OBER’S 2ND ANNUAL MAYFEST

May 17 – May 27, 2019

Ober Gatlinburg’s Spring festival MayFest, begins Friday, May 17 running through Monday, May 27, 2019. MayFest is a traditional German celebration of the arrival of spring with displays of history, culture and the traditional Maypole dance.

Visitors to Ober Gatlinburg will enjoy the Schulz Brau Biergarten and demonstrations by artists from the Great Smoky Arts and Crafts Community. Children’s free activities include bounce houses, games, face painting and crafts. This year we are adding the “May Games” on Saturday 5/25 …Details Here

For a challenge, participate in Ober’s grueling Uphill 5k (May 18), benefitting the Boys & Girls Club of the Smoky

An Outdoor Bier Garten is open daily for beer sampling for festival-goers who are 21 and over. Also, for your entertainment, The Smoky Mountain Oompah Band.  The band dresses in authentic lederhosen while performing traditional Bavarian folk dances, oompah music, sing-a-longs, yodels, and more! 

Inside the mall, you’ll also want to check out our retail shops … most especially our unique and specific “Beer Necessities” kiosk, which provides an eclectic selection of gifts and accessories for the true beer (or “bier”) aficionado.

Bier Garten open 10:00am till 6:00pm Mon – Fri * … 10:00am till 7:00pm Saturday * … Noon till 6:00pm Sundays *

Outdoor games, including inflatables, open 10:00am till 5:00pm Mon – Thu *… 10:00am till 7:00pm Fri – Sun *

Free Face Painting on Saturday & Sunday ! *

* PLEASE NOTE: Hours & Closing times for OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES (Bier Garten, Games, etc …) are WEATHER PERMITTING … Please Call 800-MUCH-FUN for more information on what is available in the event of rain, etc…

Friday, May 17

10am-5pm Kinderland Children’s Activities, Face painters, Bouncy Houses and crafts

10am–5pm Local Artisans

10am-6pm Schulz Brau Biergarten

12-5 Smoky Mountain Oompah Band

2pm May Pole Ceremony

 

Saturday, May 18

7am Ober Uphill 5k Registration (Register for 5K here)

8am Ober Uphill race begins

10am Ober Uphill 5k Awards

10am-6pm Kinderland Children’s Activities, Face painters, Bouncy Houses and crafts

10am–6pm Local Artisans

10pm-6pm Schulz Brau Biergarten

12pm May Pole Ceremony

12-5 Smoky Mountain Oompah Band

Smoky Mountain Oompah Band 1, 3, 5, and 7pm

 

Sunday, May 19

11am-5pm Kinderland Children’s Activities, Face painters, Bouncy Houses and crafts

11am–5pm Local Artisans

12pm-6pm Schulz Brau Biergarten

12-5 Smoky Mountain Oompah Band

2pm May Pole Ceremony

 

Monday, May 20

10am-5pm Kinderland Children’s Activities, Bouncy Houses

11pm-5pm Schulz Brau Biergarten

2pm May Pole Ceremony

 

Tuesday, May 21

10am-5pm Kinderland Children’s Activities, Bouncy Houses

11pm-5pm Schulz Brau Biergarten

2pm May Pole Ceremony

 

Wednesday, May 22

10am-5pm Kinderland Children’s Activities, Bouncy Houses

11pm-5pm Schulz Brau Biergarten

2pm May Pole Ceremony

 

Thursday, May 23

10am-5pm Kinderland Children’s Activities, Bouncy Houses

11pm-5pm Schulz Brau Biergarten

2pm May Pole Ceremony

 

Friday, May 24

10am-5pm Kinderland Children’s Activities, Face painters, Bouncy Houses and crafts

10am–5pm Local Artisans

10pm-6pm Schulz Brau Biergarten

12-5 Smoky Mountain Oompah Band

2pm May Pole Ceremony

 

Saturday, May 25

10am-6pm Kinderland Children’s Activities, Face painters, Bouncy Houses and crafts

10am–6pm Local Artisans

10pm-6pm Schulz Brau Biergarten

12-5 Smoky Mountain Oompah Band

12pm May Pole Ceremony

1pm May Games

3pm Bratwurst Eating Contest – Details Here

 

Sunday, May 26

11am-5pm Kinderland Children’s Activities, Face painters, Bouncy Houses and crafts

11am–5pm Local Artisans

12pm-6pm Schulz Brau Biergarten

Smoky Mountain Oompah band 1, 3, 5, and 7pm

2pm May Pole Ceremony

 

 

Monday, May 27

10am-5pm Kinderland Children’s Activities, Bouncy Houses

11pm-5pm Schulz Brau Biergarten

12-5 Smoky Mountain Oompah Band

2pm May Pole Ceremony