Clayton Oktoberfest

Northern California’s Premiere Oktoberfest

The Clayton Oktoberfest will return on October 1-2, 2022.

Clayton Business & Community Association invites you to experience Oktoberfest “Munich Style” in picturesque downtown Clayton, CA. Since 2002, the Clayton Oktoberfest has been the San Francisco Bay Area’s premiere Oktoberfest. Featuring an authentic German biergarten, food & beer, arts/craft vendors, live music plus a full size traveling carnival.Set under beautiful Mt. Diablo, it evokes a feeling of Bavaria.

Authentic German Biergarten

“EIN PROSIT” Enjoy German beer and food plus dancing to live music by The internationals in our authentic Munich biergarten.

Super Size Carnival

Kids of all ages will delight as downtown Clayton is transformed into a full size carnival with amusements rides, game booths and street performers.

Food plus Arts & Crafts Vendors

Take a stroll down Main Street as it’s lined with arts and craft vendors selling everything from hot sauces to jewelry to Oktoberfest gear.


Oktoberfest Vendor Registration

We are now accepting applications for Arts & Crafts, Food on the Street, and Food Court vendors. Click the button below to apply online!


Oktoberfest Commercial Exhibitors

We are now accepting applications for Commercial Exhibitors. Click the button below to apply online!


Clayton Oktoberfest 2022 Information

Oktoberfest Festival

  • Saturday, October 1st 11:00am – 8:00pm
  • Sunday, October 2nd 11:00am – 6:00pm

Oktoberfest Carnival

  • Friday, September 30th* 5:00pm – 10:00pm
  • Saturday, October 1st 12:00pm – 10:00pm
  • Sunday, October 2nd 12:00pm – 8:00pm

*Carnival only on Friday, no vendors or alcohol sales that day.

Other Times

  • Opening Parade – Saturday 12 noon
  • Keg Tap – Saturday 12:30
  • Music starts – 12:30
  • Bavarian Dancers – 1:30 or 2pm

Free Parking

  • Clayton Community Library – 6125 Clayton Rd.
  • Park & Ride Lot: Clayton Rd./Peacock Dr. (Shuttle)
  • Behind the Old Fire Station: Mitchell Canyon/Clayton Rd. (Shuttle)
  • Diablo View Middle School – 300 Diablo View Ln. (Shuttle)
  • Disabled Parking Only: Endeavor Hall – 6008 Center St.

Free Shuttle Service

  • Saturday, October 1st 11:00am – 8:30pm
  • Sunday, October 2nd 11:30am – 6:30pm

Presented by the Clayton Business & Community Association