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EVENTS FOR Saturday October 7, 2017
Saturday October 7, 2017
Frieda’s German Heritage Walking Tour - Meet at Ticket Plaza
9:00am - 10:00am
Meet the Fall Fairy in the Fall Fairy Haus
9:00am - 1:30pm
Interactive Caricature Artist
9:00am - 2:00pm
Ik the Troll King Storytelling on Cliff Terrace Porch
9:00am - 6:00pm
Meet Rocky the Elf - Rock City’s Adorable Mascot in the Pavilion
9:30am - 10:00am
German Dancing Performances in the Pavilion
10:00am - 10:30am
Pumpkin Painting and Geode Dig (additional charges apply)
10:00am - 5:00pm
Meet Rocky the Elf - Rock City’s Adorable Mascot in the Pavilion
10:15am - 10:45am
Meet Rocky the Elf - Rock City’s Adorable Mascot in the Pavilion
11:00am - 11:30am
Birds of Prey Raptor Show in the Critter Classroom
11:00am - 11:30am
The Wurstbrats perform in the Rock City Pavilion
11:00am - 11:45am
Meet Rocky the Elf - Rock City’s Adorable Mascot in the Pavilion
11:45am - 12:15pm
Polka Dance Lessons in the Pavilion
12:00pm - 12:30pm
Frieda’s German Heritage Walking Tour - Meet at Ticket Plaza
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Meet Rocky the Elf - Rock City’s Adorable Mascot in the Pavilion
12:30pm - 1:00pm
The Wurstbrats perform in the Rock City Pavilion
12:30pm - 1:15pm
Birds of Prey Raptor Show in the Critter Classroom
1:00pm - 1:30pm
Mime Artist
1:00pm - 6:00pm
Meet Rocky the Elf - Rock City’s Adorable Mascot in the Pavilion
1:15pm - 1:45pm
German Dancing Performances in the Pavilion
1:30pm - 2:00pm
Polka Dance Lessons in the Pavilion
2:00pm - 2:30pm
Meet the Fall Fairy in the Fall Fairy Haus
2:00pm - 6:00pm
Meet Rocky the Elf - Rock City’s Adorable Mascot in the Pavilion
2:30pm - 3:00pm
The Wurstbrats perform in the Rock City Pavilion
2:30pm - 3:15pm
Birds of Prey Raptor Show in the Critter Classroom
3:00pm - 3:30pm
Frieda’s German Heritage Walking Tour - Meet at Ticket Plaza
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Meet Rocky the Elf - Rock City’s Adorable Mascot in the Pavilion
3:15pm - 3:45pm
German Dancing Performances in the Pavilion
3:30pm - 4:00pm
Meet Rocky the Elf - Rock City’s Adorable Mascot in the Pavilion
4:00pm - 4:30pm
Polka Dance Lessons in the Pavilion
4:00pm - 4:30pm
Birds of Prey Raptor Show in the Critter Classroom
4:30pm - 5:00pm
The Wurstbrats perform in the Rock City Pavilion
4:30pm - 5:15pm
Meet Rocky the Elf - Rock City’s Adorable Mascot in the Pavilion
4:45pm - 5:15pm
German Dancing Performances in the Pavilion
5:00pm - 5:30pm
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EVENTS FOR Sunday October 8, 2017
Sunday October 8, 2017
Frieda’s German Heritage Walking Tour - Meet at Ticket Plaza
9:00am - 10:00am
Meet the Fall Fairy in the Fall Fairy Haus
9:00am - 1:30pm
Interactive Caricature Artist
9:00am - 2:00pm
Meet Rocky the Elf - Rock City’s Adorable Mascot in the Pavilion
9:30am - 10:00am
German Dancing Performances in the Pavilion
10:00am - 10:30am
Pumpkin Painting and Geode Dig (additional charges apply)
10:00am - 5:00pm
Meet Rocky the Elf - Rock City’s Adorable Mascot in the Pavilion
10:15am - 10:45am
Meet Rocky the Elf - Rock City’s Adorable Mascot in the Pavilion
11:00am - 11:30am
Birds of Prey Raptor Show in the Critter Classroom
