhmische Straßenmusikanten, Direct From Germany
Wyatt’s Stage:
1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. – Terry McRaven

 

 

Weekend 7

 

Friday, October 19 (6:00 p.m. – Midnight)
“Oktoberfest Unplugged”

German Beer-Food Pairing Dinner and an intimate evening of Oktoberfest charm.
Tickets must be pre-purchased.

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Saturday, October 20 (Noon – Midnight)
Main Stage:
12:30 p.m. – Midnight – Die Böhmische Straßenmusikanten, Direct From Germany
2:00 p.m. – The Cripple Creek Cloggers

5:00 p.m. – The Cripple Creek Cloggers
Wyatt’s Stage:
2:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. – Working Poets
7:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. – Sean Wiggins and Lone Goat

 

Sunday, October 21 (Noon – 6:00 p.m.)
Main Stage:
Noon – 6:00 p.m. – Die Böhmische Straßenmusikanten, Direct From Germany
2:00 p.m. – The Cripple Creek Cloggers
Wyatt’s Stage:
1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. – Terry McRaven

 

Weekend 8

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Saturday, October 27 (Noon – Midnight)

GERMAN SPOOKTACULAR CELEBRATION
Main Stage:
12:30 p.m. – Midnight – The Kalifornia Krauts, a Southern California favorite
3:00 p.m. – Children’s Halloween Costume Contest
10:00 p.m. – Adult Costume Contest
Wyatt’s Stage:
2:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. – TBA
7:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. – The Doo Wah Riders

 

Sunday, October 28 (Noon – 6:00 p.m.)
Main Stage:
Noon – 6:00 p.m. – The Kalifornia Krauts, a Southern California favorite
Wyatt’s Stage:
1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. – Terry McRaven

 

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Weekend 9

 

Saturday, November 3 (Noon – Midnight)

OKTOBERFEST GRAND FINALE
Main Stage:
12:30 p.m. – Midnight – Band Details To Follow Soon