COVINGTON, Ky. - If you're from the Greater Cincinnati area, chances are you have German heritage and what better way to celebrate your ancestry than taking part in the 34th annual MainStrasse Village's Oktoberfest.
This weekend you can enjoy a mix of German and international foods, music, and art with approximately 125,000 of your closest friends. The event makes for a great night out with friends or the whole family. Kids can enjoy the Kinderplatz, which is full of rides and the Amusement Midway.
There will also be a street chalk drawing contest on Saturday which will have cash prizes for both adults and kids.
Some of the featured live music will include Straw Boss, The T Sly Band, G Burton, Bier Band, Haze Effect, RICKY NYE INC, The Hillbilly Casino, 4th Day Echo, Hickory Robot, LUCKY 7, Cincy Brass, The Turkeys, Faux Frenchman and much more.
Hours for the festival are:
Friday: Sept. 7, 5 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
Saturday: Sept. 8, noon –11:30 p.m.
Sunday: Sept. 9, noon – 9:00 p.m.
For more information visit http://www.mainstrasse.org/2012/08/34th-annual-mainstrasse-village-oktoberfest/ .
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