Kingsport Oktoberfest

What: Beer Festival

When: Saturday - September 28, 2013 @ 10:00AM to Saturday - September 28, 2013 @ 10:00PM

Where: Downtown Kingsport, Kingsport, Tennessee
Ranked as a 'Top 50 Festival' by Blue Ridge Outdoor Magazine, the Kingsport Oktoberfest is back for the 3rd year. This is Tennessee's largest Oktoberfest ! The festival will have over 100 different and unique beers to sample throughout the day. Included will be two roaming beer infuser lines ranging from beer infused with Jalapeno to toasted Coconut, and many other tasty infusions. The Beer Booth (photobooth) will be at the festival to provide attendees free pictures of this incredible day.

The Kingsport Oktoberfest commissions special cask brews for the festival along with many rare and obscure casks and brews.. In addition, the Kingsport Oktoberfest will have many brews that can’t be found anywhere else.

The Kingsport Oktoberfest will have a Black Forest Brew Off. Live Music will be performed throughout the day ranging from traditional German to Americana and Bluegrass. Many activities are held throughout the day including the Artisan Craft Market, the Wiener Dog 'Brat Trot' Race, the College Football Bier Hall, Barrel Racing, Das Kidzone (free kids activities including blow up houses, mini golf, juggling, craft tables and more) and a 5k race.

General Admission tickets include 4 hours of tasting, a commemorative tasting glass. Early Bird Tickets receive an official Thirsty Orange Pint Glass for a limited time. A limited number of VIP tickets will be available and include appetizers throughout the day provided by Stir Fry Cafe, an additional 1.5 hours of advance sampling and special brews only for the VIPs. Tickets can be purchased at

2012 included over 16,000 participants and 2013 looks forward to build on that success.

Proceeds will benefit the Chamber Foundations and Keep Kingsport Beautiful.

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Submitted by: ThirstyOrange