Germany is famous for Oktoberfest, but the tradition has carried over to the U.S., and many California cities host Oktoberfest festivals as well. San Francisco’s Oktoberfest by the Bay, held from at Pier 48 from September 28 to September 30, 2012, is known as one of the nation’s most popular Oktoberfests. Are you in the mood for some schnitzel and beer? Tickets are currently on sale!

In addition to traditional German food and LOTS of beer, the event will also host live music from the Chico Bavarian Band and the Internationals. There will also be traditional Bavarian dancing.


The event schedule is as follows:

Open FRIDAY SEPT. 28: 5pm-12am
SATURDAY SEPT. 29: DAY 11am-5pm | NIGHT 6pm-12am
SUNDAY SEPT. 30: 11am-6pm

Tickets start at $25.00 and are available online.