11:00am - 11:30am
The Wurstbrats perform in the Rock City Pavilion
11:00am - 11:45am
Meet Rocky the Elf - Rock City’s Adorable Mascot in the Pavilion
11:45am - 12:15pm
Polka Dance Lessons in the Pavilion
12:00pm - 12:30pm
Frieda’s German Heritage Walking Tour - Meet at Ticket Plaza
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Meet Rocky the Elf - Rock City’s Adorable Mascot in the Pavilion
12:30pm - 1:00pm
The Wurstbrats perform in the Rock City Pavilion
12:30pm - 1:15pm
Birds of Prey Raptor Show in the Critter Classroom
1:00pm - 1:30pm
Mime Artist
1:00pm - 6:00pm
Meet Rocky the Elf - Rock City’s Adorable Mascot in the Pavilion
1:15pm - 1:45pm
German Dancing Performances in the Pavilion
1:30pm - 2:00pm
Polka Dance Lessons in the Pavilion
2:00pm - 2:30pm
Meet the Fall Fairy in the Fall Fairy Haus
2:00pm - 6:00pm
Meet Rocky the Elf - Rock City’s Adorable Mascot in the Pavilion
2:30pm - 3:00pm
The Wurstbrats perform in the Rock City Pavilion
2:30pm - 3:15pm
Birds of Prey Raptor Show in the Critter Classroom
3:00pm - 3:30pm
Frieda’s German Heritage Walking Tour - Meet at Ticket Plaza
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Meet Rocky the Elf - Rock City’s Adorable Mascot in the Pavilion
3:15pm - 3:45pm
German Dancing Performances in the Pavilion
3:30pm - 4:00pm
Polka Dance Lessons in the Pavilion
4:00pm - 4:30pm
Birds of Prey Raptor Show in the Critter Classroom
4:30pm - 5:00pm
The Wurstbrats perform in the Rock City Pavilion
4:30pm - 5:15pm
Meet Rocky the Elf - Rock City’s Adorable Mascot in the Pavilion
4:45pm - 5:15pm
German Dancing Performances in the Pavilion
5:00pm - 5:30pm
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EVENTS FOR Saturday October 14, 2017
Saturday October 14, 2017
Frieda’s German Heritage Walking Tour - Meet at Ticket Plaza
9:00am - 10:00am
Meet the Fall Fairy in the Fall Fairy Haus
9:00am - 1:30pm
Interactive Caricature Artist
9:00am - 2:00pm
Ik the Troll King Storytelling on Cliff Terrace Porch
9:00am - 6:00pm
Meet Rocky the Elf - Rock City’s Adorable Mascot in the Pavilion
9:30am - 10:00am
German Dancing Performances in the Pavilion
10:00am - 10:30am
Pumpkin Painting and Geode Dig (additional charges apply)
10:00am - 5:00pm
Meet Rocky the Elf - Rock City’s Adorable Mascot in the Pavilion
10:15am - 10:45am
Meet Rocky the Elf - Rock City’s Adorable Mascot in the Pavilion
11:00am - 11:30am
Birds of Prey Raptor Show in the Critter Classroom
11:00am - 11:30am
The Musik Meisters perform in the Rock City Pavilion
11:00am - 11:45am
Meet Rocky the Elf - Rock City’s Adorable Mascot in the Pavilion
11:45am - 12:15pm
Polka Dance Lessons in the Pavilion
12:00pm - 12:30pm
Frieda’s German Heritage Walking Tour - Meet at Ticket Plaza
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Meet Rocky the Elf - Rock City’s Adorable Mascot in the Pavilion
12:30pm - 1:00pm
The Musik Meisters perform in the Rock City Pavilion
12:30pm - 1:15pm
Birds of Prey Raptor Show in the Critter Classroom
1:00pm - 1:30pm
Mime Artist
1:00pm - 6:00pm
Meet Rocky the Elf - Rock City’s Adorable Mascot in the Pavilion
1:15pm - 1:45pm
German Dancing Performances in the Pavilion
1:30pm - 2:00pm
Polka Dance Lessons in the Pavilion
2:00pm - 2:30pm
