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It's a Dayton tradition that is rooted in beer, wine and good times. Oktoberfest, on the grounds of The Dayton Art Institute!
The 45th Oktoberfest takes place Saturday, September 24 and Sunday, September 25, 2016. Presented by Miller Lite, the community event includes artisans, unique international foods, one of the best selections of domestic, international and craft beers in the area, family-friendly art activities, live music, a Weingarten with a variety of international wines, and much more! Oktoberfest includes a fully covered main stage viewing area, an expanded craft beer tent with big-screen TVs for all of the weekend’s football action, and live music on two stages throughout the weekend.
Ithika, 12:30 - 3:30 p.m.
Stranger, 4:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Absolute DJs, 8:00 - 11:00 p.m.
Ken and Mary Turbo Accordions Express, 12:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Good Times Accordion Band, 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Ken and Mary Turbo Accordions Express, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Shakedown, 12:00 - 2:00 p.m.
Nick Netherton Band, 2:30 - 4:30 p.m.
Spungewurthy, 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.
EuroMutts, 12:30 - 3:30 p.m.
Route 162 Happy Wanderers Trio, 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Getting to and from Oktoberfest is easier than ever. Look for the Oktoberfest signs and park for free at the University of Dayton lot behind the Marriott, just off Patterson Boulevard, and take free shuttles directly to and from both the Preview Party and Oktoberfest. On Saturday and Sunday, you may also park downtown and take a free RTA Oktoberfest shuttle, with added stops along Monument Avenue, Wilkinson Street, Second Street, Main Street, and Fifth Street. Free RTA shuttles will also be available during the Lederhosen Lunch. Limited street parking is available in the neighborhood surrounding the museum. Bicycle racks will also be available near the main festival entrance at Belmonte Park and Riverview Avenue.
All proceeds from the event are to help benefit The Dayton Art Institute. This is one Dayton tradition you won't want to miss!
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