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Weekend 3 is here in Tennessee. We don’t have only Oktoberfests, but events for Fall & Halloween! Check out the list of events you could be attending this weekend.

9th Annual TN Beer & Wine Festival-Nashville, TN October 20, 2018

Nashville’s Premier October Festival for Avid Beer & Wine Aficionados! Bring a lawn chair, relax and enjoy tasting your favorite beer and wine…and we’ll have new beer and wine for you, too! Live entertainment, delicious food, and wonderful crafts tables for browsing! Time is noon-5pm.

Halloween Beer and Chocolate Pairing with Berrylicious BouquetsKnoxville, TN October 21st 

Just in time for Trick-or Treat season, the Casual Pint Hardin Valley has a sweet treat for you! We will have 5 amazing 5oz pours of beer paired up perfectly with 5 different chocolatey delights from Berrylicious Bouquets! Come try out these wonderful “magic potions” as part of your Halloween celebrations.

Costumes & Cocktails on the Ranch-Memphis, TN October 21st

Spend a magical night outside dancing on a lavish 7 acres of beautiful green listening to the Blues and R&B sounds of Arnishia King and the Smooth Groove Band Arnishia King Smooth Groove. Their will be signature drinks, and $1 beer specials all night. You can bring your chairs & tents or enjoy our beautifully lite Bon-fire stations, and comfortable seating areas near the stage. For ENTRY ONLY tickets $10 at the gate($8 in advance), or $15 ENTRY at the gate that includes food and beverage.

Rocktoberfest at Rock City-Lookout Mountain, GA October 6th – 28th
The region’s longest running Oktoberfest celebration begins Saturday, Oct. 6 through Sunday, Oct. 28 at Rock City Gardens! The 13th annual German -themed harvest festival, Rocktoberfest, offers a variety of entertainment and delicious food from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. every Saturday and Sunday.
Rock City’s German heritage comes alive with music from The Wurstbrats, The Musik Meisters and The Best Wurst Band, as well as dance performances and polka lessons for guests! Take a guided tour of the gardens during peak fall foliage at 9 a.m., 12 p.m. or 3 p.m. and learn about the attraction’s founder, Frieda Utermoehlen Carter, and her love of German folklore and fairytales. Stop by the pavilion for specialty German food such as grilled bratwursts, sauerkraut, beer cheese soup, or dine at Café 7 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and have some Weiner Schnitzel or apple crisp with Clumpies vanilla ice cream.
Be sure to visit the Fudge Kitchen for seasonal pumpkin spice fudge. Rocktoberfest hosts one-of-a-kind characters to meet along the way including the fall fairy, Ik the Troll King, a mime and Rocky the Elf! Kids also receive an adventure passport from a scarecrow upon entering the park! The passport features activities, coupons and pages for children to collect stamps during their visits throughout the year. A must-see at the festival are Birds of Prey Shows at 11 a.m., 1 p.m., 3 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. Other special offerings include pumpkin painting, interactive caricatures and geode digs!

Ober at Gatlinburg Oktoberfest-Gatlinburg, TN September 21 to Oct. 28, 2018
A festival will be held for Ober Gatlinburg, a Bavarian-style with food such as traditional German wurst, schnitzel, sauerkraut, strudel, pretzels and more, folk dances, schuhplatting, oompah music, sing-a-longs, and yodels.