4 great Atlanta dining events in October

Refreshing beer and hot chili

October 3
Das Best OktoberFest
This traveling festival comes to Atlantic Station for a day of beer, schnapps, brats, and polka dancing.

Photograph by iStockphoto.com
Photograph by iStockphoto.com

October 10
Brookhaven Chili Cookoff
Keep away if you can’t handle the heat. The annual event features live music, arts and crafts events, and a chili and Brunswick stew competition.

October 17
Decatur Craft Beer Festival
Sample more than 100 American craft brews, along with bites from nearby restaurants. Tickets start at $40.

Photograph courtesy of RSVP ATL
Photograph courtesy of RSVP ATL

October 31
Halloween Night in the Highlands 5
Dark Horse Tavern, Diesel, and seven other haunts participate in a costumed pub crawl. Tickets (from $15) include discounted drinks, food specials, and costume contests.

This article originally appeared in our October 2015 issue.