Oktoberfest at Ober Gatlinburg - Edgewater Hotel

If you are coming into Gatlinburg this month (Oct), one particular of our best encouraged routines is attending Oktoberfest at Ober Gatlinburg. Ober Gatlinburg is one of Gatlinburg’s oldest and most nicely-recognized attractions, and it also just happens to be the only ski resort in the state of Tennessee. Right now, there is not much snow to be identified there, but you can find Oktoberfest!

Oktoberfest is Ober Gatlinburg’s homage to the authentic Oktoberfest held each year in Munich, Germany.

Ober Gatlinburg Tram

Oktoberfest in Gatlinburg is not just anything you can stroll up to ideal off the street. You have to essentially get to Ober Gatlinburg 1st! But the journey to Ober Gatlinburg is good enjoyable. You get there by using the aerial tramway. It can acquire a even though to get on the tram, but it is worth the wait around. The sights alongside the way are extraordinary, and you will discover the tram operator to be very entertaining!

Ober Gatlinburg ice skating rink

When you exit the tram, you will uncover oneself in a facility that properties a quantity of businesses, having establishments…and an ice skating rink! Just so you know, however, most of the routines at Ober Gatlinburg are an further payment.

Ober Gatlinburg

Our number one particular most-suggested exercise (other than just hanging out at Oktoberbest) at Ober Gatlinburg is the Scenic Chairlift. At above 3 thousand ft in size, Ober Gatlinburg claims that it is the longest these chairlift in the United States (and it is truly extensive!), and at 3,455 feet previously mentioned sea level, it offers you BY Much the best mountain see of any of the lifts in Gatlinburg.

Bluegrass at Ober Gatlinburg

At the top of the Scenic Chairlift, you will uncover not only outstanding mountain views…but bluegrass!

Chairlift view

The view on the way down is impressive.

Holiday vacation idea: drinks are typically not authorized on the chairlift, but if you order a beverage in one particular of their novelty containers, you are allowed to get it on the elevate.


You can pick up some sweet Oktoberfest products while you’re at the event. But, if you are truly there to do the authentic Oktoberfest practical experience, you’re in all probability likely to want to pick up your memento novelty boot whole of beer and a brot.

Beer and a brot

The Oktoberfest entertainers were goofy…but seriously exciting! They sing a variety of popular tunes in a common Oktoberfest design and style, and they do it extremely perfectly. So grab you a beer and a brot and sit down for some seriously superior-natured, fun entertainment.

Oktoberfest finishes on October 30th. We remarkably endorse you verify it out!