ATL BREWS: Oktoberfest? Already!

The 411 on Atlanta beers, breweries, brewpubs, and brewing companies

Marzen 2
Photo credit: Courtesy Tucker Brewing Co.
IT'S THAT TIME OF YEAR: Tucktoberfest Marzen Lager.

Enjoy Bob Ross Paint Night at Monkey Wrench Brewing in Suwanee on Tuesday, Aug. 30 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Your ticket includes a beer of your choice, all the supplies you need, and two hours of instruction. Get your tickets here. Check out our Monkey Wrench Brewing podcast!

Ever thought about working at a brewery? Come out Thursday, Sept. 1 at 5 p.m. to NoFo Brew Co & Distillery in Cumming for a Hiring Happy Hour — bring your resume and your best dad joke!

Saturday, Sept. 10, starting at noon, come out to the Monkey Wrench Brewing Art Market in Suwanee! Enjoy food from Super Taco Food Truck, live music, delicious beer and art from over 20 local artists.

StillFire Brewing in Suwanee is having a Disco Party on Saturday, Sept. 10 from 9:00 to 11:45 p.m. with a live ABBA tribute band and an 80s costume contest. Check out our StillFire Brewing podcast!

Jekyll Brewing is holding their second annual The Beat Goes On event sponsored by the Adult Congenital Heart Association (ACHA) on Saturday, Sept. 10 from 1-8 p.m. This will be held at their Marconi Drive location with food trucks, live music, an dof course beer, fun, and college football on the TV. There will be a silent auction to raise money for ACHA, and your ticket price also includes a 6-pack to go. Tickets available here

Celebrate the Dog Days of Summer at Gate City Brewing Company in Roswell on Saturday, Sept. 10 from 1-10 p.m. They’ll have Gate City Pup Merch, live music, pet adoptions from LifeLine Animal Project, and a mini-market with dog specific vendors. One dollar from each drink sold will go to Lifeline!

Ironshield Brewing in Lawrenceville celebrates Oktoberfest on Saturday, Sept. 17, from noon until 11 p.m. with great music, great food, and great beer! Check out our Ironshield Brewing podcast!

Join Cherry Street Brewpub at Halcyon in Alpharetta on Saturday, Sept. 17, at noon for their three year anniversary party featuring German eats and brews, a triple bottle release, four German beer tappings, live music and more! The next day, they celebrate Doodle Dog Day from 1-4 p.m. with a full afternoon of dog-loving fun!

Join Three Taverns Craft Brewery in Decatur for the Three Taverns Art Market on Saturday, Sept. 17, from noon to 6 p.m. They’ll have over 15 local artists to shop, a food vendor, and all the delicious beer you can drink. Check out our Three Taverns Brewery podcast!

Wild Leap Brew Co. in LaGrange celebrate their five year anniversary with a special party Saturday, Sept. 17, from 2-10 p.m. with one day only beers, cocktails, and slushies, rare to-go beers, food trucks, live music, and stuff for the kids. Check out our Wild Leap Brew podcast!

Saturday, Sept. 17 join Pontoon Brewing Company in Roswell for a BBQ Luau with BBQ from Keenan’s, Keebler’s and Secret Pint BBQ from noon to 6 p.m.

Burnt Hickory Brewery in Kennesaw is celebrating Oktoberfest on Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 17-18 with live music, beer, food, and special glassware. The first 25 to attend each day will get a free glass!

Celebrate Scofflaw Brewing Co. on the Westside’s sixth anniversary Saturday, Sept. 17, starting at 6 p.m. — basement style! They’ll have junk food, sports, video games, hunch punch, old couches, comic books, and more (yes, the baby goats will be there)! They’ll also have stuff to do for the kids…but ax throwing is for the adults!

The fifth annual Tucktoberfest celebration at Tucker Brewing Company is going on from Sept. 17 through Oct. 2 (the actual dates of Oktoberfest in Munich) with stein holding, games, live music, polka bands, German menu specials, and of course their Tucktoberfest Marzen Lager. Check out our Tucker Brewing Company podcast!

Cultivation Brewery in Norcross will hold their second annual Oktoberfest celebration on Saturday, Sept. 17 from noon to 9:00 p.m. They’ll have new glassware, new merch, and new festive brews along with festive cuisines!

Celebrate Oktoberfest at Arches Brewing in Hapeville on Saturday, Sept. 17, from 2-10 p.m. They’ll have some special German-style beers releasing that day, as well as live music and German food by Chef Gary Caldwell. Check out our Arches Brewing podcast!

Social Fox Brewing in Norcross celebrates Oktoberfest on Saturday, Sept. 24, from noon to 10 p.m. They’ll be releasing an Oktoberfest Marzen Lager that will only be sold until it is all gone! They’ll also have a German themed party with beers, food, live music, and more. Check out our Social Fox Brewing podcast!

Saturday, Sept. 24, from 2-7 p.m. you can celebrate Oktoberfest at Red Hare Brewing Company in Marietta — the price includes your first beer. They’ll be grilling bratwursts while supplies last, and will also feature live music, and at 3 p.m., a dachshund race for a chance to win a Red Hare gift card. Check out our Red Hare Brewing podcast!

Sandy Springs’ Mutation Brewing Company holds their first ever Oktoberfest celebration Sept. 26 through Oct. 2 with BBQ specials and live music on Friday and Saturday. The limited edition package gets you a special one-liter stein, a t-shirt, your first pour for free, and $8 one-liter beer refills!

