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Embrace the Spirit of Oktoberfest at Grand Central Market

Are you ready to don your Dirndl or Lederhosen and immerse yourself in the rich cultural tapestry of Oktoberfest? Well, you're in luck because this iconic celebration is making its debut at Grand Central Market in the heart of Los Angeles! At GCM, we're passionate about celebrating heritage and culture, and this year, we're taking it up a notch. Oktoberfest at Grand Central Market isn't just another fall event; it's poised to become an annual tradition to remember.

A Tradition Begins

For two exciting weekends in September, guests can be part of this vibrant celebration. Entry is available through two ticket options: $15 for General Entry or $25 for Special Entry, which includes a GCM souvenir boot and your first beer on the house. Over four unforgettable days, you can expect live entertainment, thrilling games, bustling beer gardens, mouthwatering food specials from GCM vendors, and traditional Oktoberfest contests that will keep you entertained from start to finish.

Raise a Toast to Authentic Brews

At Oktoberfest at GCM, we're all about authenticity. That's why we're rolling out the most genuine Oktoberfest brews, including Paulaner and Hofbrau, complemented by the offerings from the market's very own Golden Road Brewery. It's a beer lover's paradise, where you can savor the flavors of Germany without leaving Los Angeles.

Dress to Impress and Win

Do you have a Dirndl or Lederhosen gathering dust in your closet? Now is the perfect time to put them to use! Dress up in your finest Oktoberfest attire for a chance to win our costume contest. It's all part of the fun and camaraderie that makes this event special.

A Journey Through History

Oktoberfest has a storied history that dates back to 1810 in Munich, Germany. Originally, it was a celebration of the Prince and Princess's wedding. Over two centuries, it evolved into the world's largest beer festival and a cultural extravaganza, drawing millions of visitors from around the globe. You might wonder why Oktoberfest starts in September; well, it's rooted in historical reasons. To take advantage of the more favorable weather in September, the event gradually shifted its start date earlier in the month over the last two centuries.

Join the Tradition

We invite you to join us at Grand Central Market for a celebration that brings the spirit of Oktoberfest right to Los Angeles. Whether you're a long-time fan of this German tradition or you're curious to experience it for the first time, Oktoberfest at GCM promises an unforgettable time. It's not just an event; it's a celebration of culture, history, and the joy of coming together.

So mark your calendars, grab your tickets, and get ready to raise a glass (or a boot) to Oktoberfest at Grand Central Market. Let's make this a tradition to remember, one stein at a time. Prost!

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