Wir geben eine party! Oktoberfest has arrived.
The AJC recently featured a round-up of Oktoberfest events. Here are a few others taking place on Saturday, Oct. 6 that may have particular appeal to bargain hunting revelers:
Der Biergarten, 300 Marietta St., 404-521-2728.
Time: Noon – 12 a.m.
Price: Free entry.
The Scene: Enjoy live music and free events including the Oktoberfest Olympics which features competitions for best beer belly and best mustache. There are also $8 specials on liters of German draft beers.
Fado Irish Pub & Restaurant, 273 Buckhead Ave., 404 -841-0066.
Time: Begins at 3:00 p.m.
Price: Wear Lederhosen and get in free. Tickets are $5 in advance at www.SpiralEntertainment.com.
The Scene: A street festival with contests and live German music playing all day. Astral Freaks take the stage at 6 p.m. followed by Atlanta’s favorite U2 tribute band, Desire at 8:30 p.m.
Trinity Lutheran 10th Annual Oktoberfest, 1826 Killian Hill Road, Lilburn, 770-972-4418.
Time: 11 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Price: $3 entry. Free for children 10 and under. Free off-site parking with shuttle. Proceeds to benefit local charities.
The Scene: Authentic German food, craft fair, children’s carnival (including free game ticket with a canned food item) as well as live entertainment and dancing.
Holy Trinity Oktoberfest ‘12, 2922 Sandy Plains Rd., Marietta, 770 – 971-4600
Time: 9 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Price: $2 for 12 and over. If you bring 4 cans of food for MUST Ministries for free admission. Free parking
The Scene: All day family fun includes authentic German food, live Polka music and dancing. Craft fair, games such as bingo and a horseshoe tournament and entertainment for kids including pony rides and a petting zoo.
– Nedra Rhone, for the Atlanta Bargain Hunter blog