Northern Ohio Oktoberfest Events

It’s that time of year when Northern Ohio celebrates their German heritage.  So grab your family and friends and enjoy a wonderful fall tradition. OKTOBERFEST

August 24-26, 2012 (Medina County)
Heimatland Oktoberfest
German American Business Center
3511 Center Rd., Brunswick, OH
Admission only $5
FREE Parking
Kids 12 and under Free
For complete information website

August 31 thru September 3, 2012
(Cuyahoga County)
Cleveland Oktoberfest 

Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds
164 Eastland Road
Berea, Ohio 44017
For additional information: website

September 8-9, 2012 (Summit County)
33rd Annual Cuyahoga Falls Oktoberfest
Free Admission, Free Parking & FREE Entertainment
Riverfront Square
For complete information website.

September 22, 2012 (Lorain County)
Oktoberfest at Black River Landing
Time: 2-10 pm
Oompah and Polka Music throughout the evening
German food; Domestic and International selections of Beer.
For additional information website

September 29, 2012 (Mohican Country)
Come & enjoy an Old World style German atmosphere at the Grist Mill with great food, live bands & of course – beer! (Wine Too) Tastings available for all kinds of beer! Admission 10 – 20yrs $1; 21 & over $5. Planned activities to enjoy. Transportation will be provided to & from the event from participating area campgrounds & hotels for a minimal fee – Click here for more info. or call 419-668-2497 or 877-266-4422
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September 30, 2012 (Mahoning County)
36th Annual Boardman Oktoberfest
9AM – 5PM
Location: Boardman Township Park, Boardman, OH
For complete information website

October 5-7, 2012 (Auglaize County)
Oktoberfest – Minster, Ohio
The Oktoberfest, which draws over 80,000 people to the Village, emphasizes the community’s rich German heritage. The people of Minster feel that the Oktoberfest is not just an event; it’s a feeling, a spirit, a happy mood that conveys the warmth and friendliness of the community.
For complete information website

October 6, 2012 (Muskingham County)
10th Annual Dresden Oktoberfest
Beer Garden, Entertainment, local entertainers and more. Enjoy German foods, such as Bratwurst, Hot Dogs, Noodles, and Potato Salad, as well as many American delights including homemade ice cream, funnel cakes and lots of baked goods.
For complete information: website

October 13-14, 2012 (Put-in-Bay)
The festival is held under tent in DeRivera Park on the corner of Delaware and Hartford avenues downtown, Put-in-Bay. The festival is open 11:00am to 7:00pm Saturday and Noon to 5:00pm on Sunday.  Many island restaurants serve a large variety of German food, including brats, weinerschnitzel, sauerkraut, potato pancakes, spatzel, apple dumplings, German Chocolate cake, cabbage rolls and sauerkraut balls. The festival also includes a selection of island wines from Put in Bay’s Heineman Winery and German beers. The popular Maxx Band’s “Fingers and Sticks” will perform both days again this year and the Leiderkranz Dancers from Mansfield, OH are expected to perform on Sunday. Get a discount when you buy the 2-day pass. Put-in-Bay Chamber 419.285.2832. For Miller Ferry info click here.



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