Break out your Lederhosen and make room for beer and brats -- it's Oktoberfest time! Here are a few spots to celebrate:
The downtown German restaurant is hosting a "Munich on Marietta" event featuring 18 different German draft beers, bratwurst and live music from Trans Am Euro Mutts. Entry is $10 plus one beer ticket, or $60 for event entry and VIP unlimited access to the German beer tasting room. The restaurant will also hold a 5k that day. Noon-8 p.m., Oct. 8.
Der Biergarten, 300 Marietta St. NW, Atlanta. 404-521-2728, derbiergarten.com/
Five Seasons at The Prado
Get your party on with live music and dancing. $45 will get you unlimited festival food and beer, or purchase food and beverages a la carte.
Five Seasons, 5600 Roswell Road, Atlanta. 404-255-5911, 5seasonsbrewing.com/
Hard Rock Cafe Atlanta
Get your Oktoberfest fill with the Samuel Adams OctoberFest Schnitzel Burger featuring breaded pork cutlets with a Samuel Adams OctoberFest-infused beer cheese sauce, bacon and apple sauerkraut, Dijon mustard, lettuce and tomato served on a pretzel bun. Also on tap: Samuel Adams OctoberFest beer and soft pretzels. Through Oct. 2.
Hard Rock Cafe Atlanta, 215 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta. 404-688-7625, hardrock.com/cafes/atlanta/
Kurt's Euro Bistro
Celebrate with live Bavarian music, special Oktoberfest draft beers, an special Oktoberfest menu full of German specialties, prizes and giveaways. Sept. 23-24, Sept. 30 and Oct. 1.
Kurt's Euro Bistro, 3305 Peachtree Industrial Blvd., Duluth. 770-623-4128, kurtsrestaurant.com/
Max Lager's Woodfired Grill and Brewery
The restaurant is serving up brewmaster JR Roberts’ Oktoberfest brew and German specials such as Schweinenschnitzel, beer braised brisket, beef goulash and apple strudel. Through Oct. 3.
Max Lager's Woodfired Grill and Brewery, 320 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta. 404-525-4400, maxlagers.com
The Shops Buckhead Atlanta spot is offering up several items to get in the Oktoberfest spirit, including a ShackMesiter Brat, a cheddar-stuffed bratwurst topped with shallots and cheese sauce; Brat Burger, a hamburger topped with a cheddar-stuffed bratwurst with shallots and ShackSauce; Apfelstudel and Black Forest shakes; and Bavarian-style beer. Sept. 23-Oct. 2.
Shake Shack, 3035 Peachtree Road NE, Atlanta. 470-809-9201, shakeshack.com/location/atlanta-ga/
The Village Corner German Restaurant & Bakery
The Stone Mountain restaurant is offering a multiday celebration featuring German dancers, live German music, games and prizes. Food and beer will be available for purchase. Sept. 24; Oct. 1; and Oct. 8.
The Village Corner, 6655 James B. Rivers Memorial Dr., Stone Mountain. 770-498-0329, germanrestaurant.com/