Oketoberfest Street Festival in Historic Downtown Lakeport California 2018.
Lake County Chamber of Commerce brought Oktoberfest to Main Street in Lakeport Ca Saturday October 6th 2018. From 1st Street to 4thStreet, there were vendors of all descriptions set up from 11am to 7pm.
The Food Court was between 2nd and 3rd Streets featured selections of German Food and a variety of other delicious food of choices. German beer choices were a wide varied, featuring a variety of Micro Brews including O'Meara Brother's, in the Beer Tasting Garden on 3rd Street where one could purchase tasting tickets and Oktoerfest lanyards with tasting glasses. Tasting hours were Noon to 5pm.
There were 2 very talented Strolling Accordion players, Joan Wilson Rueter and Aaron Seeman between Noon and 4pm. From 4pm to 7pm Jimi Z’s Band played for the street dance with their great tunes.
Cash prizes were given for Oktoberfest Costumes – 2 categories, Adults (Singles or Couples) and Children from ages 0 to 15.
The very famous Dachshund Derby was back again. Signups were open until 1:30 on Saturday. There was a $10 entry fee per dog. Rainbow Ag sponsored the Derby and supplied great ‘doggy prizes’ for the winners.
Everyone had the opportunity to win big dollars with the annual Golden Gate Meat Company/Jimi Z raffle. Tickets were available at the Chamber’s ticket and information booth at 3rd & Main Street until 6:30pm when the drawing was held.
Three winners won $500, $250 and $250 (cash) respectively. Winners did not need to be present.