5 Beer And Wine Festivals Happening In Atlanta This Weekend

Looking for something to do this weekend in ATL? There are plenty of beer and wine fests to check out with pals. (Public Domain)

Revel in fall vibes by going out and celebrating the start of October this weekend.

There will be an assortment of lively Oktoberfest parties and posh wine tastings taking place around Atlanta.

Here’s what you need to know about this weekend’s beer and wine festivals.

Oktoberfest at Park Tavern in Piedmont Park

When: Oct. 5, from 6 to 11 p.m.

Where: The Promenade at Piedmont Park

Price: $20 for General Admission

Celebrate Oktoberfest during the first weekend of October by checking out this 21 and over jamboree. Sierra Nevada beer will be flowing at the event being held in Piedmont Park’s Promenade near the Legacy Fountain. NAKD, Sucker Punch and John Boy & Surround Sound will be performing. The event is a fundraiser for the Piedmont Park Conservancy.

Hops for Hemophilia

When: Oct. 6, noon to 3 p.m.

Where: SweetWater Brewery

Price: $35 for Admission

Expect barbecue, wine and beer at the Hops for Hemophilia event being organized by Hemophilia of Georgia. The 21+ event will have festivities, ranging from a cornhole tournament to a fishbowl auction. Tickets include access to SweetWater beer, eats and a complimentary glass. The net proceeds will go to research for the bleeding disorder.

Duluth Beer & Wine Festival

When: Oct. 6, noon to 5 p.m.

Where: Duluth Town Green

Price: $46 for General Admission

This 21+ festival will be a celebration of local flavors in the form of brews, eats and treats. Atlanta food vendors Brooke Lynn’s Own Stick & Cones and Low-Co Motion will be in the festival grounds. Atlanta Brewing Co., Red Hare and Jekyll Brewing are a few of the beer tents, and Duluth Beer Wine & Spirits Superstore will also be there. Ticket holders will get the have samples from the festival and a tasting glass.

Der Biergarten Oktoberfest 2018

When: Oct. 6, noon to 8 p.m.

Where: Der Biergarten

Price: $15 for General Admission

More than 18 selections of German draft beers will be flowing at the Der Biergarten Oktoberfest. German foods, such as bratwursts, will be offered at the event, along with live performances. Tickets buy access to the event and one drink ticket.

New Realm ATL Oktoberfest

When: Oct. 7, noon to 6 p.m.

Where: New Realm Brewing

Price: Free Admission

Taste New Realm Brewing’s first-ever Märzen, a lager from Bavaria, Germany, at the brewery’s Oktoberfest. The event that’s open to the public will also offer Kölsch, Munich Dunkel, Hefeweizen and Berliner Weisse brews. The event will immerse festival goers into German culture through the food offered on the menu and the live music from The Bavarian Duo.

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