What is the Mountain View Oktoberfest?

Steins Beer Garden & Restaurant, in partnership with Tied House (the South Bay’s original microbrewery) and the Mountain View Chamber of Commerce, is bringing an authentic German experience to its city with Mountain View’s first annual Oktoberfest celebration! On October 5th and 6th from 10am to 6pm, participating members will be creating a beer-lover’s paradise, with a choice of over 20 beers from 8 different German beer houses.

Come celebrate the legendary German Oktoberfest with live music, German food vendors, and entertainment for all ages!

Authentic German Foods

These authentic German foods are being offered from various Bay Area establishments. Prices will range from $6-12.

  • Esther's German Bakery
  • The Butcher's Daughter
    German Sausages.
  • Teske's Germania Restaurant
    Smoked Pork Chops
    German Potato Salad


Saturday October 5th

10:30am to 11:30am
The Amazing Dr. Zarcon's Breathing Machine
11:45am to 12:45pm
String Quartet sponsored by the German International School of Silicon Valley
Pretzel eating contest for Children
1:00pm to 2:00pm
The Amazing Dr. Zarcon's Breathing Machine
Steins Holding Contest on Stage
2:00pm to 5:00pm
Big Lou's Polka Band
Steins Holding Contest on Stage
5:15pm to 6:00pm
Big Lou's Polka Band


11:00am to 12:45pm
Joe Smiell Band
Pretzel Eating contest for Children
1:00pm to 2:00pm
Joe Smiell Band
Steins Holding Contest on Stage
2:30pm to 4:30pm
San Francisco German Band
Steins Holding Contest on Stage
4:45pm to 5:30pm
San Francisco German Band

Kids Entertainment

Bouncy Houses, Facepainting, and Balloons. Pretzel Eating Contest at 12:45 both days!

Stein and ticket prices

The Mountain View Oktoberfest is open free to the public and is a all ages event but you must be 21 or older to drink. You must purchase a stein and tickets if you would like to drink. You can get $5 off the purchase of your stein if you use the PayPal mobile app. More information below.

$7 per ticket
$15 - 1.0L size Stein - Requires 2 tickets to fill.
$10 - 0.5L size Stein - Requires 1 tickets to fill.

Receive $5 off the purchase of a stein when you use the PayPal mobile app.

PayPal is collaborating with Steins by offering PayPal payments in their restaurant and is the payments solution provider and sponsor of Oktoberfest. Guests attending Mountain View Oktoberfest can receive $5 off their purchase of a MV Oktoberfest branded stein if they pay with PayPal’s mobile app. There will be multiple payment areas where guests can purchase steins, drink tickets, and more. To make sure people are focusing more on the fun and less on the lines, with the PayPal mobile app, all attendees need to do is check in to Oktoberfest and complete their purchase through the PayPal mobile app; no wallet needed. Don’t have a smart phone? We will be equipped with PayPal Here™ devices to accept credit cards, checks and take cash payments. Get ready to save at the event, and download the PayPal app before you arrive to get take advantage of the promotion!

Click to download the PayPal mobile app below!

Google Play store link to paypal mobile app Apple App store link to paypal mobile app

Check out the beer we will have!

various beer logos

Where is the Mountain View Oktoberfest?

Bryant St. at Dana St., Mountain View, CA 94041 (parking lot behind Steins Beer Garden & Restaurant – 1 block West of Castro Street)