7 Reasons to Attend Concord Oktoberfest

When it comes to fall festivals, this one is it!

Bring on autumn and pull out the lederhosen! It’s the Concord Oktoberfest, presented by The Brewing Network, Visit Concord, and the Greater Concord Chamber of Commerce and it is set for Friday, October 11 and Saturday, October 12 in Todos Santos Plaza.

Todos Santos Plaza will be home to an authentic German Oktoberfest with a beer tent, wine pouring, live music, singing and dancing, strongman contests, food truck fare, a kid’s area, and more. This is a fun, family-friendly free community event with food, drinks and activities available for purchase.

Friday, October 11, 6:00 to 9:00 PM Saturday, October 12, 2:00 to 8:00 PM Todos Santos Plaza

group of people drink beer at oktoberfest

1. Beer Garden

It is no surprise that the beer tent will be the meeting point for craft brew fans with German-style lagers from 20 breweries near and far join the action for this unique event. If you are searching for extraordinary hospitality and a bombastic atmosphere, you’re guaranteed to find it here! Advance tickets will be available for purchase in early September.

This year we will also feature wine as an option for festival goers!

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2. Traditional German Food

The "The Food Truck Alley" will be full of flavorful food choices for anyone wanting to sink their teeth into something sweet or savory. You will find local food vendors serving delicious traditional Bavarian food such as pretzels, Bratwurst, Sauerkraut, strudel, and more.

“This event is a way to promote the wildly popular craft-beer scene and highlight local businesses. We love promoting the city of Concord to the local community and the entire Bay Area. This is a fun community event, so call your friends and family and make plans to attend.” said Elaine Schroth, Executive Director, Visit Concord.

traditional german band

3. Fun for the Whole Family

Enjoy live music, singing and dancing, strongman contests, a kid’s area, and more.

family riding bikes

4. Support Local Organizations

Proceeds from the event will benefit Bike Concord.

Bay Area Rapid Transit system train sitting in the station

5. It’s BARTtable

Take BART to the Concord station and walk eight minutes to Todos Santos Plaza. BART is an easy and convenient way to get to events in downtown Concord.

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6. Get a Great Lodging Deal

Enjoy the comfort and ease of Staying in Concord. Book your reservation and receive 2 passes for the price of 1! Included: .5 liter glass or wine glass and 4 tickets.

Contact Shelbi Walker at SWalker@VisitConcordCA.com for details.

7. You’re an Official Sponsor

If you’re searching for extraordinary way to promote your business, the sponsorship levels maximize impact to reach festival patrons which comprise a broad, lucrative demographic with an age range from 21 to retirement.


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