When: September 20 - 22, 2013 from 11am to Midnight and 11am to 10pm respectively.
Location: (Map It) Cincinnati, Ohio
Phone: 513-579-3197 or 513-579-3124
humble beginnings in 1976 as a block party celebrating Cincinnati’s deep German
heritage, the event has grown to be recognized as North America’s largest
Oktoberfest, attracting 500,000 annually, and is second only to the original in
Munich as annually decreed by the Mayor of Munich.
Oktoberfest-Zinzinnati features approximately 80 booths serving up authentic German food, beer, wine, soft drinks and souvenirs. Food vendors will serve up tasty delicacies from the homeland at appetizing prices. Major stages and large tents feature live entertainment — from big bands to accordion players to German folk dancers performing throughout the weekend. For the kids, Oktoberfest-Zinzinnati offers amusement rides and interactive games.
Where else can you get 87,542 metts, 80,500 bratwurst, 64,000 sauerkraut balls, 56,250 sausages, 24,640 potato pancakes, 23,004 soft pretzels, 16,002 strudel, 3,600 lbs. Sauerkraut, 1,875 lbs. German potato salad, 702 lbs. Limburger cheese, 700 pigtails and 400 pickled pigs feet?
In 1994, the Crown Prince of Bavaria attended Oktoberfest-Zinzinnati and helped the event set a world record for the World’s Largest Chicken Dance, with 48,000 participating. Oktoberfest-Zinzinnati held the world record in the Guinness Book of Records, 1995-97 editions.
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