Oktoberfest Zinzinnati, sponsored by Samuel Adams, is an annual festival held on 5th Street in downtown Cincinnati near the end of September. This festival proudly showcases German-style food, music and beer. First held in 1976, this event has become America’s largest Oktoberfest celebration with an average of 500,000 people attending each year.

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2019 Dates and Times

Friday, September 20th: 5 p.m. – 12 a.m.

Saturday, September 21st: 11 a.m. – 12 a.m

Sunday, September 22nd: 11 a.m. – 10 p.m.

For more details, click on the following link to visit the festival’s official website: http://www.oktoberfestzinzinnati.com/


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*This site is a remediation of a restaurant manual first produced Greg Beach, Josh Bruggeman, Eric Linhart and Alyssa Stoltz for educational purposes in a web authoring course at the University of Cincinnati.