Oktoberfest Ober Gatlinburg: 2023 In-Depth Guide

There’s nothing quite like sipping beer and feasting on German cuisines while basking in the majestic beauty of the Smoky Mountains. Experience this and more at Ober Gatlinburg Oktoberfest!

This delicious festival is a must-visit for beer and food lovers. Even picky eaters will probably have the best time drinking stein and munching bratwurst, strudel, sauerkraut, and salted pretzels. In addition to drinks galore and tasty treats, the celebration features live folk dances and music from the Oompah Band, plus shopping options.

It’s your moment to shine, dance, sing, and let the spirit of German culture envelop you in its lively melodies.

You won’t have a dull moment here!

Ober Gatlinburg Oktoberfest Tickets

Oktoberfest Ober Gatlinburg is included in your  Ober Gatlinburg theme park admission.


Package Your Ober Gatlinburg Tickets

Hoping for an adrenaline-fueled vacation while in Gatlinburg? Then, bundle your Ober Gatlinburg tickets with these other fun attractions:

Ober Gatlinburg Oktoberfest Activities

Live Performances

It’s not Oktoberfest without oompah music, yodels, and sing-a-longs. So join musicians as they entertain the crowd with their toe-tapping traditional German tunes. As they strike up their instruments, the atmosphere becomes electric with energy, drawing you into a fair where ancient German melodies intertwine with modern celebrations. Stand among the crowd and let the rhythms carry you away.

The full artist lineup will be released soon.

Beer Necessities Shopping Experience

Relive the moment with souvenirs that you can purchase at the Beer Necessities kiosk. Browse and shop accessories, collectible steins, apparel, gifts, and more. This is your chance to uncover a world of affordable German-themed things, inviting you to make the most of the shopping experience and fill your bags with everything you want.

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Authentic Food and Drinks

Discover the gastronomic wonders of Munich Germany, and relish the authentic experience as you enjoy the likes of German potato salad, schnitzel, and bier. As you navigate the city’s vibrant food scene, you’ll find yourself immersed in a symphony of tastes that reflect the true essence of Bavaria. Feel like you’re in a bier garten as the festival treats you to a taste of authentic German beer and more drinks.

Ober Gatlinburg Oktoberfest Date and Time

Ober Gatlinburg Oktoberfest is held from September 29 through October 20, 2023. 

Ober Gatlinburg Oktoberfest Location

Located at Ober Gatlinburg Ski Area & Amusement Park 1001 Parkway Gatlinburg, TN 37738.

Experience Oktoberfest at Ober Gatlinburg 

Ober Gatlinburg is throwing its German-inspired festival, and you are on the guestlist! So fill your belly with authentic Bavarian food and drinks throughout the event. Plus, you’ll have the chance to witness the fall colors of the Great Smoky Mountains. Don’t forget to take in the stunning natural beauty of the Great Smoky Mountains adorned in its autumnal glory. 

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Then, step into a world of festivity and joy, where the stage comes alive with the enchanting movements of live folk dances and the vibrant tunes of the Oompah Band. Beyond the music and dancing, discover an array of shopping choices that promise to enhance your experience. This event is filled with German-inspired finds at irresistible prices. What more could you ask for?

After enjoying all the fun, upgrade your adventure beyond the activities by hopping aboard the park’s aerial tramway.

Brace yourself for the thrill as the potential festival window from September 23 to October 30 comes into view. While details remain unknown, the excitement for what’s to come is undeniable.

Meanwhile, you can extend your trip with a vacation package.


Start Date:

September 29, 2023 @ 10:00 am CDT

End Date:

October 29, 2023 @ 6:00 pm CDT



Upcoming Events at Ober Gatlinburg

1001 Parkway Suite 2
Gatlinburg, TN 37738 United States


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Written by Anne Joyce Raymundo

Anne is a Filipino writer who formerly managed and created marketing strategies and materials for numerous websites and eCommerce platforms. Now, her voice...

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