Meet the Fall Fairy in the Fall Fairy Haus
2:00pm - 6:00pm
Meet Rocky the Elf - Rock City’s Adorable Mascot in the Pavilion
2:30pm - 3:00pm
The Musik Meisters perform in the Rock City Pavilion
2:30pm - 3:15pm
Birds of Prey Raptor Show in the Critter Classroom
3:00pm - 3:30pm
Frieda’s German Heritage Walking Tour - Meet at Ticket Plaza
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Meet Rocky the Elf - Rock City’s Adorable Mascot in the Pavilion
3:15pm - 3:45pm
German Dancing Performances in the Pavilion
3:30pm - 4:00pm
Polka Dance Lessons in the Pavilion
4:00pm - 4:30pm
Birds of Prey Raptor Show in the Critter Classroom
4:30pm - 5:00pm
The Musik Meisters perform in the Rock City Pavilion
4:30pm - 5:15pm
Meet Rocky the Elf - Rock City’s Adorable Mascot in the Pavilion
4:45pm - 5:15pm
German Dancing Performances in the Pavilion
5:00pm - 5:30pm
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EVENTS FOR Sunday October 15, 2017
Sunday October 15, 2017
Frieda’s German Heritage Walking Tour - Meet at Ticket Plaza
9:00am - 10:00am
Meet the Fall Fairy in the Fall Fairy Haus
9:00am - 1:30pm
Interactive Caricature Artist
9:00am - 2:00pm
Meet Rocky the Elf - Rock City’s Adorable Mascot in the Pavilion
9:30am - 10:00am
German Dancing Performances in the Pavilion
10:00am - 10:30am
Pumpkin Painting and Geode Dig (additional charges apply)
10:00am - 5:00pm
Meet Rocky the Elf - Rock City’s Adorable Mascot in the Pavilion
10:15am - 10:45am
Meet Rocky the Elf - Rock City’s Adorable Mascot in the Pavilion
11:00am - 11:30am
Birds of Prey Raptor Show in the Critter Classroom
11:00am - 11:30am
The Musik Meisters perform in the Rock City Pavilion
11:00am - 11:45am
Meet Rocky the Elf - Rock City’s Adorable Mascot in the Pavilion
11:45am - 12:15pm
Polka Dance Lessons in the Pavilion
12:00pm - 12:30pm
Frieda’s German Heritage Walking Tour - Meet at Ticket Plaza
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Meet Rocky the Elf - Rock City’s Adorable Mascot in the Pavilion
12:30pm - 1:00pm
The Musik Meisters perform in the Rock City Pavilion
12:30pm - 1:15pm
Birds of Prey Raptor Show in the Critter Classroom
1:00pm - 1:30pm
Mime Artist
1:00pm - 6:00pm
Meet Rocky the Elf - Rock City’s Adorable Mascot in the Pavilion
1:15pm - 1:45pm
German Dancing Performances in the Pavilion
1:30pm - 2:00pm
Polka Dance Lessons in the Pavilion
2:00pm - 2:30pm
Meet the Fall Fairy in the Fall Fairy Haus
2:00pm - 6:00pm
Meet Rocky the Elf - Rock City’s Adorable Mascot in the Pavilion
2:30pm - 3:00pm
The Musik Meisters perform in the Rock City Pavilion
2:30pm - 3:15pm
Birds of Prey Raptor Show in the Critter Classroom
3:00pm - 3:30pm
Frieda’s German Heritage Walking Tour - Meet at Ticket Plaza
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Meet Rocky the Elf - Rock City’s Adorable Mascot in the Pavilion
3:15pm - 3:45pm
German Dancing Performances in the Pavilion
3:30pm - 4:00pm
Polka Dance Lessons in the Pavilion
4:00pm - 4:30pm
Birds of Prey Raptor Show in the Critter Classroom
4:30pm - 5:00pm
The Musik Meisters perform in the Rock City Pavilion
4:30pm - 5:15pm
Meet Rocky the Elf - Rock City’s Adorable Mascot in the Pavilion
4:45pm - 5:15pm
German Dancing Performances in the Pavilion
5:00pm - 5:30pm
