Germantown Oktoberfest 2012

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The 33rd Annual Nashville Oktoberfest in Historic Germantown is on Saturday, October 13, 2012 from 8:00am to 6:00pm. Oktoberfest is one of the best festivals in Nashville with authentic German food and drinks, a beer garden, polka dancing, street performers, live music, arts and crafts and a petting zoo.

Nashville Oktoberfest

Schedule of Events
  • 8:00am – The annual 5K Bier Run will kick off the festivities with runners sprinting through the Bicentennial Mall, Farmers Market, and in Germantown. Register Here!
  • 9:00am – The festival begins and will feature 17 performing groups on three stages, offering a broad variety of musical styles. Also, there will be a Kids Funland which will provide free activities as well as paid activities such as pony rides. The festival ends at 6:00pm.
  • 9:30am – The annual Pooch Parade features dogs in costume competing for fun prizes.
Music Schedule

Gibson Stage:

  • 10:00am – 3 & 1/2 Men
  • 11:15am – Roadtrip
  • 12:30pm – Mark Shelby
  • 1:45pm – Los Lazy Boys and Ladies of Leisure
  • 3:00pm – Jimmy Hall & Prisoners of Love
  • 4:15pm – Boy Wonder
  • 5:30pm – Reggie Wooten & Friends

Advance Financial Stage:

  • 10:30am – Fiddle & Pick Ceili Band
  • 11:45am – Nine Volt Romeo
  • 1:00pm – Highland Rim
  • 2:15pm – Ann Marie
  • 3:30pm – Sam Levine
  • 4:45pm – Sammy Arriaga

Nashville Jazz Workshop Stage:

  • 10:00am – Jazz on Fifth
  • 11:30am – Joe Freel
  • 1:00pm – Marci Wilson Boggs
  • 2:30pm – Half Brass
  • 4:00pm – Chris West Quintet

This event is free and open to the public – all ages welcome.

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