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Monday, August 27, 2012

Oktoberfest in MainStrasse Village, Kentucky

A great mix of German and international foods, music, and arts and crafts, MainStrasse Village’s Oktoberfest will attract some 125,000 people to historic MainStrasse Village, Covington, Kentucky on September 7 – 9.

The festival has been named as one of Southeast Tourism Society’s “Top 20 Festivals for September 2012”, one of Top Events USA's “Top Ten 2012 Events in Kentucky” and one of Kentucky Travel Industry Association's “Top Ten 2012 Fall Festivals”.

The Oktoberfest 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 over 75 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 the Amusement Midway. On Friday, Saturday and Sunday, you can purchase an "All You Can Ride" bracelet for just $15. Bracelets may be purchased from opening until 9 pm on Friday and will be valid until 10 pm Friday only.  Saturday and Sunday bracelets may be purchased from opening until 5 pm and will be valid until 6 pm the day of purchase only.

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 Bier Garten, the Goose Girl Stage and the Goebel Park Stage. 

Directions: MainStrasse Village is conveniently located just across the river from Cincinnati, Ohio in Covington, Kentucky.  From I-75/71, take the Covington Fifth Street Exit (Exit 192) and follow the signs to the Village. Free Parking is available in the IRS Parking Lot at 4th & Johnson Streets.

Visit www.mainstrasse.org or call 859-491-0458 for details.

For more information about top events in Kentucky take a look at Top Events USA selection of the annual main festivals and events in Kentucky