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EVENTS FOR Saturday October 21, 2017
Saturday October 21, 2017
Frieda’s German Heritage Walking Tour - Meet at Ticket Plaza
9:00am - 10:00am
Meet the Fall Fairy in the Fall Fairy Haus
9:00am - 1:30pm
Interactive Caricature Artist
9:00am - 2:00pm
Ik the Troll King Storytelling on Cliff Terrace Porch
9:00am - 6:00pm
Meet Rocky the Elf - Rock City’s Adorable Mascot in the Pavilion
9:30am - 10:00am
German Dancing Performances in the Pavilion
10:00am - 10:30am
Pumpkin Painting and Geode Dig (additional charges apply)
10:00am - 5:00pm
Meet Rocky the Elf - Rock City’s Adorable Mascot in the Pavilion
10:15am - 10:45am
Meet Rocky the Elf - Rock City’s Adorable Mascot in the Pavilion
11:00am - 11:30am
Birds of Prey Raptor Show in the Critter Classroom
11:00am - 11:30am
The Musik Meisters perform in the Rock City Pavilion
11:00am - 11:45am
Meet Rocky the Elf - Rock City’s Adorable Mascot in the Pavilion
11:45am - 12:15pm
Polka Dance Lessons in the Pavilion
12:00pm - 12:30pm
Frieda’s German Heritage Walking Tour - Meet at Ticket Plaza
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Meet Rocky the Elf - Rock City’s Adorable Mascot in the Pavilion
12:30pm - 1:00pm
The Musik Meisters perform in the Rock City Pavilion
12:30pm - 1:15pm
Birds of Prey Raptor Show in the Critter Classroom
1:00pm - 1:30pm
Mime Artist
1:00pm - 6:00pm
Meet Rocky the Elf - Rock City’s Adorable Mascot in the Pavilion
1:15pm - 1:45pm
German Dancing Performances in the Pavilion
1:30pm - 2:00pm
Polka Dance Lessons in the Pavilion
2:00pm - 2:30pm
Meet the Fall Fairy in the Fall Fairy Haus
2:00pm - 6:00pm
Meet Rocky the Elf - Rock City’s Adorable Mascot in the Pavilion
2:30pm - 3:00pm
The Musik Meisters perform in the Rock City Pavilion
2:30pm - 3:15pm
Birds of Prey Raptor Show in the Critter Classroom
3:00pm - 3:30pm
Frieda’s German Heritage Walking Tour - Meet at Ticket Plaza
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Meet Rocky the Elf - Rock City’s Adorable Mascot in the Pavilion
3:15pm - 3:45pm
German Dancing Performances in the Pavilion
3:30pm - 4:00pm
Polka Dance Lessons in the Pavilion
4:00pm - 4:30pm
Birds of Prey Raptor Show in the Critter Classroom
4:30pm - 5:00pm
The Musik Meisters perform in the Rock City Pavilion
4:30pm - 5:15pm
Meet Rocky the Elf - Rock City’s Adorable Mascot in the Pavilion
4:45pm - 5:15pm
German Dancing Performances in the Pavilion
5:00pm - 5:30pm
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EVENTS FOR Sunday October 22, 2017
Sunday October 22, 2017
Frieda’s German Heritage Walking Tour - Meet at Ticket Plaza
9:00am - 10:00am
Meet the Fall Fairy in the Fall Fairy Haus
9:00am - 1:30pm
Interactive Caricature Artist
9:00am - 2:00pm
Meet Rocky the Elf - Rock City’s Adorable Mascot in the Pavilion
9:30am - 10:00am
German Dancing Performances in the Pavilion
10:00am - 10:30am
Pumpkin Painting and Geode Dig (additional charges apply)
10:00am - 5:00pm
Meet Rocky the Elf - Rock City’s Adorable Mascot in the Pavilion
10:15am - 10:45am
Meet Rocky the Elf - Rock City’s Adorable Mascot in the Pavilion
11:00am - 11:30am
Birds of Prey Raptor Show in the Critter Classroom
11:00am - 11:30am
The Musik Meisters perform in the Rock City Pavilion
