Head into the city for America’s largest Oktoberfest, coming right up from September 19-21, 2014 in downtown Cincinnati with German food, live music, dancing and more! This world class celebration of all things German takes place along Fifth Street in downtown and showcases Southwest Ohio’s rich German heritage.
Come hungry and visit a wide variety of vendors offering German foods galore from bratwurst, sauerkraut balls & cream puffs to strudels, pickled pigs feet & everything in between! Throughout the weekend you can also experience German entertainment on seven stages throughout the event area.
The festival begins with the Running of the Wieners, and opens fully with the Gemuetlichkeit [Guh-MUT-le-kite] or Goodwill Games at 5pm on September 19, 2014. Those who love a big crowd will be in heaven since the festival is typically attended by more than half a million people!
- Friday, Sept. 19, 2014 from 5pm to midnight
- Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014 from 11am to midnight
- Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014 from 11am-10pm
Admission is FREE! Convenient parking can be found in the Fountain Square Garage and many other downtown garages. Click here to see the event website for more information.