Where to Find a Local 2022 Oktoberfest: Cincinnati, Northern Kentucky; Dayton and Springfield, Ohio; Southeastern Indiana

Oktoberfests 2021

Oktoberfest during the summer? 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 this year!

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 10–11, 2022
Donauschwaben Hall at 4290 Dry Ridge Road, Colerain Township, Cincinnati, Ohio

June 17–19, 2022
Kolping Society at 10235 Mill Rd., Springfield Township (Cincinnati), Ohio
America’s oldest German Fest since 1866!

Oldenburg Freudenfest
July 15–16, 2022
Oldenburg, Indiana

Germanfest Picnic
August 12–14, 2022
Dayton Liederkranz Turner at 1400 E. Fifth Street, Dayton, Ohio
Food, bier, wein, bands and more

Dayton Liederkranz-Turner Germanfest Picnic
August 12–13, 2022
St. Anne’s Hill, Dayton, Ohio

Donauschwaben Oktoberfest 
August 14, 2022
4290 Dry Ridge Road in Colerain Township, Cincinnati, Ohio

Maysville Oktoberfest
August 12–13, 2022
Downtown Maysville, Kentucky
Tradition music, folk dancing, German bier and cuisine. Enjoy the parade!

B-I-G Biergarten Experience
August 20–22, 2022
Germania Park at 3529 W. Kemper Rd., Cincinnati, Ohio
Bier, music, amusements and vendor

Oktoberfest at Germania Park
August 26–28, 2022
Germania Park at 3529 W. Kemper Rd., Cincinnati, Ohio
Bier, music, amusements and vendors

Liberty Home German Society Oktoberfest
September 2–4, 2022 
2361 Hamilton-Cleves Hwy., Hamilton/Ross, Ohio
German food, beer, rides and more!

Batesville, Indiana Oktoberfest Street Festival
September 9–10, 2022 
The Sherman at 35 S. Main St., Batesville, Indiana
Live music and a beer garden

Covington Oktoberfest
September 9–11, 2022 (unconfirmed)
Goebel Park in MainStrasse Village, Covington, Kentucky
Hosted by Braxton Brewery; food, music, beer and art

Oktoberfest Sign

Sister Cities of Vandalia Oktoberfest
September 9–10, 2022
Vandalia Sports Complex on Stonequarry Road in Vandalia, Ohio
Live music and lots of German food

Springboro Oktoberfest
September 9–10, 2022
Springboro United Church of Christ, 5 West Mill Street, Springboro, Ohio
Order your German meal to enjoy in your private Oktoberfest this year

Westseite Brauen Oktoberfest
September 9–11, 2022 (unconfirmed)
West Side Brewing at 3044 Harrison Ave., (Westwood), Cincinnati, Ohio
Music, food and beer

September 10, 2022
Oakley Square at 2980 Madison Rd., Cincinnati, Ohio

Oktoberfest – Aurora
September 10, 2022 (unconfirmed)
Second and Main Streets, Aurora, Indiana
Dancing on Main Oktoberfest style

Oktoberfest Banners

Village Oktoberfest
September 10, 2022 
Highgrain Brewing Co. at 6960 Plainfield Rd., Cincinnati, Ohio
Celebrate Oktoberfest in Silverton: games, food, music and more

Oktoberfest Zinzinnati
September 16–18, 2022
Second and Third Streets (between Walnut and Elm), downtown Cincinnati, Ohio
German food, music, games and more!
World’s largest Oktoberfest this year!

New Vienna Oktoberfest
September 16–17, 2022
New Vienna, Ohio
German….everything! Beer, brats and polka

Saint Timothy Parish Oktoberfest
September 16–18, 2022 
10272 US 42 at Union, Kentucky
Rides, games, live music and food!

Osgood’s Bricktoberfest
September 17, 2022
Osgood, Indiana
Smoked BBQ, live entertainment, beer and wine garden (not a true Oktoberfest!)

Loveland Oktoberfest
September 23–24, 2022
Downtown Loveland, Ohio
Wiener dog races, stein hoist competition and more

Oktoberfest – The Dayton Art Institute
September 23–25, 2022
Dayton Art Institute at 456 Belmonte Park North, Dayton, Ohio
456 Belmonte Park N., Dayton, Ohio

Newport Oktoberfest
September 23–25, 2022
Newport, Kentucky riverfront along Riverboat Row
It’s a German tradition with food, drink and more!

St. Agnes Parish’s Oktoberfest
September 23, 24, and 25, 2022 
1680 Dixie Highway, Fort Wright, Kentucky
Rides, food and live music

Germantown Pretzel Festival
September 24 and 25, 2022
Historic Germantown, Ohio
Not an Oktoberfest – best still German!

Sonder & Friends Oktoberfest
September 24, 2022
Sonder Brewing at 8584 Duke Blvd., Mason, Ohio
German-style beers in the taproom and beer garden, music, food and games

St. Cecilia Oktoberfest Oakley
September 24–26, 2022 (unconfirmed)
3105 Madison Road, Oakley, Cincinnati, Ohio
German music, food and dancing

St. Jude Oktoberfest Bridgetown
September 24–26, 2022
5924 Bridgetown Avenue, Cincinnati, Ohio
Music, games, rides and food

Cincinnati Donauschwaben Society Oktoberfest
September 30 – October 2, 2022
4290 Dry Ridge Rd., Cincinnati, Ohio
Beer, food and live performances

St. Leon Oktoberfest
October 7–8, 2022
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.


Lebanon Oktoberfest
October 7–8, 2022
Downtown Lebanon, Ohio

October 8, 2022
2 N. Main St., Oxford, Ohio
German-themed fall festival!


Updated August 3, 2022