Oktoberfest is back and Silicon Valley is as thirsty as ever opportunities to enjoy great German-style beers paired with German cultural presentations and cuisine. Beyond the much-celebrated tradition of having a drink or two to commemorate the holiday, many local Oktoberfest celebrations will also feature live entertainment and family-friendly activities. Prost!

Find more events with the SanJose.com Events Calendar.

[Photo Credit: Courtesy of MetroActive.com by Greg Ramar; Updated Sept. 25, 2015]