The Nashville Oktoberfest has been a Nashville tradition since 1980. It is Nashville’s oldest festival and America’s 2nd largest Oktoberfest. This event is family friendly with music, vendors, food and other activities. Oktoberfest has something for EVERYONE! Delicious German foods from dozens of restaurants & vendors, world-class beer, tons of events, Arts & Crafts vendors, live German music, the Dachshund Derby, and the 2nd largest 5K Race & Run in Tennessee – plus so much more!