Oktoberfest 2020 (SOLD OUT)



October 9-11, 2020

PLP Oktoberfest is back – and will be held on an easy access private mining claim in the rich Stringer District in Kern County, CA.

Bring your detector and drywasher. Experts will be on hand to assist you with tips on improving your gold recovery.

Arrive on Friday, enjoy special events Saturday, plus you can stay and prospect through Sunday. A free metal detecting hunt will also be on for the kids. Keep all the GOLD you find! Camp in your tent or bring the RV. Stay for a day or the whole weekend.

Cost is $60 per person or $85 families. This includes a renewal of your PLP membership — or a new membership if you are not yet a member — PLUS dinner Saturday evening AND a book of raffle tickets for the 2021 Grand Raffle.

Registration is limited to 40 people and is first come, first served… so register today!


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PLP Oktoberfest 2020

2019 Grand Raffle is underway! Get your tickets early!



New prizes added as they are donated. For example, we haven’t added Spin-It-Off  to the official list yet. Thank you Spin-It-Off for donating to our raffle! This helps raise funds for things like helping get the “Small Miner Amendment” passed into law. We work hard for you, this is your chance to be part of changing what is broken in Public Lands Management. Thank you!