The Rotary Clubs of Carlsbad are hosting the 33rd Annual Oktoberfest on Oct. 3 from 12 to 10 p.m. in Holiday Park. With fun for everyone in the family, the event will include entertainment by DJ Efraim Nunez and live music by bands such as Bluebirds, Faith Page, and The Last Call. Stop by and enjoy an ice cold beer and delicious German food or additional options such as apple strudel, cotton candy, hot pretzels, and pumpkin pie. Other highlights will include costume contests, dancing, pumpkin painting, and fun activities for kids of all ages like face painting and an antique fire truck. Carlsbad Mayor Matt Hall said, “The Carlsbad Rotary Oktoberfest is a Carlsbad tradition and fun for the entire family. Every dime raised goes to support worthy local causes so come and join the fun.” Tickets are $12 pre-sale and $15 at the door. For more information visit