Oompah Bands, bratwurst and rock n’ roll- The Rotary Club of Lake Elsinore’s Oktoberfest celebration is coming to The Diamond Stadium with a twist!
This annual fundraising event hosted by the Lake Elsinore Rotary Club and Storm Events is now including an extra night of entertainment, offering a free concert on Friday, October 4.
A free concert featuring the hot rock band “Master Splinter and the Shredders” will take place just outside the gates of the stadium at 7 p.m. Barbeque and a variety of beers will be available for purchase at the concert. While parents enjoy the concert, teens can have a frightening good time at the Storm’s Haunted Stadium event coinciding with the concert. Tickets for the Haunted Stadium event can be purchased at The Diamond Stadium.
Scheduled from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, October 5 and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, October 6 at The Diamond Stadium, families can enjoy a day filled with music, entertainment and fun. Traditional German food, an authentic oompah band and plenty of beer will keep the adults busy while children can play in the Kid’s Fun Zone, which includes a petting zoo, pony rides, bounce houses, and giant slides. The event also includes a host of craft artisans, specialty food vendors, community groups and entertainers.
The Rotary Club of Lake Elsinore holds this annual event to benefit many local projects including LEUSD Student of the Month and senior scholarship awards, Rotary Youth Leadership Awards, Fix-It-Together Local Senior Assistance program.
Oktoberfest admission is $5 for adults, children 10 and under are free. Tickets can be purchased from Rotary members or at the door. A VIP package runs $30 and includes a beer stein, hat, beer and meal ticket, keychain and admission. Parking is free for the event. For more information or to become a vendor for this event, please visitwww.lakeelsinorerotary.org or www.stormevents.com. --Bonnie Woodrome