Loveland Magazine file photo from the 2022 Oktoberfest
Sep 22nd and 23rd
Loveland, Ohio – The Little Miami River Chamber Alliance is once again gearing up for their exciting frothy beer and delicious food-filled weekend. Historic Downtown and Nisbet Park will be decked with leather shorts with H-shaped suspenders, traditionally worn by men in Alpine regions such as Bavaria. Women will be getting their Dirndl dress on. (Read how to dress like a Munich local)
There will be keg and foot tapping all along the Loveland Bike Trail where you’ll find German food specially prepared for the weekend and music and dancing.
• Biergarten featuring Warsteiner (all drink tips benefit CancerFree Kids)
• Stein Hoist Competition
• Lederhosen Competition
• Keg Tapping
• German Food and Flair
Continuous shuttle loops from 5-10 PM each day from the Loveland Early Childhood Center and Shopper’s Haven Plaza. (See Maps Below)
Watch this LOVELAND MAGAZINE TV video chocked full of images of your family, friends, and neighbors enjoying themselves in Historic Downtown last year.
Friday, September 22
Event Begins, Biergarten opens, Food Trucks & Vendors, Lawn Games: 4 PM until 10 PM
Warsteiner Beer on tap as well as drafts and seltzers sold at Nisbet Park. Food options listed below. Lawn Games include a Stein Slide, Spin the Wheel, and Beer Puppeteer!
Kid’s Zone: 4 PM – 8 PM
Includes a large slide inflatable, inflatable axe throwing, and inflatable basketball.
Live Music: 4 PM – 6 PM
The Bergstrasse Boys on Stage: 6 PM – 10 PM
Stein Hoist “Masskrugstemmen”Competitions Prelims: 7:30 PM – 8 PM
The first round begins at local Restaurants and Bars list coming soon
Saturday, September 23
Event begins: Noon
Kids Zone: Noon – 5 PM
Come down with the whole family! Kiddos can get their faces painted and do crafts with our local Girl Scouts of Loveland! There will be large slide inflatable, inflatable axe throwing, and basketball. Kona ice will be on site at this time only.
Schnapps Band on stage 2 PM – 5 PM
Weiner Dog Race: 3 PM (Amphitheater)You won’t want to miss this! Come early to get good seats for the show.
Premier Dance and Tumbling Perform: 4 PM – 5 PM (Amphitheater in Nisbet Park)
Ceremonial Keg Procession and Keg Tapping: 5:00 PM
Stein Hoist Finals on Main Stage: 5:45 PM-6 PM
Winners from each business come stein to stein to claim Stein Hoist King!
Zinzinnati Bier Band: 6 PM – 10 PM
Event Ends 10 PM
Food in the Biergarten
All the Ingredients: Schmidt’s Bahama Mama Sausages, Fried Sauerkraut Balls
Best Thing Smokin Food Truck: Smoked Corned Beef Sliders or Rubens, Sauerkraut, Sausage & Potato Pancakes
Funnel Vision Food Truck: Funnel Cakes
Knights of Columbus: Goetta Burgers, Brats and Metts
Pretzelfuls Food Truck
Tano Bistro (Saturday ONLY): Schweinebraten & German potato salad
Kona Ice (Saturday ONLY): Shaved ice
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Continuous shuttle loop from the Loveland Early Childhood Center. (6740 Loveland-Miamiville Rd, Loveland, OH 45140)
Continuous shuttle loop from Shopper’s Haven Plaza.