Memphis Oktoberfests and Fall Beer Fests

Memphis Oktoberfests and Fall Beer Fests

Here's a list of Memphis Oktoberfests and fall beer festivals!

Finally! It looks like fall is upon us. While there are plenty of fall events and autumnal things to do in Memphis that don't involve drinking, if you are into an autumnal adult beverage we have a full roster of Oktoberfests, fall beer events, and fall festivals to quench your thirst. 

Got one to submit? First, email me at hollywhitfie[email protected], and then submit it to our blog's calendar here.

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Grind City Fest, Grind City Brewing Company, Friday - Saturday, August 26-27, $35 single day pass / $65 two-day pass

This might be technically a "late summer" festival but I want to give it a shoutout because it's a new event! Two days of blues, brews, and bluegrass with a dozen or so acts including Greensky Bluegrass and The Infamous Stringdusters. Two day passes are available. 

Oktoberfest, Soul & Spirits Brewery, Saturday, September 17, noon to 10 p.m., free to enter

Celebrate Oktoberfest at Soul & Spirits Brewery in uptwon! Liter beer specials, commemorative glassware, stein holding competition, dog costume contest, crosscut saw competition, and German food from Albee's food truck. They'll tap a special beer barrel at noon, have German music (from Bavarian Oompah to hip hop) 

Meddlesome Craft Fair, Meddlesome Brewing, Saturday, September 24, noon - 5 p.m., all ages

Fall is quickly approaching and with it comes Meddlesome's 5th Annual Craft Fair. Mark your calendars for a day of Great live music, chill fall vibes and killer local crafts. Live music, 20 local vendors, "Burn The Witch" annual beer release, and free family fun at the Cordova brewery. 

Wiseacre Oktoberfest, Wiseacre OG on Broad, Saturday, September 24, 1 p.m. 

Dust off your steins & lederhosen because Oktoberfest is back Saturday, September 24th with Food Trucks, Mighty Souls Brass Band, the Grizzline and more to come!

Grind City Oktoberfest / 2-Year Anniversary, Grind City Brewing Company, Saturday, October 1, 

Celebrate two year of Grind City's taprooms at the annual Oktoberfest with great beer, food trucks, live music, vendor market, and activities like axe throwing, cornhole, giant Jenga, plus competitions like the Bratwurst Toss, Axe Throwing Competition, Beer Sliding Competition and Stein Holding Contest. 

High Cotton Oktoberfest, High Cotton Brewing, Sunday, October 2, noon - 10 p.m., all ages/kid-friendly

Details still forthcoming for High Cotton's annual Oktoberfest, but you can expect plenty of Oktoberfest and German-style beers, music, a food truck, indoors/outdoors setup. Usually it's dog and kid-friendly and free to enter. I'll update this once we have confirmation.

Dixon Beer Garden, Dixon Gallery & Gardens, October 7 and 14, 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m., free to enter, all ages

Enjoy the Dixon Beer Garden for two Fridays in October, with each brewery featuring unique beers crafted with herbs grown at the Dixon. Take a photo in the annual Pumpkin House and enjoy a beer in the gardens! Food available for purchase from food trucks. ID required for alcohol purchase. October 7’s featured brewery is Boscos and October 14’s featured brewery is Grind City.

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Memphis Brewfest, Liberty Bowl, Saturday, October 15, 3 p.m. - 6:30 p.m., $45+ fees, 21 and up

Memphis Brewfest (pictured directly above) is back on the field at the Liberty Bowl Simmons Bank Liberty Stadium for its 12th year! Unlimited samples from more than 50+ breweries and cideries (local, regional, international), food from local eateries, vendors, live music, and games. A VIP ticket gets you all that plus access to the air-conditioned locker room, a fast pass entry, private restrooms, and specialty beers. Tickets are on sale now, so grab yours before they sell out! 

Cooper Young Beerfest, 795 S. Cooper St., Saturday, October 22, 1 p.m. - 5 p.m., 21 and up

More than 30 regional breweries and home brewers will gather at Autowerks in Cooper Young for a day of beer nerd heaven, with tastings, food, and music. Attendance is limited so there is more time for sipping and less time in line. Either bring your card or show a photo of your card on your phone that matches your ID, which you will also need for entry. No kids or pets for this one. Benefits the Cooper Young Community Association! This event will sell out, so get yours as soon as they go on sale September 1. 

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Mathilda Doorley

Thanks for the all the Oktoberfest information !


September 30, 2022 1:19pm