June 12, 2024


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Oktoberfest at Ober Gatlinburg - Edgewater Hotel

Oktoberfest at Ober Gatlinburg – Edgewater Hotel

If you are coming into Gatlinburg this thirty day period (October), just one of our best advisable activities is attending Oktoberfest at Ober Gatlinburg. Ober Gatlinburg is one particular of Gatlinburg’s oldest and most effectively-regarded attractions, and it also just occurs to be the only ski resort in the state of Tennessee. Correct now, there’s not significantly snow to be located there, but you can uncover Oktoberfest!

Oktoberfest is Ober Gatlinburg’s homage to the unique Oktoberfest held yearly in Munich, Germany.

Ober Gatlinburg Tram

Oktoberfest in Gatlinburg is not just a thing you can wander up to right off the road. You have to really get to Ober Gatlinburg initial! But the trip to Ober Gatlinburg is good entertaining. You get there by driving the aerial tramway. It can get a though to get on the tram, but it is worth the hold out. The views together the way are outstanding, and you will discover the tram operator to be highly entertaining!

Ober Gatlinburg ice skating rink

When you exit the tram, you will discover your self in a facility that homes a range of businesses, having establishments…and an ice skating rink! Just so you know, having said that, most of the actions at Ober Gatlinburg are an extra cost.

Ober Gatlinburg

Our quantity just one most-encouraged activity (other than just hanging out at Oktoberbest) at Ober Gatlinburg is the Scenic Chairlift. At about 3 thousand feet in size, Ober Gatlinburg promises that it is the longest this kind of chairlift in the United States (and it is actually prolonged!), and at 3,455 toes over sea level, it provides you BY Far the best mountain watch of any of the lifts in Gatlinburg.

Bluegrass at Ober Gatlinburg

At the prime of the Scenic Chairlift, you will obtain not only remarkable mountain views…but bluegrass!

Chairlift view

The see on the way down is impressive.

Trip idea: beverages are commonly not permitted on the chairlift, but if you purchase a beverage in one particular of their novelty containers, you are permitted to take it on the lift.


You can select up some sweet Oktoberfest merchandise when you’re at the celebration. But, if you are really there to do the authentic Oktoberfest experience, you’re possibly going to want to select up your souvenir novelty boot full of beer and a brot.

Beer and a brot

The Oktoberfest entertainers were being goofy…but really pleasurable! They sing a wide range of well-liked tunes in a traditional Oktoberfest model, and they do it incredibly effectively. So seize you a beer and a brot and sit down for some seriously fantastic-natured, fun amusement.

Oktoberfest finishes on Oct 30th. We hugely propose you look at it out!