11:00am - 11:45am
Meet Rocky the Elf - Rock City’s Adorable Mascot in the Pavilion
11:45am - 12:15pm
Polka Dance Lessons in the Pavilion
12:00pm - 12:30pm
Frieda’s German Heritage Walking Tour - Meet at Ticket Plaza
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Meet Rocky the Elf - Rock City’s Adorable Mascot in the Pavilion
12:30pm - 1:00pm
The Musik Meisters perform in the Rock City Pavilion
12:30pm - 1:15pm
Birds of Prey Raptor Show in the Critter Classroom
1:00pm - 1:30pm
Mime Artist
1:00pm - 6:00pm
Meet Rocky the Elf - Rock City’s Adorable Mascot in the Pavilion
1:15pm - 1:45pm
German Dancing Performances in the Pavilion
1:30pm - 2:00pm
Polka Dance Lessons in the Pavilion
2:00pm - 2:30pm
Meet the Fall Fairy in the Fall Fairy Haus
2:00pm - 6:00pm
Meet Rocky the Elf - Rock City’s Adorable Mascot in the Pavilion
2:30pm - 3:00pm
The Musik Meisters perform in the Rock City Pavilion
2:30pm - 3:15pm
Birds of Prey Raptor Show in the Critter Classroom
3:00pm - 3:30pm
Frieda’s German Heritage Walking Tour - Meet at Ticket Plaza
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Meet Rocky the Elf - Rock City’s Adorable Mascot in the Pavilion
3:15pm - 3:45pm
German Dancing Performances in the Pavilion
3:30pm - 4:00pm
Polka Dance Lessons in the Pavilion
4:00pm - 4:30pm
Birds of Prey Raptor Show in the Critter Classroom
4:30pm - 5:00pm
The Musik Meisters perform in the Rock City Pavilion
4:30pm - 5:15pm
Meet Rocky the Elf - Rock City’s Adorable Mascot in the Pavilion
4:45pm - 5:15pm
German Dancing Performances in the Pavilion
5:00pm - 5:30pm
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EVENTS FOR Saturday October 28, 2017
Saturday October 28, 2017
Frieda’s German Heritage Walking Tour - Meet at Ticket Plaza
9:00am - 10:00am
Meet the Fall Fairy in the Fall Fairy Haus
9:00am - 1:30pm
Interactive Caricature Artist
9:00am - 2:00pm
Ik the Troll King Storytelling on Cliff Terrace Porch
9:00am - 6:00pm
Meet Rocky the Elf - Rock City’s Adorable Mascot in the Pavilion
9:30am - 10:00am
German Dancing Performances in the Pavilion
10:00am - 10:30am
Pumpkin Painting and Geode Dig (additional charges apply)
10:00am - 5:00pm
Meet Rocky the Elf - Rock City’s Adorable Mascot in the Pavilion
10:15am - 10:45am
Meet Rocky the Elf - Rock City’s Adorable Mascot in the Pavilion
11:00am - 11:30am
Birds of Prey Raptor Show in the Critter Classroom
11:00am - 11:30am
The Wurstbrats perform in the Rock City Pavilion
11:00am - 11:45am
Meet Rocky the Elf - Rock City’s Adorable Mascot in the Pavilion
11:45am - 12:15pm
Polka Dance Lessons in the Pavilion
12:00pm - 12:30pm
Frieda’s German Heritage Walking Tour - Meet at Ticket Plaza
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Meet Rocky the Elf - Rock City’s Adorable Mascot in the Pavilion
12:30pm - 1:00pm
The Wurstbrats perform in the Rock City Pavilion
12:30pm - 1:15pm
Birds of Prey Raptor Show in the Critter Classroom
1:00pm - 1:30pm
Mime Artist
1:00pm - 6:00pm
Meet Rocky the Elf - Rock City’s Adorable Mascot in the Pavilion
1:15pm - 1:45pm
German Dancing Performances in the Pavilion
1:30pm - 2:00pm
Polka Dance Lessons in the Pavilion
2:00pm - 2:30pm
Meet the Fall Fairy in the Fall Fairy Haus
2:00pm - 6:00pm
