Long Beach is offering local opportunities for residents to get their Oktoberfest on. From alcohol to traditional foods, these events bring the huge German event right to Long Beach. Here are a few highlights that we feel you should keep on the radar just above the edge of your stein.

Long Beach Oktoberfest at Roxanne’s
Roxanne’s Cocktail Lounge & Latin Grill will celebrate Oktoberfest on October 18 from 2PM to 10PM with live music; a beer garden with local and german brews; Germany’s Famous Bratwurst food truck; traditional Bier games; a costume contest; and craft cocktails.

Tickets are available at the door, but Roxanne’s anticipates this event to sell out. Tickets can be purchased in advance for between $10 and $20, depending on the package chosen, by clicking here. Roxanne’s is located at 1115 E. Wardlow Rd.

Harvest Celebration
Long Beach Organic (LBO) will host an Oktoberfest and Harvest Celebration on October 11, which will include goods like artisan beers, hot cider, verbena tea, bratwursts, sauerkraut, garden salads and apple strudel, which can all be purchased through donations.

While the event is only open to LBO attendees and their guests, attendees will have the opportunity to sign up for a Long Beach Organic membership for $20. The event will take place from 3PM to 6PM in Wrigley Village Garden, located at 2044 Pacific Avenue.

8th Annual Oktoberfest Trip
The Big Red Bus will take a trip to Old World in Huntington Beach on October 26 for its Oktoberfest event, which includes the ever adorable Daschund races.

Attendees will meet at Dogz Bar & Grill, located at 5300 E. 2nd Street, at noon for a 12:45PM departure and 5PM return. Reservations are needed and cost $30. Reservations can be made by calling 562-888-2870 or emailing [email protected]. Admission includes a pre-party with brats, beers and music; transportation to and from Oktoberfest; entry to Old World; surprises on the bus; and the Dachshund races.

Know of any other Oktoberfest celebrations happening in Long Beach? List ’em in the comment section below!