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Old World to hold auditions for Oktoberfest Promo Girls and Shot Hostesses

by: Andrew Bossenmeyer
Posted: August 13, 2018

HUNTINGTON BEACH...Old World Huntington Beach will kick off this year’s 41st Oktoberfest on Sunday, September 9, but before all the beer-filled fun ensues, the German restaurant will be holding open auditions for Promo Girls and Shot Hostess on Wednesday, August 15 and 22.

Every year, Old World’s Shot Girls add to the build-up of the Oktoberfest celebrations. Old World is looking for friendly, outgoing personalities for these seasonal positions. Applicants must be 21and over with valid ID. As ambassadors of Old World and Orange County’s original Oktoberfest these girls will be all over Orange County handing out merchandise, tickets, specials and earning a little extra money on the side.

The Shot Girl Auditions start at 6:00 pm on Wednesday, August 15 and again at the same time on Wednesday, August 22. They are open to the public and all are welcome come out and meet the applicants, pick their favorites and cheer them on. The restaurant and bar will be open until 9:00 pm.

Anyone interested in applying should submit resumes to For any questions or information call 714-895-8020.

Old World Huntington Beach is located at 7561 Center Avenue in Huntington Beach. For public information, please visit

Old World Village, Huntington Beach opened in 1978 and is home of the original Oktoberfest in Orange County. Nestled between the 405 freeways and Goldenwest College, hundreds of thousands have enjoyed the pulsaing beat of oom-pah-pa bands flown in directly from Germany, the cheers and laughter of the dachshund races, as well as the bizarre but delightful ritual of the “Chicken Dance” for 40 years. 

Specializing in German delicacies such as sauerkraut, bratwurst, sauerbraten, potato pancakes, schnitzel and apple strudel delight guests come daily to dine at Old World German Restaurant or shop at Old World’s Euro Market. Old World brings the charm of Munich, Germany to Southern California so everyone can “Eat, Drink, Dance & be Merry” and experience Europe without leaving the OC.”

As Orange County’s original Oktoberfest party since 1978, for 7 weeks visitors will be able to enjoy Chicken Dancing, Oom-Pah-Pa music and more. Guests will enjoy authentic German Food (voted "Best Bratwurst" in California), imported German Beers, German Bands straight from Germany, German Dancing, an army of Beautiful Shot Girls, and other festivities, competitions, games and more.

This year’s Oktoberfest will run Wednesday through Sunday, September 9 through October 28. Wednesdays and Thursdays are FREE and open to all ages (anyone under 21 must be accompanied by parent) from 6:30pm-10:30pm. Fridays and Saturdays are open to anyone 21 and over with valid identification from 6:30 pm to 1:00 am.  Admission is $10 on Fridays and $10 on Saturdays in September. Saturdays admission in October will become $15. Sunday is KINDERFEST and open to all ages (anyone under 21 must be accompanied by parent) from 2:00 pm to 7:30 pm. Adults are $10, kids 6-12 are $3 and 5 and under are FREE.

Wiener Dog Races are held every Sunday from 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm. Races in September will be open to all breeds under 25 pounds. Those will occur on September 9, 16, 23 and 30. In October, races will be Dachshunds only on October 7, 14, 21 and 28. Photos:OldWorld


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