This annual event, which begins at noon and ends at 6 p.m., transforms the Village at Squaw Valley into a miniature Bavaria complete with authentic German beer and food, Bavarian music, the popular Oktoberfest Games and loads of family fun. Entrance is free. All proceeds from beer sales benefit the High Sierra Lacrosse Foundation.
One of Tahoe’s largest Oktoberfest events takes place at Tahoe City’s Commons Beach. The event, which runs from noon to 5 p.m., features fun for all ages, including Bavarian-themed games, a craft vendor village, live music, raffle prizes and more. Entry is free, while a $10 beer stein includes the first beer.