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Oktoberfest Zinzinnati

September 21, 2014 @ 11:00 am - 10:00 pm

Oktoberfest Zinzinnati, presented by Samuel Adams, is America’s largest Oktoberfest, happening September 19-21, 2014 in downtown Zinzinnati with German food, live music, dancing and more.

Oktoberfest Zinzinnati, the largest Oktoberfest celebration in the country, is held along Fifth Street in downtown Cincinnati, Ohio and showcases the rich German heritage of Southwest Ohio, as well as tasty samples of German-style music, food and beer. First held in 1976, the event has grown to be America’s largest Oktoberfest with more than 500,000 people attending each year. More Oktoberfest history.

The event kicks off Friday, September 19th at noon with the Running of the Wieners, and opens fully with the Gemuetlichkeit [Guh-MUT-le-kite] or Goodwill Games at 5:00 p.m.

Festival Hours:
Friday, Sept. 19, 2014
5 p.m.-midnight
Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014
11 a.m.-midnight
Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014
11 a.m.-10 p.m.

Where:
On six blocks of Fifth Street, from Vine Street to Sentinel in Downtown Cincinnati.
Directions and street closures.

Cost:
Free!

Parking:
Convenient parking can be found in the Fountain Square Garage and many other downtown garages. Parking info.

Features:
Friday Opening
Friday, Sept. 19, 2014
5 p.m.-midnight

VIP Hospitality Experience – Learn More! 

8th Annual Running of the Wieners
Friday, Sept. 19, 2014
Noon-1 p.m.
Fountain Square

Gemuetlichkeit Games
Friday, Sept. 19, 2014
5 p.m.
Fountain Square

Opening Ceremony and Keg Tapping
Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014
11:30 a.m.
Fountain Square

The World’s Largest Chicken Dance 
Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014
Fountain Square

Samuel Adams Stein Hoisting Championship
Time TBD
Fountain Square

5th Annual  World Brat Eating Championship

Time & location TBD

Glockenspiel
Every hour on the hour,
at Fifth & Broadway

Details

Date:
September 21, 2014
Time:
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Venue

Fountain Square
5th & Vine Streets
Cincinnati , OH 45202 United States
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