Meet Rocky the Elf - Rock City’s Adorable Mascot in the Pavilion
2:30pm - 3:00pm
The Wurstbrats perform in the Rock City Pavilion
2:30pm - 3:15pm
Birds of Prey Raptor Show in the Critter Classroom
3:00pm - 3:30pm
Frieda’s German Heritage Walking Tour - Meet at Ticket Plaza
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Meet Rocky the Elf - Rock City’s Adorable Mascot in the Pavilion
3:15pm - 3:45pm
German Dancing Performances in the Pavilion
3:30pm - 4:00pm
Polka Dance Lessons in the Pavilion
4:00pm - 4:30pm
Birds of Prey Raptor Show in the Critter Classroom
4:30pm - 5:00pm
The Wurstbrats perform in the Rock City Pavilion
4:30pm - 5:15pm
Meet Rocky the Elf - Rock City’s Adorable Mascot in the Pavilion
4:45pm - 5:15pm
German Dancing Performances in the Pavilion
5:00pm - 5:30pm
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EVENTS FOR Sunday October 29, 2017
Sunday October 29, 2017
Frieda’s German Heritage Walking Tour - Meet at Ticket Plaza
9:00am - 10:00am
Meet the Fall Fairy in the Fall Fairy Haus
9:00am - 1:30pm
Interactive Caricature Artist
9:00am - 2:00pm
Meet Rocky the Elf - Rock City’s Adorable Mascot in the Pavilion
9:30am - 10:00am
German Dancing Performances in the Pavilion
10:00am - 10:30am
Pumpkin Painting and Geode Dig (additional charges apply)
10:00am - 5:00pm
Meet Rocky the Elf - Rock City’s Adorable Mascot in the Pavilion
10:15am - 10:45am
Meet Rocky the Elf - Rock City’s Adorable Mascot in the Pavilion
11:00am - 11:30am
Birds of Prey Raptor Show in the Critter Classroom
11:00am - 11:30am
The Wurstbrats perform in the Rock City Pavilion
11:00am - 11:45am
Meet Rocky the Elf - Rock City’s Adorable Mascot in the Pavilion
11:45am - 12:15pm
Polka Dance Lessons in the Pavilion
12:00pm - 12:30pm
Frieda’s German Heritage Walking Tour - Meet at Ticket Plaza
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Meet Rocky the Elf - Rock City’s Adorable Mascot in the Pavilion
12:30pm - 1:00pm
The Wurstbrats perform in the Rock City Pavilion
12:30pm - 1:15pm
Birds of Prey Raptor Show in the Critter Classroom
1:00pm - 1:30pm
Mime Artist
1:00pm - 6:00pm
Meet Rocky the Elf - Rock City’s Adorable Mascot in the Pavilion
1:15pm - 1:45pm
German Dancing Performances in the Pavilion
1:30pm - 2:00pm
Polka Dance Lessons in the Pavilion
2:00pm - 2:30pm
Meet the Fall Fairy in the Fall Fairy Haus
2:00pm - 6:00pm
Meet Rocky the Elf - Rock City’s Adorable Mascot in the Pavilion
2:30pm - 3:00pm
The Wurstbrats perform in the Rock City Pavilion
2:30pm - 3:15pm
Birds of Prey Raptor Show in the Critter Classroom
3:00pm - 3:30pm
Frieda’s German Heritage Walking Tour - Meet at Ticket Plaza
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Meet Rocky the Elf - Rock City’s Adorable Mascot in the Pavilion
3:15pm - 3:45pm
German Dancing Performances in the Pavilion
3:30pm - 4:00pm
Polka Dance Lessons in the Pavilion
4:00pm - 4:30pm
Birds of Prey Raptor Show in the Critter Classroom
4:30pm - 5:00pm
The Wurstbrats perform in the Rock City Pavilion
4:30pm - 5:15pm
Meet Rocky the Elf - Rock City’s Adorable Mascot in the Pavilion
4:45pm - 5:15pm
German Dancing Performances in the Pavilion
5:00pm - 5:30pm
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About Rocktoberfest

