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About This Event

The Encinitas Oktoberfest (10 am - 6 pm)- now in it's 24th year - is a very popular and festive community event which emphasizes arts and crafts, authentic refreshments as well as international foods, an authentic German beer garden and recently added local craft beer garden, stage entertainment to include bavarian music and dance troupes, and exhibits from Encinitas businesses. Located on Mountain Vista Drive at El Camino Real, this free festival spans 6 blocks of Mountain Vista Dr., includes 175 vendors, and attracts over 20-25,000 in attendance. This is a premier Oktoberfest in north San Diego County.

Event Schedule

Sep 29
10:00am – 6:00pm


Located along six miles of Pacific coastline in northern San Diego County, the city of Encinitas offers a unique blend of old-world charm and sophistication, and new-world culture. Incorporated in 1986, the city brought together the communities of New Encinitas, Old Encinitas, Cardiff-by-the-Sea, Olivenhain and Leucadia to create a single city rich in history and steeped in tradition. With a population of 60,000 people, the City of Encinitas has something for everyone. With its pristine beaches and rolling hills, famous Botanic Garden and vibrant downtown business district, the City of Encinitas attracts visitors from all over the world.

Female/Male Gender Split

51 %49 %


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Past or Current Sponsors and Vendors

Previous Year Total Exhibitors, Vendors and Sponsors: 170

California Coast Credit Union

Special Notes


Standard exhibitor booth space is 10' frontage by 10 ' depth - exhibitor provides all display items (canopy, table, chairs, shelving, etc.) Vendor booths display in 3 rows - along each curbside and 1 row down street center. Food booth spaces are either 10' X 10' or 20' X 10'. 2-sided corner booths and 3 sided endcap booths available- special pricing.

All Encinitas Chamber members receive $30 discount on booth fees, and Encinitas based non-profits receive 50% off booth fee.

Vendors - please scroll through entire booth listing in order to select the correct booth description for your business.

Prohibited Categories

Adult Entertainment

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