If you are coming into Gatlinburg this thirty day period (Oct), one particular of our major advisable routines is attending Oktoberfest at Ober Gatlinburg. Ober Gatlinburg is a single of Gatlinburg’s oldest and most well-known points of interest, and it also just transpires to be the only ski resort in the point out of Tennessee. Appropriate now, there is not a great deal snow to be uncovered there, but you can locate Oktoberfest!
Oktoberfest is Ober Gatlinburg’s homage to the primary Oktoberfest held each year in Munich, Germany.
Oktoberfest in Gatlinburg is not just a little something you can stroll up to ideal off the street. You have to essentially get to Ober Gatlinburg to start with! But the trip to Ober Gatlinburg is fantastic enjoyment. You get there by riding the aerial tramway. It can take a although to get on the tram, but it is worthy of the wait. The views alongside the way are outstanding, and you will discover the tram operator to be extremely entertaining!
When you exit the tram, you will locate your self in a facility that residences a amount of businesses, having establishments…and an ice skating rink! Just so you know, having said that, most of the activities at Ober Gatlinburg are an additional cost.
Our variety a single most-suggested activity (other than just hanging out at Oktoberbest) at Ober Gatlinburg is the Scenic Chairlift. At in excess of 3 thousand feet in size, Ober Gatlinburg statements that it is the longest these chairlift in the United States (and it is actually extensive!), and at 3,455 toes previously mentioned sea stage, it gives you BY Much the highest mountain look at of any of the lifts in Gatlinburg.
At the leading of the Scenic Chairlift, you will come across not only incredible mountain views…but bluegrass!
The check out on the way down is impressive.
Vacation tip: drinks are commonly not authorized on the chairlift, but if you invest in a beverage in one particular of their novelty containers, you are authorized to choose it on the elevate.
You can decide up some sweet Oktoberfest merchandise though you’re at the celebration. But, if you are seriously there to do the reliable Oktoberfest experience, you are possibly likely to want to decide up your souvenir novelty boot total of beer and a brot.
The Oktoberfest entertainers were being goofy…but truly fun! They sing a wide range of well-known tunes in a standard Oktoberfest fashion, and they do it pretty properly. So seize you a beer and a brot and sit down for some seriously superior-natured, fun leisure.
Oktoberfest ends on October 30th. We hugely recommend you verify it out!