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Weekend Plans: Oktoberfest, Texas Craft Brewers Festival, and More

Plus Banger’s smoke-out and Patika’s anniversary.

Texas Craft Brewers Festival in 2014
Texas Craft Brewers Festival in 2014
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Nadia Chaudhury is the editor of Eater Austin covering food and pop culture, as well as a photographer, writer, and frequent panel moderator and podcast guest.

Mid-September brings gallons of beer with the beginning of Oktoberfest, the state’s craft beer festival, frozen jelly beer, and a new beer launch. Add these nine events to your calendar this weekend.

SOUTH AUSTINTaste the new beer from South Austin Brewery, Evel Ale, named after daredevil Evil Knievel, tonight from 5:30 p.m. to midnight. All pints are $3. [EaterWire]

AUSTINEasy Tiger is starting Oktoberfest right with its Austin Beerworks partnership: a German-styled Märzen beer called Montecore. It'll be available for $5 on Saturday, September 19 from 12 to 6 p.m., along with other beers and bratwurst. Over at Brew & Brew, the coffee/beer shop will be pouring Karbachtoberfest with free steins starting at 1 p.m. [EaterWire]

EAST SIDEThe Texas Craft Brewers Festival is back at Fiesta Gardens on Saturday, September 19. While VIP tickets are sold out, general admission is still available for $30. It comes with eight sample tokens. See last year’s scene. [EaterWire]

RAINEY STREETBanger’s next smoke-out on Saturday, September 19 will feature a Yonder Way Farm hog at 2 p.m. Each plate is $15. [EaterWire]

EAST SIXTH — Find out what changes Qui made to its patio on Sunday, September 20 starting at 4 p.m. Plus, there will be free Korean barbecue and jelly beer made from contraption seen below from Revival Cycles. [EaterWire]

We can't wait to introduce our Jelly Beer machine this Sunday 4pm at our #EndlessSummer party on the qui patio with...

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SOUTH LAMAR — For its first anniversary, Patika is holding a picnic at the South Lamar brick and mortar with burger giveaways, cotton candy, free cappuccinos, and other drink specials from 5 to 8 p.m. on Sunday, September 20. [EaterWire]

BARTON SPRINGS — To celebrate Italian actress Sophia Loren’s birthday, Juliet is serving her favorite eggplant parmigiana, and a special cocktail, Sophia Collins, on Sunday, September 20. [EaterWire]

CORPUS CHRISTI — Jack Gilmore and Jack Allen’s Kitchen is holding a fishing tournament down in Corpus Christi to raise money for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society from Sunday, September 20 to Tuesday, September 22. Registration, which ranges from $600 for single fishers to $1,800 for three-person boats, includes hotel stay, breakfast, and happy hour. [EaterWire]

Fiesta Gardens

2101 Jesse E Segovia St, Austin, TX 78702 (512) 480-3036 Visit Website

Wright Bros. Brew and Brew

500 San Marcos Street, , TX 78702 (512) 655-3442 Visit Website

Banger's Sausage House & Beer Garden

79 Rainey Street, , TX 78701 (512) 386-1656 Visit Website

South Austin Brewery & Brewpub

415 E Saint Elmo Rd Ste 1D, Austin, TX 78745


2159 South Lamar Boulevard, , TX 78704 Visit Website

Qui [Closed]

1600 E 6th St, Austin, TX 78702 (512) 436-9626 Visit Website

Easy Tiger

3508 South Lamar Boulevard, , TX 78704 (512) 964-8229 Visit Website