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OktOBERfest kicks off September 21 at Ober Gatlinburg

GATLINBURG, TN. - Ober Gatlinburg is celebrating autumn with a fantastic festival featuring Bavarian-Style food, bier and music. OktOBERfest returns to its Gatlinburg-style roots with 38 days of merrymaking from September 21st through October 28th, 2018. The Smoky Mountain Oompah Band, in authentic costume, will perform traditional folk dances with free daily shows every day during Oktoberfest.

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Family festivities at Oktoberfest - Photo Credit: Ober

Shows will be held in the Seasons of Ober Restaurant Monday through Thursday at 1:00 pm & 5:00 pm, and Friday through Sunday at 1:00 pm, 3:00 pm, 5:00 pm & 7:00 pm. Guests will be seated 30 minutes prior to show time.

Guests can enjoy outdoor games, live entertainment and a Bier Garten featuring specialty Oktoberfest bier and foods. This family friendly festival at Ober Gatlinburg has plenty of kid-friendly activities including inflatables and face painters.

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View of the Smokies from the Aerial Tramway at Ober Gatlinburg - Photo Credit: Ober

Ober Gatlinburg Ski Area and Amusement Park is Tennessee’s only ski area and continues to be a favored year-round destination. Take a ride on the Ski Mountain Coaster or listen to Bluegrass music atop the scenic chairlift! Ober offers skiing, snowboarding, and tubing in the winter, and an Alpine slide, scenic chairlift, chair swing, maze, and mini-golf in the fall. Year round, visit the wildlife encounter, arcade, and Ober’s indoor ice rink.

For more information regarding OktOBERfest and Ober Gatlinburg, visit

Published September 20, 2018

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