Oktoberfest begins tonight
Oktoberfest ist groß Familienspaß
Clarksville, TN – The 32st Annual Oktoberfest brought to you by the Clarksville Edelweiss Club starts tonight, Friday October 5th at 4:00pm and runs through Saturday night at midnight. The Oktoberfest celebration is located at 790 Economy Drive, off of Hwy 76, by I-24′s Exit 11. Load up the car, bring the whole family, and do the chicken dance with a 6′ tall chicken!
Enjoy music by Pros’t and Die Mitternachters. The Schuhplatter & Holzhacker Folk Dancers will be performing several times each night. There are carnival rides for Kids of All Ages. This is your chance to experience the wonders of Germany right here at home in Tennessee!
Discover amazing German food including schnitzel, brats, chicken, German potato salad, kraut, made fresh each day, with Funnel cakes, German cakes and pastries and Bavarian nuts for dessert.See the complete menu below. Their are more than 100 Edelweiss Club members, plus other volunteers who help with the setup, cooking, serving, at this yearly event.
Admission is $6.00 for Adults, Children 10 & under Free, Ages 11-16 $4.00. Active duty, Reserve, and National Guard soldiers receive $1.00 Off Admission with ID. Be sure to bring additional cash to buy tickets to purchase items including food, drinks, carnival rides, and souvenirs while at the fest. Feel free to wear your festive German attire (Lederhosen/Dirndls/Hats), or come as you are!
For more information contact Dwayne Mann at 931.624.5475.
All purchasable items at the Oktoberfest require you to buy tickets.
- Tickets for Food, Drink, Souvenir’s are purchased directly from the the Edelweiss club and cost 50¢ each. Dinners can run up to 16 tickets ($8) though there are cheaper meal options available.
- Tickets for the Carnival Rides are purchased separately from the carnival, and are only usable for their rides.
From the Kitchen
- Schnitzel Dinner w/Potato Salad, Sauerkraut & Brotchen
- Schnitzel w/Brotchen (Sandwich)
- 1/2 Chicken Dinner w/Potato Salad & Brotchen
- 1/2 Chicken w/Brotchen
- 1 Bratwurst w/Potato Salad or Sauerkraut & Brotchen
- 1 Bratwurst w/Brotchen (Sandwich)
- 1 Kinder Brat w/Brotchen (Hot Dog)
- Gurke (Big Pickle)
From the Pretzel Haus
- Big Hot Pretzel (Baked) (Salted or Without Salt)
- Radish Bread (Rettith Brote)
- Gurke (Big Pickle)
From the Kaffee Haus
- Black Forrest Cake
- Chocolate Cake
- German Cheese Cake
- Apple Strudel
- Carrot Cake
- Cupcake or Brownie
- Big Funnel Cakes (Elephant Ears)
- Hot Coffee
From the Bier Garden
Note: Glass, Ceramic, and Metal Mugs & Steins are prohibited.
- Samuel Adams Oktoberfest
- Lowenbrau (Original Import)
- ST. Pauli Girl (Import)
- Becks (Import)
- Becks Dark (Import)
- Miller Lite
- Bud Light
- O’Douls (Non-Alcoholic)
- Wine Coolers
- Coke and Diet Coke
- Dr Pepper
- Bottle Water
German Roasted Nuts
- Dwayne Mann and Glenn Martin
- Schnitzel Haus . . . . . . . . . .
- Pretzelhaus. . . . . . . . . . . . . Bob & Inge Perkins
- Kaffeehaus. . . . . . . . . . . . . .Gabriele & Carl Eisemann
- Funnel Cake. . . . . . . . . . . . Extreme Ministries Group
- Ticket Booths. . . . . . . . . . . Karla Mazerik
- Security. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sgt. Brian Prentice & Sgt. Jimmy Brown MCSO
- Braut Wurst stand. . . . . . . Dallas Meadows (aka Junior)
- Biergarten. . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jim Nolan / Kenny Mutters
- Souvenir Shop. . . . . . . . . . Kay Mann
- Soft Drink Concessions. . . Don Smith
- Gate Sales. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Baily Gafford
About the Clarksville Edelweiss Club
The Clarksville Edelweiss Club was formed on January 9, 1981 by the State of Tennessee as a not-for-profit organization, for the purpose of upholding and promoting German heritage and tradition. The Club presently has members of both German and American decent. But you don’t have to be of German decent to be a member. The Edelweiss Club is a social center for folks of a common heritage and their friends. It is a place where you can have fun, sing, dance, meet old friends, and make new ones.
Club meetings are held on the 2nd Wednesday at 7:00pm of the month at the Edelweiss Club of Clarksville (2300 Coke Road). Guests are always welcome!
Since its founding the Edelweiss Club has supported many community projects such as: Veterans Transportation Service, American Cancer Society “Relay for Life” Clarksville/Montgomery Community Action Agency, Big Brothers and Sisters Bowl for Kids Sake,and Culture Center, Christmas at Clarksville, German Easter and Christmas Service at the Beautiful Savior Luthern Church, Loaves and Fishes, Human Society, Salvation Army, Boy Scout Troop 525, The Shelter for abused women, A scholarship at