Where to Find a Local 2021 Oktoberfest

Oktoberfests 2021

Oktoberfest in July and August? Yes! A few local Oktoberfests start early in the summer, while most have dates from August through October. Put on your lederhosen and plan on enjoying German music, food and entertainment at one of them.


Here is our list of local Oktoberfests throughout Cincinnati and Dayton, Ohio; Southeastern Indiana and Northern Kentucky in order by date:

Versommerfest (aka Schwabenfest)
June 11–12, 2021
Donauschwaben Hall at 4290 Dry Ridge Road, Colerain Township, Cincinnati, Ohio
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Schutzenfest
July 16–18, 2021
Kolping Society at 10235 Mill Rd., Springfield Township (Cincinnati), Ohio
America’s oldest German Fest since 1866! 

Donauschwaben Oktoberfest 
August 8, 2021
4290 Dry Ridge Road in Colerain Township, Cincinnati, Ohio

Germanfest Picnic 
August 13–15, 2021
St. Anne’s Hill, Dayton, Ohio
Enjoy German food!

Maysville Oktoberfest
August 13–14, 2021
Downtown Maysville, Kentucky
Tradition music, folk dancing, German bier and cuisine. Enjoy the parade!

Liberty Home German Society Oktoberfest
September 3–5, 2021
2361 Hamilton-Cleves Hwy., Hamilton/Ross, Ohio
German food, beer, rides and more!

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Springboro Oktoberfest
September 10–11, 2021
Springboro United Church of Christ, 5 West Mill Street, Springboro, Ohio
Order your German meal to enjoy in your private Oktoberfest this year.

Batesville, Indiana Oktoberfest Street Festival
September 10–11, 2021
The Sherman at 35 S. Main St., Batesville, Indiana
Live music and a beer garden

Oktoberfest – Aurora
September 11, 2021
Second and Main Streets, Aurora, Indiana
Dancing on Main Oktoberfest style

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Osgood’s Bricktoberfest
September 11–12, 2021
Osgood, Indiana
Smoked BBQ, live entertainment, beer and wine garden (not a true Oktoberfest!)

New Vienna Oktoberfest
September 17–18, 2021
New Vienna, Ohio
German….everything! Beer, brats and polka

Sister Cities of Vandalia Oktoberfest
September 17–18, 2021
Vandalia Sports Complex on Stonequarry Road in Vandalia, Ohio
Live music and lots of German food

Oktoberfest Zinzinnati
September 17–19, 2021
In Za Haus – a do-it-yourself party! Order Oktoberfest packs and celebrate at home. There will also be polka pop-ups in various Cincinnati neighborhoods. Various restaurants will also be celebrating Oktoberfest Zinzinnati at their locations

Saint Timothy Parish Oktoberfest
September 17–19, 2021
10272 US 42 at Union, Kentucky
Rides, games, live music and food!

Oktoberfest – The Dayton Art Institute
September 24–26, 2021
Dayton Art Institute at 456 Belmonte Park North, Dayton, Ohio
456 Belmonte Park N., Dayton, Ohio

Newport Oktoberfest
September 24–26, 2021
Newport, Kentucky riverfront
It’s a German tradition with food, drink and more!
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Germantown Pretzel Festival
September 25 and 26, 2021
Historic Germantown, Ohio
Not an Oktoberfest – best still German!

St. Cecilia Oktoberfest Oakley
September 24–25, 2021
3105 Madison Road, Oakley, Cincinnati, Ohio
German music, food and dancing

St. Jude Oktoberfest Bridgetown
September 24–26, 2021
5924 Bridgetown Avenue, Cincinnati, Ohio
Music, games, rides and food

St. Agnes Parish’s Oktoberfest
October 1–3, 2021
1680 Dixie Highway, Fort Wright, Kentucky
Rides, food and live music

St. Leon Oktoberfest
October 1–2, 2021
St. Joseph American Legion Post 464, 28866 Post 464 Road, Brookville (St. Leon), Indiana
German food, beer games and a pie auction! Pork chop dinner on Saturday evening.

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Dayton Liederkranz-Turner Oktoberfest
October 2, 2021
Dayton, Ohio

Lebanon Oktoberfest
October 9, 2021
Downtown Lebanon, Ohio

 


Postponed/Cancelled Oktoberfests:

Germania Society Oktoberfest
Postponed until August 26–28, 2022
3529 W. Kemper Road in Cincinnati, Ohio
Let the German festivities begin!

Westseite Brauen Oktoberfest
September 2021 date TBD 
West Side Brewing at 3044 Harrison Ave., (Westwood), Cincinnati, Ohio

 

Updated: July 19, 2021