About Oktoberfest

The First Oktoberfest

The original “Oktoberfest” occurred in Munich, on October 18, 1810 to commemorate the marriage of Crown Prince Ludwig and Princess Therese of Saxe-Hildburghausen. By 1960, this event was celebrated around the globe.

Campbell's Oktoberfest

Since 1994, the Chamber of Commerce has attracted almost one million people to its annual Oktoberfest in historic downtown Campbell.


The two-day Bavarian-themed event showcases authentic, mouthwatering German foods including Bratwurst and other sausages, sauerkraut, pretzels and German potato salad, a variety of beers and ales, over 100 fine artisans from all over the country, and an impressive line-up of entertainment.