If you are like me you will think this is funny. Why do they call it Oktoberfest and have it in September? I dunno... just me! I think it is funny!
Come enjoy the sites and sounds of the picturesque Mainstrasse while enjoying Covington's 31th Annual Oktoberfest. This great Cincinnati tradition, rated one of the "Top 20 Festivals for September 2009" by the Southeast Tourism Society, boasts an assortment of international cuisine, and ice cold beverages to wash it all down.
Four stages for live music and a variety of arts and crafts provide all the makings for a great way to unwind for the weekend.
MainStrasse Village’s Oktoberfest, named as one of Southeast Tourism Society’s “Top 20 Festivals for September 2009”, one of Top Events USA’s “Top Ten 2009 Events in Kentucky” and one of Kentucky Tourism Council’s “Top Ten 2009 Fall Festivals”, invites families and travelers from throughout the Midwest to join with local crowds in enjoying this festival. A great mix of German and international foods, music and arts and crafts attracts approximately 150,000 people to this popular festival in historic MainStrasse Village, Covington, Kentucky.
The festival extends over 6 city blocks, along the tree lined 6th Street Promenade, Philadelphia Street, Main Street and Goebel Park, creating the perfect backdrop for the variety of appealing foods, drinks and works by nearly 100 artisans and crafters from all over the country.
There will be traditional German food as always and of course, a variety of other festival favorites. And be sure to visit the Kinderplatz, full of adventures and rides for the kids.
And don’t forget the music! Quality live entertainment by top local performers will spread the festival mood throughout Oktoberfest. Great Pop, Classic Rock, Blues, Country and German will be featured at the Festival Stage, the Main Street Stage, the Goose Girl Stage and the Goebel Park Stage. Whatever your musical style, you’re sure to enjoy the variety that Oktoberfest offers
FRI., SEPT. 10, 5 p.m.-11:30 p.m.
SAT., SEPT. 11, noon –11:30 p.m.
SUN., SEPT. 12, noon – 9:00 p.m.
Directions: MainStrasse Village is conveniently located just across the river from Cincinnati, Ohio in Covington, Kentucky. Take I-75/71, take the Covington Fifth Street Exit (Exit 192 and follow the signs to the Village). If you need directions:
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See you there!