Sat., Oct. 5, 12-6 p.m. 2013
From the venue:After starting the East Atlanta Beer Festival in 2003, Alan Raines and Tryon Rosser spent a few years developing HOToberfest before launching in 2008. This year, on Sat., Oct. 5, in Historic Fourth Ward Park, the festival will include a consumer-judged competition and will benefit Trees Atlanta and Legacy World Missions. As for the beers, there will be around 50 casks total, including rare beer offerings from national players like Oskar Blues, Green Flash, and Stone, as well as local gems like Three Taverns, Wrecking Bar, and Burnt Hickory. HOToberfest offers various ticket levels, and even includes a free option wherein attendees can simply hang with friends while enjoying myriad food trucks or by-the-cup brews at $5 apiece.