1015 Grant St. SE, Atlanta. 404-907-4543, eventidebrewing.com
Brick Store Pub. Brick Store Pub will host its annual Oktoberfest celebrations beginning at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 5. Look for tradition German fare, "passing das Boot" around, a large selection of imported beers and the second annual Masskrugstemmen, or stein holding competition. Get more details here.
125 E. Court Square, Decatur. 404-687-0990, brickstorepub.com/
From the Earth Brewing Company. Celebrate like a German from 1-9 p.m. Sept. 29 with live music, several German style beers and specials on German food.
1570 Holcomb Bridge Road, Roswell. 770-910-9799, ftebrewing.com
Max Lager's Wood-Fired Grill & Brewery. Break out your lederhosen and dirndls for Max Lager's Oktoberfest celebration, running through Oct. 6. Look for a special Oktoberfest menu featuring German-inspired dishes including Brezel, a soft pretzel served with warm beer cheese made with Max Lager's craft beer; Bierwurst beer brats made with Max Lager's Oktoberfest beer; and Schweineschnitzle, pork schnitzel topped with lemon and capers, spätzle, red cabbage kraut and pumpernickel. Beer lovers can also sip on Max Lager's specialty Märzen style lager, MaxFest Bier.
320 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta. 404-525-4400, maxlagers.com/
New Realm Brewing. Get your running shoes on for the New Realm Brewing Oktoberfest 5K & 1 Mile Dirndl Dash Oct. 5th at Historic Fourth Ward Park. Both races start in the park and finish at New Realm Brewing for post-race festivities starting at noon including live German music and German food and beer. Prizes will be given to the best individual and best group outfit. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Giving Kitchen. Sign up for the runs here.
550 Somerset Terrace NE, Atlanta. 404-968-2777, newrealmbrewing.com/
Oktoberfest Atlanta at Historic Fourth Ward Park. Produced by Atlanta Sport and Social Club, this two day event runs from 5-11 p.m. Friday, Oct. 11 and 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12. Oktoberfest experiences include three different beer gardens, a Bud Light College Football Viewing Experience and food vendors serving Oktoberfest-themed food including Fox Bros. Bar-B-Q, Woodstock Pretzel Company, Petite Violette and The German Food. In addition, look for live music, a dog parade, costumes, an artistic collaboration with local artists Tin Doors ATL and GREG Mike and games including stein hoisting contests, the brawt toss, keg roll racing and the pretzel toss. Several nonprofits will benefit from ticket sales including, Releash Atlanta, Concrete Jungle, Junior Chamber International Atlanta Chapter, and Playworks GA. Purchase tickets here.
Parma Tavern. Celebrate all day long on Oct. 5 with $5 Konig Ludwig Hefeweizen on tap, grilled brats, German music, staff costumes and more.
3350 Buford Drive, Buford. 678-541-0908, parmarustictavern.com
Petite Violette. It may be a French restaurant, but Petite Violette is owned by brothers of German descent and ready to celebrate from Oct. 1-31 with a special dinner menu Monday-Saturday. From 4-9:30 p.m. try traditional German and Bavarian appetizers, entrees, sides and dessert as well as a selection of German beers including
a Swiss Style Wurstsalat,a braised Bavarian Pork Roast, marinated German Sauerbraten, sides such as potato pancake and spaetzle and Apple Strudel with vanilla bean ice cream for dessert. The restaurant’s regular dinner menu will also be available.
2948 Clairmont Road. 404-634-6268, petitevioletterestaurant.com/
Prost Atlanta Pop-Up at Tapa Tapa. Check out a Oktoberfest-themed pop-up hosted at Tapa Tapa in Midtown featuring giant beers, live music and German food from 6 p.m.-midnight Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights Oct. 3-19.
Twain's Billiards and Brewpub. Celebrate from 1-5 p.m. Sept. 28 with German food including smoked pork sausage, sauerkraut, German potato salad and grilled green beans along with house pretzels and Twain's house-brewed Oktoberfest Lager.
211 E. Trinity Place, Decatur. 404-373-0063, twains.net
The Village Corner German Restaurant & Bakery. The restaurant is celebrating starting at 1 p.m. Oct. 5 and 12 with games, prizes, live music and contests for Costume, Beard and Moustache, Pretzel Eating, Face Painting, Stein Holding, Corn Hole and Giant Jenga, as well as German food and beer.
6655 James B. Rivers Memorial Drive, Stone Mountain. 770-498-0329, germanrestaurant.com
Yard House. The chain will celebrate through October with a special Oktoberfest menu featuring five dishes including a Jumbo Bavarian Pretzel, Bavarian Pork Chop and a Stacked Oktoberfest Burger topped with bacon tomato jam, arugula, tomato, grilled onion, Swiss cheese and Dijon mustard on a pretzel roll. Five special beer offerings include Sam Adams Octoberfest, Ayinger Oktober Fest-Märzen and Weihenstephan Fest.
Locations at Atlantic Station and The Battery. yardhouse.com
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