ATL BREWS: Oktoberfest returns in full force

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GET YOUR GERMAN ON: Oktoberfest is celebrated around Atlanta, including at Bold Monk Brewing Co. (pictured), starting now!

Join Cherry Street Brewpub at Halcyon in Cumming for the Pepperfest Beer Fest Saturday, Sept. 9, from 1-6 p.m. There will be award-winning brews, spicy foods, live music, art, farm vendors and a pepper plant swap to celebrate the joy of growing your own.

Also, Saturday, Sept. 9, from 1-9 p.m. Tucker Brewing Company will be celebrating Biertoberfest with great ice cold beer (in preparation for their annual Tucktoberfest celebration coming in October)! Check out our Tucker Brewing Company podcast!

Come see the mayor of Johns Creek tap the first Oktoberfest keg at Six Bridges Brewing in Johns Creek Friday, Sept. 15 at noon!  It’s just the start of their celebration—buy a mug for $15 and get $5 20 oz. pours of any German lager for all of Oktoberfest! Check out our Six Bridges Brewing podcast!

Celebrate WDSTKtoberfest on three Saturdays in September: Sept. 16, 23, and 30 at Reformation Brewery in Woodstock with special events each day! Check out our Reformation Brewery podcast!

Saturday, Sept. 16, celebrate Oktoberfest at Bold Monk Brewing Co. from 2-7 p.m. with live music, draft beer, and authentic German cuisine!

Cowboy Mouth will be part of From the Earth Brewing Company in Roswell’s Back Porch Concert Series Saturday, Sept. 16, starting at 8 p.m.

Scofflaw Brewing Co. in West Midtown celebrates their 7th Anniversary, Saturday, Sept. 16, starting at noon. They’ll have Grill Dad on the Big Green Egg, a special limited-release anniversary beer, and of course, the cutest goats to pet from Little Red Barn Mobile Farm.

Saturday, Sept. 23, from 2-8 p.m., celebrate Oktoberfest at Red Hare Brewing Company in Marietta and help benefit Georgia Dachshund! They’ve got food trucks, live music, and a dachshund race at 5 p.m. Check out our Red Hare Brewing podcast!

Social Fox Brewing in Norcross celebrates Foxtoberfest Saturday, Sept. 23, from noon to 10 p.m.featuring German beer, German food, music, games, and more! Check out our Social Fox podcast!

Join High Card Brewing in Tucker for their Hot Wheels Tournament Sunday, Sept. 24 starting at 4 p.m.  Teaming up with Atlanta City Soccer Club, they’ll have a downhill drag race on a two lane, 30 ft. custom track for you to test your favorite Hot Wheels car on! Check out our High Card Brewing podcast!

Celebrate Oktoberfest Weekend Saturday-Sunday, Sept. 24-25, at both locations of Wild Heaven Beer in Avondale Estates and Wild Heaven West End Brewery & Gardens with German food, music, décor, and of course, Fest Beer. Check out our Wild Heaven Beer podcast!

Horned Owl Brewing in Kennesaw celebrates Oktoberfest Sept. 29 through Oct. 1, with live music and food trucks. Entry is free! They’ll be featuring their delicious Marzen called Oktoberfest, and their flavorful Festbier, called Prost.

Celebrate the first annual Awktoberfest at Awkward Brewing in Fayetteville Saturday, Sept. 30, starting at 1 p.m. with live music, a unique barrel-aged Oktoberfest Marzen, and a special “Antique’s Roadshow”-style stein event.

Saturday, Sept. 30 is also the date for an Oktoberfest celebration at Cultivation Brewery in Norcross from noon to 10 p.m. featuring festive cuisine, authentic German-style beer, and special 1 liter steins for sale with their 2023 Oktoberfest logo.  Stein holding contest starts at 4 p.m., and best dressed contests start at 5 p.m.

Monday Night Garage in the West End is celebrating Oktoberfest Saturday, Sept. 30, starting at noon featuring live music, German-inspired food, and a stein holding competition. Check out our Monday Night Brewing podcast!

You can also get your Oktoberfest on at Eventide Brewing in Grant Park Saturday, Sept. 30, from noon to 8 p.m. featuring all the German-style beer, food, and games you can handle.  They’ll also have live music, and a chance to win free beer for a year! Check out our Eventide Brewing podcast!

