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The 13th Annual Oaktober(fest) in the Dimond - Oakland’s VIRTUAL Craft Beer Event

The 13th Annual Oaktober(fest) in the Dimond - Oakland’s VIRTUAL Craft Beer Event


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Celebrate Oaktoberfest delivered to your home with a carefully curated seasonal selection of Bay Area craft beers and special menu items from Dimond District restaurants. Click for live shows and performances and enjoy this once in a lifetime adaptation of Oaktoberfest - Oaktober2020. 

2020 Oaktober Highlights and new features: 

+      Breweries Spotlight  Promotion of 43 different breweries and of limited release beers  on our Oaktoberfest Facebook and Instagram

+      Dimond Restaurant Spotlight Promotion of local restaurants and eateries, highlighting the diverse cuisine of the Dimond community and the specials exclusive to Oaktober 2020. 

+      October 17th Program

★     One time only, German inspired menu items - Grand Lake Kitchen,  La Farine Bakery cook up Grab the sauerkraut for some Pork Schnitzel, Bratwurst, Bread Dumplings, Braised Red Cabbage, and of course fresh baked strudel 

     BEERS! - Seasonal and Summer - mixed packs from the best brewers in the Bay. Showcasing German styles for Altamont, Drake’s, Laughing Monk, Federation, along with limited release Fall favorites from HenHouse, Ale Industries, Eight Bridges, South City Cider, and more!

     The Dirndl Diaspora World Premiere Play (5PM) Tune in for this entirely new and uniquely Oakland animated comedy by Oakland author & playwright Kristen Caven, featuring 13 women actors in celebration of diversity and heritage through textiles and fashion. Stories of love and horror, cuckoo clocks and baby clocks, plus lots of funny German words. (rated PG)

     Community Conversation - Dirndl Diaspora (7PM) Join the cast talk-back and facilitated community conversation on Zoom about the overlapping cultural value, following the Dirndl Diaspora Premiere

     Meet the Brewer & Comedy Show “Hops and Hahas” (8PM)  Performances by Justin Lockwood, Annick Adelle, and more while showcasing the underground of the Bay’s beer scene.

+      Fashion Show & Dirndl Contest (October 18th 3:00 PM) Participate in our virtual “Fashion Show” by posting photos of yourself in your lederhosen and dirndls on the Oaktoberfest Facebook page, and enter the Dirndl Contest to win prizes!

+      and more festivities all month!!

Special menu items and Oaktoberfest curated beer packs in 10 and 24 must be purchased at

Raise a stein together, in the spirit of the season, this year and celebrate what really makes a community - our small businesses, the good people, great food,  and of course craft beer! Prost!!

Event Info

  • Dates: October 1, 2020 - October 31, 2020
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Location: Visit Website
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