  • Rocktoberfest at Rock City Gardens
  • Rocky at Rocktoberfest
  • German Band at Rock City
  • Couple at Rock City German Festival
  • German Dancers at Rocktoberfest
  • Fall Decorations at Rock City

Celebrate Fall at Rock City's German Festival

Get in touch with Rock City’s German Heritage during the 12th annual Rocktoberfest. Rock City Square will be transformed for a celebration of harvests and fall foliage. This premiere fall celebration includes live German music, polka lessons, German food, specialty beer, costumed characters and fun for the whole family. Join the fun at Rock City as we celebrate our German heritage and honor our founder, Frieda Utermoehlen Carter. 

 

Hours and Pricing

Saturdays and Sundays in October

8:30am – 5:00pm
October 7, 8, 14, 15, 21, 22, 28, & 29, 2017


  Adult Child (ages 3-12)
Rocktoberfest Premiere Event Pricing $22.95 $12.95
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Rocktoberfest Activities

Rocktoberfest Activities

All performance times can be found in the calendar above. 

Live German Music in the Rock City Pavilion

It's time to Oompah! Break out your lederhosen or dirndl and get ready for polka! An Oktoberfest celebration wouldn't be complete without the old world sounds of an authentic German Oompah Band! Rocktoberfest is proud to feature the music of The Wurstbrats and The Musik Meisters.

Birds of Prey Raptor Shows in the Critter Classroom

Your hear will soar as Wings to Soar shares their lovable rescue birds of prey during this interactive, uplifting, educational encounter.  

German Dancing Performances in the Rock City Pavilion

The Rock City Talent Dancers explore the world of German and Bavarian Folk Dance. Enjoy performances to classic Bavarian tunes, including a featured song from the popular classic, The Sound of Music. 

Frieda's German Heritage Tour - a historical, guided walking tour

Set out on a guided tour of Rock City Gardens and learn about the enchanting history of the gardens and our founder, Frieda Utermoehlen Carter's German heritage and her love of German folklore and fairytales. Tours meet on the main Ticket Plaza, beside the ticket desk. 

Polka Dance Lessons in the Rock City Pavilion

Learn the basic steps of the Polka during our free lessons! 

Ik the Troll King storytelling on Cliff Terrace Porch

Storytelling featuring Ik the Troll King. Bryan Thompson has been performing at Ik on the RenFaire Circuit for over 15 years, in addition to improvisational performing at Netherworld and private venues. 

Kid's Activities throughout the park including:
  • Meet Rocky the Elf - Rock City's Adorable Mascot in the Rock City Pavilion
  • Stop and Meet Hay-ley and Hay-den, our loveable wayfinding scarecrows. These silly siblings will be passing out Kid's Adventure Passports and helping guests find their way. 
  • The Fall Fairy has arrived at Rock City Gardens, bringing the enchantment of autumn along with her. Stop by The Fall Fairy Haus next to Fairyland Caverns to capture a magical photo.  
  • Interactive Caricature and Mime artists will be near the Pavilion and throughout the park during the event. 
  • Pumpkin Painting ($2.00) and Geode Dig! ($10) located near Prospector's Point from 10am - 5pm daily. 

Specialty Food Offerings

  • Specialty Fall Fudge - It wouldn't be autumn without pumpkin spice! Savor a slice of our homemade pumpkin spice fudge! 
  • Café 7 - full service dining terraces at Lover's Leap will feature Oktoberfest beer on draft, apple cider mimosas and wienerschnitzel. Saturday and Sunday, 11am-4pm
  • Beer Cheese Soup, Grilled Bratwurst, German Sauerkraut with specialty Big River Beer on tap in the Pavilion. Saturday, 11am-5pm; Sunday, 12pm-5pm
  • Rueben Sandwiches and German Chocolate Cake available in the Big Rock Grill. Saturday and Sunday, 11am-6pm. 
  • Enjoy a sweet vintage German Gewurztraminer grape from Georgia Winery, which offers a strong fragrant aroma and a smooth, spicy finish. Located on the Market Plaza. Saturday, 11am-6pm; Sunday, 12pm-6pm. 

Take Home a Souvenir

  • Collector Beer Steins - Let us help you get a head start on quenching your thirst with one of our limited edition Rocktoberfest beer steins - a "Free First Beer and Discounted Refills" coupon is included. 
  • Survivor Gear - Join us in supporting our community partners, Scenic City Survivors and the Mary Ellen Locher Foundation, with the purchase of limited edition items such as: the Survivor Design - See Rock City Survivor "Words of Encouragement" mugs, our pink Rock City birdhouses, birdhouse ornaments, lapel pins and mugs. 
  • Rocktoberfest Gear - Shirts, gnomes, novelty hats, Rocky dolls, and more! 

What's Bloomin'

What's Bloomin'

In October, look for pansies, shasta daisies, fall mums and holly osmanthus blooming in our gardens.

Don’t miss the breathtaking views from Lovers Leap during the height of fall’s color. 

Partners & Sponsors

Community Partner

Rock City is proud to once again partner with Scenic City Survivors and the Mary Ellen Locher Foundation for this year’s Rocktoberfest in conjunction with breast cancer awareness month.

Sponsored By

Big River Grille & Brewing Works