GATLINBURG, TN – Sept. 23, 2019 – Ober Gatlinburg Ski Area and Amusement Park returns to its German roots and celebrates autumn with the 10th annual OktOBERfest Sept. 27-Nov. 3 featuring Bavarian-style food, beer, costumes and music.
The Smoky Mountain Oompah Band, in authentic costume, will perform popular folk dances with free shows 1 p.m. and 5 p.m. daily, with additional performances 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. Friday-Sunday in the Seasons of Ober Restaurant. Guests may be seated 30 minutes prior to show time and no food or beverage purchase is required. For those in need of festive nourishment, the restaurant menu will feature an assortment of schnitzel, sausage and sauerkraut entrees, stuffed cabbage rolls, and Bavarian pretzels with bier cheese.
Ober’s outdoor Biergarten returns this year with a larger space and more offerings. At 40’x40,’ the space features a stage with live entertainment. Also new for 2019 is Ober’s Glühwein Cart, a traditional homemade mulled wine served warm in a souvenir mug shaped as a boot. A selection of beers will be offered. Brewmasters from area breweries will be on-hand periodically to discuss and give samples of their seasonal sips.
Guests of all ages can enjoy outdoor games and activities, including inflatable bounce houses, cornhole, face painting and arts and crafts.
About Ober Gatlinburg Ski Area and Amusement Park
Ober Gatlinburg Ski Area and Amusement Park is Tennessee’s only ski area and a favorite year-round family friendly destination. Shopping, dining and amusements are just a Tram ride away from downtown Gatlinburg. Upon arrival, visitors can take a ride on the Ski Mountain Coaster or listen to Bluegrass music atop Mount Harrison via the Scenic Chairlift! Seasonal activities include: snow skiing, snowboarding, and snowtubing in the winter; Alpine Slide, Rock Climbing Wall, Chair-Swing, Maze, and Mini-Golf in spring, summer and fall; and the Ski Mountain Coaster, Scenic Chairlift, Wildlife Encounter and Indoor Ice Skating year round. The summer season adds Water Raft Rides and Summer Tubing. Scenic dining awaits in Seasons of Ober Restaurant or grab a bite at one of three on site cafes.
For more information, visit obergatlinburg.com, call 865-436-5423 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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