StillFire Brewing in Suwanee celebrates Oktoberfest Sept. 30 and Oct. 1 with a giant Oktoberfest tent, authentic German beers, and food, and of course live German polka music! Check out our StillFire Brewing podcast!

Line Creek Brewing The Reserve in Newnan is holding a fundraiser for the Newnan-Coweta Humane Society called Mugs for Mutts Saturday, Sept. 30, from 5-9 p.m. They’ll have live music, food trucks, and limited edition event mugs available for purchase with proceeds going to NCHS. Check out our Line Creek Brewing podcast!

Celebrate Oktoberfest at Wild Leap Atlanta downtown Saturday, Sept. 30, from 3-9 p.m, with live music, food, and plenty of beer! Eventbrite has your tickets here. Check out our Wild Leap Brew podcast!

Round Trip Brewing Company in West Midtown features an entire week of Oktoberfest festivities from Saturday, Sept. 30 through Sunday, Oct. 8. They’ll have their Oktoberfest Marzen special mugs, and each day will feature different activities and entertainment — and entrance is free! Check out our Round Trip Brewing podcast!

Celebrate Oktoberfest with Line Creek Brewing Friday, Oct. 5 at their Line Creek Brewing The Reserve location in Newnan and their Line Creek Brewing Bus Barn location in Fayetteville starting at 4 p.m. The festivities move to their main location in Peachtree City on Saturday, Oct. 6, starting at noon. All parties will feature music, food, and great beer!

Saturday, Oct. 14, starting at 8 a.m., the 10th Anniversary celebration of Reformation Brewery (Woodstock), Cadence Fair, will feature live music, local makers, and good eats alongside new and old school Reformation favorite brews! 

We haven’t even gotten to Halloween yet, and some taprooms are already planning for Christmas!  Join Santa Von at Gate City Brewing Company in Roswell on Sunday, Nov. 12, from 1 to 4 p.m.  If you’d like to get photos, get your tickets here. Each ticket includes a free beer!



Every Tuesday night, from 6:30 to 9:00 p.m. at Round Trip Brewing Company (1279 Seaboard Industrial, Atlanta), you can play Speed Puzzles — bring your friends and attempt to assemble a 500-piece puzzle as quickly as possible for gift cards.


Blackbird Farms Brewery (4098 Lawrenceville Hwy, Lilburn) has a trivia night every Wednesday starting after 7 p.m.

Mutation Brewing Company (5825 Roswell Rd. NE, Sandy Springs) presents Team Trivia every Wednesday from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. with prizes for first, second, and third place.

Three Taverns Craft Brewery (121 New St., Decatur) features Comedy on Draft on the last Wednesday of each month featuring some of the best comedians in Atlanta as well as food pop-ups and great beer!

Dirty South Trivia hosts trivia at Round Trip Brewing Company (1279 Seaboard Industial Blvd, Atlanta) every Wednesday from 7-9:15 p.m. featuring a food vendor and the chance to win a gift card for your next visit!

Cultivation Brewery (650 Langford Dr., Norcross) holds Team Trivia every Wednesday from 7-9 p.m. You could win gift cards and other prizes!

Line Creek Brewing Co. (150 Huddleston Rd, Peachtree City) presents Super Geek Trivia Night Wednesdays from 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Every Wednesday, Social Fox Brewing (20 Skin Alley, Norcross) features a trivia night from 7-9 p.m. for gift cards, beer, and other prizes for the top teams.

Fire Maker Brewing Company (975 Chattahoochee Ave NW, Atlanta) features Wednesday Night Trivia every Wednesday starting at 6:30 p.m.


Check out Live Band Karaoke at Wild Leap Atlanta (125 Ted Turner Dr., Atlanta) in the Speakeasy every Thursday at 7pm!

Kettlerock Brewing (6025 Peachtree Pkwy, Peachtree Corners) hosts a Euchre Meetup every Thursday from 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. all experience levels welcome!

Join Team Family Feud at Mutation Brewing Company (5825 Roswell Rd NE, Roswell) every Thursday starting at 7:30 p.m. with prizes for first, second, and third place.

Cultivation Brewery (650 Langford Dr., Norcross) features Vinyl Night Thursdays every Thursday with a live DJ playing classic vinyl from 6-9 p.m. —CL—