Time to don your lederhosen and let out a loud Prost! It’s Oktoberfest time and we know where the best celebrations are going down in and near San Diego. From oom-pah dancing and yodeling to wiener dog races, German beer and crazy fun kid zones, we’ve found 9 Oktoberfest parties that are perfect for your whole clan. Scroll through our slideshow to see where to raise a stein!

Old World Village Kinderfest

You'll have doggone fun at the Huntington Beach Kinderfest. From carnival games and face painting to a bouncy house and chicken dance, your little mover-and-shaker will have a great time. The best part: the Weiner dog races in the afternoon. Adorable! Come on the last day of the festival for the half-pint costume contest. Dogs can dress up too!

Kinderfest dates: Every Sun., Sept. 18-Oct. 30; 2-7:30 p.m.
Cost: $7/adult; $3/child; children 5 and under free

Old World Village
7561 Center Ave.
Huntington Beach, Ca
Online: oldworld.ws/kinderfest

photo: Meghan Rose

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—Nikki Walsh