Oktoberfest, Presented by Dania After Dark

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The City of Dania Beach is thrilled to unveil the long-awaited return of Dania After Dark on October 14, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., located at 100 W Dania Beach Blvd! Our event series is set to begin with the vibrant festivities of Oktoberfest. This FREE event offers something for everyone, including families with young children! Beer enthusiasts will be delighted by over 25 different breweries, offering exquisite brews accessible with purchased sampling tickets. Our lineup of entertainers will be providing a musical experience. The event will provide thrilling games that guarantee friendly competition for all, while families can join the fun with a dedicated kid’s zone, creating unforgettable adventures for the little ones. Dania After Dark events are dog friendly.


Date: Saturday, October 14, 2023
Location: 100 W Dania Beach Blvd.
Time: 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Activities: Beer garden (ticket required), Pumpkin Patch, Kids Zone, Live Entertainment and more!
Ticket Link: Click HERE                 Current ticket price: $35                      Day of ticket price: $45


Calling all artists and businesses!

Are you ready to showcase your talent and products to a lively crowd? Don't miss the chance to be a part of our upcoming Oktoberfest event on October 14! Whether you're an artist looking to display your unique creations or a business eager to promote your products, we welcome you to join us!

Apply now to secure your spot: HERE

Hurry, spaces are limited, and the deadline is approaching! 


Note: Times above are subject to change.
Papa Keith Emcee
The Polka Brothers 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Stein Holding Competition 7:30 PM
Costume Contest Immediately after stein holding competition
Jay Valor 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM

About the Entertainers

The Polka Brothers

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The Polka Brothers, a dynamic four-man band of passionate polka enthusiasts, are set to open our Oktoberfest event with their infectious energy and genre-defying repertoire. Their fearless musical journey spans classic polka favorites, inventive polka-infused covers of pop and rock hits, and unforgettable original compositions. With an unmistakable polka sound that transports listeners to distant homelands, including Germany, Poland, and Czechoslovakia, The Polka Brothers offer a unique musical experience. They'll have you singing along to familiar tunes by artists like Aerosmith, Weezer, Lady Gaga, and The Rolling Stones while maintaining the polka spirit. So grab a beer, join in the singing, and witness firsthand why no one ever leaves a polka party without a smile on their face.

For more on the Polka Brother, Click HERE.

Jay Valor Band

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Jay Valor isn't just a band; it's a genre-defying musical experience rooted in the southern sounds of Miami. With elements of Country, Rock n' Roll, Southern Rock, Reggae, Fusion, Swing, and Ballad Rock, Jay Valor and his band have created a breath of fresh air in today's music landscape. Their high-energy performances engage audiences of all ages and musical tastes, with a chemistry that comes from years of making music together. Jay Valor has already earned opening slots for national recording artists and performed at legendary venues, taking their unique sound across state lines. Known for emotionally charged narratives and memorable lyrics about everyday life, Jay Valor will be headlining our Oktoberfest event, promising an unforgettable musical experience that defies genres and captivates audiences.

For more on the Jay Valor, Click HERE.


Stein Holding

To sign up for the Stein Holding Competition, please drop by the Dania Beach Special Events tent when you arrive. The first 10 registrants will have the opportunity to compete for an exciting prize! The competition will begin at the conclusion of the Polka Brothers performance around 7:30 p.m.

Costume Competition

To participate in the Costume Competition and show off your Oktoberfest attire, we invite you to visit the Dania Beach Special Events tent upon your arrival at the event. For those who are eager to showcase their creative costumes and embrace the Oktoberfest spirit, the first 50 individuals to register will have the chance to compete for a thrilling prize!

Additionally, it's worth noting that the Costume Competition will kick off immediately after the Stein Holding Competition concludes, so be prepared for a lively and entertaining spectacle of creativity and style.

We have a special category just for the kids, so they can display their unique Oktoberfest outfits and join in the fun. Don't miss your opportunity to be part of this exciting event!




Enjoy the delightful and invigorating dessert truck that specializes in crafting cool and creamy treats. This family-owned and operated establishment, known as Cool and Creamy, skillfully prepares artisanal Italian ice that is truly exceptional. Additionally, their menu boasts an array of soft-serve ice cream options served in cones, sundaes, and milkshakes.


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Bobby's Hot Dogs is a mobile hot dog cart vendor that specializes in 100% Vienna Beef hot dogs and sausages served on a poppy seed bun. All our products are shipped directly for the Vienna Beef Factory in Chicago except for the tomatoes and onions. Customers can choose from the famous Chicago-style hot dog, Polish sausage and Chili Cheese dog. They offer a great experience and take pride in our product, cleanliness and appearance. We are also fully licensed and insured and ready to serve the "Best Hot Dog" around.

More information on additional vendors will be provided soon.


Get ready for a family-friendly adventure that will make your kids' Oktoberfest experience truly memorable. Our Kids Zone offers a delightful array of activities and attractions for FREE to keep the young ones entertained throughout the festival. Here's what you can expect:

  • Pumpkin Patch: Enter our delightful pumpkin patch, where each guest will receive a free pumpkin, subject to availability. Don't miss the chance to capture some memorable moments against our iconic hay backdrop, perfect for photos.
  • Face Painters
  • Oktoberfest Dress-Up Station
  • Corn Maze: Navigate through our exciting corn maze, a thrilling adventure for kids of all ages. Challenge yourselves to find the exit while enjoying the festive atmosphere.
  • Snow Globe Photo Opportunity
  • Arts and Crafts
    • German Gingerbread Heart Necklaces
    • Pumpkin Decorating
    • and MORE!

Our Oktoberfest Kids Zone is designed to offer endless entertainment and opportunities for your children to engage in the spirit of Oktoberfest. Join us for a day of family fun, laughter, and creativity at the Oktoberfest Kids Zone!


Additional details regarding our complimentary shuttle service will be provided soon.


If you would like to sponsor this event or need more information on sponsorship opportunities, please reach out to us at 954.924.6800, x3627.

Please Note: 
Customized sponsorship packages can be created to meet your needs, budgets, and goals.

Oktoberfest Sponsorship Package can be found HERE.

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Contact Ashley Vlasic at avasic@daniabeachfl.gov or call 954.924.6800 x 3627.