9th Annual EdUCate! Oktoberfest

Saturday, Oct 21, 2017
1 – 6 pm
Standley Park
3585 Governor Dr

On Saturday, October 21, 2017, EdUCate! hosted its 9th Annual Oktoberfest at Standley Park on Governor Drive.  There were games, food, beverages, music, a bake sale, book sale, booth and a beer & wine garden.  Each year Oktoberfest attracts hundreds of San Diego parents, educators, and community members to this fun-filled afternoon that raises money to improve the quality of education in University City public schools.

Oktoberfest Flyer

Oktoberfest 2017 Photos

Oktoberfest 2017 Highlights

  • 9th Annual Home Brew Contest!  
    See the complete ‘Home Brew Contest’ section below for more information.  Click here for the Competition Results.
  • Beer Garden
    We feature a great variety of San Diego brews at this event. Back by popular demand is home-brew tasting, too!  The beer is donated, so all proceeds from the beer garden go straight to our schools.
  • Dollar A Day VIP
    Donate $180 to EdUCate!’s Dollar-A-Day campaign ($1 per school day) and receive unlimited beer, wine and soda pours for two people.
  • Games and contests
    There will be lots of activities including the rock climbing wall, and best of all, our Principal’s Challenge — where the 5 principals from our U.C. schools compete against each other.  Congratulations to Principal Bill Pearson for winning the 2017 Principals’ Challenge for Standley Middle School!
  • Food
    Visit the Food Vendors – A portion of the proceeds go to EdUCate!  There will be hot dogs, brats, gourmet nachos and tater tots, kettle corn, shaved ice and pretzels.
  • Bake Sale
    Do you love to bake? Then please donate to the Bake Sale — all proceeds go to EdUCate!
  • Huge Book Sale
    Back again this year, a Book Barn booth!
  • Trolley
    The trolley is back again sponsored by Coldwell Banker UC Agents. The trolley will  run the length of Governor Drive from 1 pm to 6 pm.


  • 1:00 – 1:30 – UCHS Marching Band/Welcome
  • 1:30 – 2:30 – Voices of Authority
  • 2:30 – 3:30 – DJ Rick
  • 3:30 – Principal’s Challenge
  • 3:35 – 3:45 – Standley Marching Band
  • 3:45 – 4:45 – Rumba y Soul with UCHS Band Director Brandon Corenman
  • 5:00 – 6:00 – Rare Form

Home Brew Contest

2016-beer-logos-4EdUCate! has joined with the award-winning San Diego home-brew club, The Mash Heads, to sponsor the EdUCate! Mash Heads 3rd Annual IPA Challenge.

  • Categories: IPA (21A), Specialty IPA (2B)
  • Medals for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place.  Best of show will be invited to brew with The Homebrewer.

Read more: EdUCate! Mash Heads 3rd Annual IPA Challenge
Competition Results: Click here

Thank You to Our Major Sponsors

Special Thanks to the County of San Diego Board of Supervisors


Thank You to Our Game Sponsors

Beer Sponsors

Epigg Brewery

Home Brewing Co

Bitter Brothers
Rock Bottom La Jolla