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2010 Mt. Adams Oktoberfest keeps season of Bavarian festivals brewing

The Oktoberfest season is in full swing in Cincinnati, and it will continue Wednesday night with the 2010 Mt. Adams Oktoberfest festival that will feature authentic Bavarian beer, food, music, dancing and more. The free event will take place from 6pm to 10pm on Wednesday, September 15 on Pavillion Street.

Oktoberfest season is in full swing in Cincinnati. Last weekend MainStrasse Village celebrated its popular annual Oktoberfest celebration, and a slew of additional events and celebrations are scheduled to take place over the next two weeks including the world’s largest Oktoberfest celebration outside Munich which takes place this weekend in downtown Cincinnati.

Before Oktoberfest Zinzinnati takes place this weekend, German food and beer lovers can celebrate in Mt. Adams Wednesday evening as that neighborhood celebrates the season in grand fashion.

The 2010 Mt. Adams Oktoberfest will include authentic Bavarian music, dancing, food, and beer. The free outdoor street festival will take place Pavillion Street (map) which will be closed to traffic. The festival is being presented by Moerlein Lagers & Ales who will be proudly serving their seasonal Fifth & Vine Oktoberfest Marzen.

Eight nearby bars including Aliveone, Blind Lemon, Crowley’s, Longworth’s, Monk’s Cove, Mt. Adams Pavilion, Tavern on the Hill, and Yesterday’s Old Time Saloon will be participating in the Oktoberfest celebration.

The event will take place from 6pm to 10pm on Wednesday, September 15 in Cincinnati’s historic hilltop Mt. Adams neighborhood. Automobile parking will be available at nearby garages and lots, but availability is expected to be limited. As a result, event organizers are encouraging those willing to take Metro bus service (plan your trip) or take avantage of free bicycle parking available.

By Randy A. Simes

Randy is an award-winning urban planner who founded UrbanCincy in May 2007. He grew up on Cincinnati’s west side in Covedale, and graduated from the University of Cincinnati’s nationally acclaimed School of Planning in June 2009. In addition to maintaining ownership and serving as the managing editor for UrbanCincy, Randy has worked professionally as a planning consultant throughout the United States, Korea and the Middle East. After brief stints in Atlanta and Chicago, he currently lives in the Daechi neighborhood of Seoul’s Gangnam district.