Awkward Brewing in Fayetteville celebrates Awktoberfest Sept. 30 to Oct. 1 with music, Bavarian food, and lots of Awkward fun!

Horned Owl Brewing in Kennesaw will be celebrating their second annual Oktoberfest Sept. 30 to Oct. 2 with German-style beers, food trucks, and all things Oktoberfest!

Reformation Brewery (Woodstock) is having an Oktoberfest Party on Saturday, Oct. 1 starting at 2 p.m. VIP tickets include a boot glass, access to the VIP tent, 2 free beer tickets, a 6-pack of Reformation Oktoberfest to take home, and a hat to keep you cool. Check out our Reformation Brewery podcast!

Sunday, Oct. 2, from 1-5 p.m. join Gate City Brewing Company for the Gate City Makers Market. They’ll have over a dozen local and regional artisans and independent makers.

Join Three Taverns Craft Brewery for a special Halloween Art Market on Saturday, Oct. 8 starting at noon. They’ll have over 15 local artists on site, as well as yummy food and some of the best beer in town!

Second Self Beer Company on the Westside is throwing a sweet event — Donut & Dessert Fest Atlanta — on Sunday, Oct. 15 from 1-5 p.m. They’ll be pairing donuts and other desserts with their beers.

Check out the Taste & Brews Fall Festival at Etowah River Park in Canton GA on Saturday, Oct. 15 from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. They’ll have tons of great Southern food, a vendors market, live music, and a kid zone in addition to great craft beer.

Celebrate Hare-O-Ween at Red Hare Brewing Company in Marietta on Saturday, Oct. 29 from 2-7 p.m. with live music, a doggie costume competition, pumpkin painting, and more!

Friday, Nov. 4 brings MannaFest back to Pontoon Brewing Company in Sandy Springs from 6-9 p.m. Proceeds go to benefit Manna Fund which raises money to help treat and educate about eating disorders, trauma, and other mental health issues here in Atlanta. They’ll have Memphis BBQ, a live blues band and all kinds of prizes!

Cherry Street Brewing at Vickery Village in Cumming is celebrating their tenth anniversary with a full week of activities from Dec. 6-12. Stay tuned for details!



Join New Realm Brewing Co (550 Somerset Terrace NE, Atlanta) for Dirty South Trivia — Sex, Drugs, and Rock ‘n Roll themed trivia and great beer every Monday from 7-9 p.m.


Celebrate Taco Tuesday every Tuesday at Line Creek Brewing Co. (150 Huddleston Rd, Peachtree City) from 4-9 p.m. Come grab tacos from Georgia Tacos as well as a fresh pint!

Join New Realm Brewing Co (550 Somerset Terrace NE, Atlanta) for Dirty South Trivia — Geeky Smart Stuff themed trivia and great beer every Tuesday from 7-9 p.m.


Join Ironshield Brewing (457 N. Chestnut St, Lawrenceville) every Wednesday from 6-10 p.m. for Trivia with Chim. Get your thinking cap on and your drinking pants read for a night of fun trivia and prizes!

Reformation Brewery (Woodstock) (105 Elm St., Woodstock) has a trivia night every Wednesday from 7-9 p.m. with prizes for first, second, and third place.

Come out to New Realm Brewing Co (550 Somerset Terrace NE, Atlanta) for Music Bingo — they play 40 seconds of a song and you cross it off your bingo card when you hear them. Every round is a different genre of music, and it is free to play! Join them every Wednesday from 7-9 p.m.

Monkey Wrench Brewing (3425 Martin Farm Rd, Suwanee) holds Atlanta’s Best Music Bingo every Wednesday from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. with house cash prizes.


Ironshield Brewing (457 N. Chestnut St, Lawrenceville) features Game Board Night with the Gwinnett Board Game Society every other Thursday from 6-9 p.m. More info available here.

Trivia Lab presents trivia every Thursday at New Realm Brewing Co (550 Somerset Terrace NE, Atlanta) from 8-10 p.m.

Social Fox Brewing (20 Skin Alley, Norcross) holds an open mic night every Thursday from 7-10 p.m. It is absolutely free to attend, and you can sign up to perform at 6 p.m. (in-person only).

Join Round Trip Brewing Company (1279 Seaboard Ind., Atlanta) every Thursday from 7 to 9:15 p.m. for Dirty South Trivia for a chance to win gift cards for your next visit!

Saturday and Sunday

The first Saturday of each month, Eventide Brewing (1015 Grant St. SE, Atlanta) in Grant Park hosts Hops and Flow Beer Yoga — an all-levels yoga class and beer for $15 — bring your mat, a towel, and some water.

Check out Comedy Night on the Lawn at Second Self Beer Company on the Westside from 8-10:30 p.m.  It is absolutely free and absolutely adults-only. Check out our Second Self Beer podcast!

Reformation Brewery (Woodstock) (105 Elm St., Woodstock) has Yoga on Tap on the first, third, and fifth Saturday of each month, plus a free pint or cup of coffee!

Join Blue Tarp Brewing Co (2316 Main St, Tucker) on Saturdays from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. for Bend and Brew. Start your Saturday with yoga, then enjoy some VIP time before doors open with your first beer.

Fire Maker Brewing Company (975 Chattahoochee Ave. NW, Atlanta) holds Hops and Flow Yoga the third Sunday of each month at 11 a.m. Your $15 entry gets you an all-levels yoga class and a tasty beer or seltzer. Bring your mat, a towel, and some water. —CL—

Where to Eat
Food Events