Oktoberfest at Ober Gatlinburg – Edgewater Hotel

If you are coming into Gatlinburg this thirty day period (Oct), a single of our top advised things to do is attending Oktoberfest at Ober Gatlinburg. Ober Gatlinburg is one particular of Gatlinburg’s oldest and most effectively-recognised sights, and it also just occurs to be the only ski vacation resort in the point out of Tennessee. Right now, there is not considerably snow to be discovered there, but you can discover Oktoberfest!

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

Ober Gatlinburg Tram

Oktoberfest in Gatlinburg is not just anything you can walk up to correct off the road. You have to basically get to Ober Gatlinburg to start with! But the journey to Ober Gatlinburg is wonderful entertaining. You get there by driving the aerial tramway. It can consider a even though to get on the tram, but it is value the wait. The sights along the way are remarkable, and you will come across the tram operator to be really entertaining!

Ober Gatlinburg ice skating rink

When you exit the tram, you will uncover on your own in a facility that residences a range of firms, having establishments…and an ice skating rink! Just so you know, nevertheless, most of the routines at Ober Gatlinburg are an excess rate.

Ober Gatlinburg

Our variety a person most-advised activity (other than just hanging out at Oktoberbest) at Ober Gatlinburg is the Scenic Chairlift. At about 3 thousand feet in duration, Ober Gatlinburg promises that it is the longest these chairlift in the United States (and it is actually long!), and at 3,455 ft over sea degree, it provides you BY Much the maximum mountain view of any of the lifts in Gatlinburg.

Bluegrass at Ober Gatlinburg

At the top rated of the Scenic Chairlift, you will discover not only unbelievable mountain views…but bluegrass!

Chairlift view

The see on the way down is impressive.

Vacation idea: beverages are commonly not permitted on the chairlift, but if you acquire a beverage in one of their novelty containers, you are permitted to choose it on the raise.


You can choose up some sweet Oktoberfest products whilst you’re at the occasion. But, if you are genuinely there to do the authentic Oktoberfest knowledge, you are possibly heading to want to choose up your memento novelty boot complete of beer and a brot.

Beer and a brot

The Oktoberfest entertainers had been goofy…but really enjoyable! They sing a wide variety of well-liked music in a regular Oktoberfest design, and they do it really well. So seize you a beer and a brot and sit down for some seriously fantastic-natured, entertaining amusement.

Oktoberfest ends on October 30th. We extremely propose you look at it out!

Jamie M. Hansen

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