It’s Oktoberfest time in Cincinnati! Pull out the lederhosen and grab your favorite stein because Cincinnati knows how to throw a great Oktoberfest celebration!
Here are all of the Cincinnati Oktoberfests we could find for 2023. Prost!
August 25-27, 2023: Germania’s Oktoberfest
Address: Germania Society, 3529 Kemper Rd. Cincinnati, OH
Celebrate 51 years of Germania’s Oktoberfest in 2023! Cincinnati’s “original and most authentic” Oktoberfest features plenty of German bier and German food, live German music, dancing, amusements, vendors, food and fun!
Alternate satellite parking locations (with shuttles) are available.
Hours are Friday 6-11pm, Saturday 2-11pm, Sunday noon -7pm
September 1-3: Liberty Home German Club Oktoberfest
Address: 2361 Hamilton Cleves Rd, Hamilton, OH 45013
Celebrate their 57th Anniversary of Oktoberfest! The weekend includes rides, games, live entertainment, great food, and more. Don’t miss the Car Show on Sunday, 1-4pm.
Hours: Friday 6-11pm, Saturday 1-11pm, Sunday 1-8pm
Admission charged (free for kids under 14 and military with ID)
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September 8-10: Covington Oktoberfest
Address: Mainstrasse Village’s Goebel Park, 501 Philadelphia St., Covington, Ky 41011
Oktoberfest returns to Covington for 2023! The festival raises a stein to German culture with live music from local artists, local food, Beer, and art. Sponsored by Braxton Brewing, beer, music, and food will be flowing from the streets of Covington during this celebration of German tradition.
Hours: Friday 5-11pm, Saturday 11am-11pm, Sunday 11am-8pm
September 14-17, 2023: Oktoberfest Zinzinnati – It’s back! This year’s celebration will be back on 5th Street, downtown. Among LOTS of other things, enjoy fun events like the Running of the Wieners, the Gemütlichkeit Games, the World’s Largest Chicken Dance, and the Sam Adams Stein Hoist Competition.
Address: 5th Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202
Oktoberfest Zinzinnati Days & Hours for 2023:
Thursday, Sept. 14: 4-10pm
Friday, Sept. 15: 11am-11pm
Saturday, Sept. 16: 11am-11pm
Sunday, Sept. 17: 11am – 7pm
September 22-23, 2023: Loveland Oktoberfest
Oktoberfest is coming to Historic Loveland on September 22 and 23. You don’t want to miss this festive celebration. Events may include:
-Stein Hoist Competition
-Weiner Dog Races
-Nisbet Park Biergarten featuring Warsteiner (tips to benefit Cancer Free Kids!)
-Lederhosen Competition (Best Dressed!)
-German food and flair
Looking for more Loveland fun? Check out our list – 15 of the Top Things to See and Do in Loveland, Ohio
Sept. 22-24, 2023: Newport Oktoberfest at Newport’s Festival Park
Address: Riverboat Row, Newport, KY 41071
Newport Oktoberfest brings the spirit of Germany to the heart of our region, showcasing the very best in German culture, music, food, and traditions. Indulge in a feast of traditional German cuisine, with a mouthwatering array of sausages, pretzels, sauerkraut, and more. Take part in (or watch) the traditional German games and activities that will keep the excitement going, from stein-holding competitions to bratwurst tossing.
Hours are: Friday 5-11pm, Saturday 12-11pm, and Sunday 12-11pm.
Sept. 23, 2023: Sonder & Friends Oktoberfest
Address: Sonder Brewing, 8584 Duke Blvd., Mason, Ohio
Sonder Brewing (plus 15 local breweries) will be serving German beers, festive food, games, and live music all day! There’s a 5K as well.
Sept. 29 – October 1, 2023: Cincinnati Donauschwaben’s Oktoberfest
Address: 4290 Dry Ridge Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45252
The 3-day festival is the only Oktoberfest in Greater Cincinnati that is held in October and will offer over 25 imported and domestic beers on draft (including favorites such as Hofbräuhaus, Warsteiner and Paulaner, and the new Donauschwaben house brew “Schwaben Lager”), pit-roasted Bavarian pig and chicken, homemade German sausage, stuffed cabbage, goulash with Spätzle (noodles), homemade tortes and pastries, funnel cakes, goetta, and so much more.
October 13-14, 2023 : Lebanon Oktoberfest
Address: Miller Park, Lebanon, OH 45036
The event will feature live German-style music, food vendors, a kids zone, and most importantly…German and local craft beers!