Carlsbad Rotary Oktoberfest

When: October 5, 2013
Time: 12pm - 10pm
Where: Holiday Park
(Between Carlsbad Village Dr & Tamarack)
Carlsbad, CA (map)
Phone: (760) 845-3573
More info: Events website

Oktoberfest Food and Entertainment

The Carlsbad Rotary Club's Oktoberfest will feature German food, live music, polka dancing, face painting, antique fire engines and a giant pumpkin patch. On average, about 8,000 people attend the Carlsbad Rotary Oktoberfest each year, which began in 1982. The festival takes place at Holiday Park in Carlsbad CA.


Carlsbad Rotary Oktoberfest


Proceeds from the German festival will benefit, the Carlsbad Hi-Noon and Evening Rotary clubs, the Boys and Girl's Clubs of Carlsbad, and the Woman's Resource Center. The Carlsbad Oktoberfest is the Carlsbad Rotary Club's premier fundraising event.

German Festival Lineup

Children's' Pumpkin Decorating Contest and Pumpkin Patch at Oktoberfest
1pm - 4pm


Obstacle Course (Inflatable “Jump”)
1 pm – 8 pm Southwest corner of event


Carlsbad Antique Fire Engine
1 pm – 8 pm Southwest corner, by the Obstacle Course


Clowns Face Painting & Animal Balloons
1 pm – 9 pm in front of Dinner Tent


Pacific Coast Concert Band
2 pm – 4 pm in the Bandstand


Pacific Coast Combo
4 pm – 5 pm in front of the Bandstand


Roger & the Villagers (Polka band)
5 pm – 10 pm in the Bandstand


2 pm – 8 pm Western end of booths &/or roving through the crowd