History of Oktoberfest

Celebrate an October Oktoberfest on one of the best patios in Dayton

Another Oktoberfest celebration in October is coming up this weekend.

This past weekend, Daytonians joined Dayton Beer company for its 6th year anniversary on Saturday, May 12 with special release beers, live music, food, fun and more. Photos by Tom Gilliam.
Photo: Tom Gilliam

“We always like to throw our Oktoberfest the second weekend of October as a final farewell to the festival season and fall, and to give people one last chance to wear their Lederhosen,” said Pete Hilgeman, founder of Dayton Beer Company.

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The brewery will host its 4th annual 2019 Oktoberfest all day and evening this Saturday, Oct. 12, at 41 Madison St. at East Second Street just east of downtown Dayton.

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The celebration will live music, German-inspired  Ohio brewed beers, games, food and fun. Admission is free. For more information, check out the Dayton Beer Company Facebook page.


No Refunds — 3-6 p.m. 

The Pullouts — 8-11 p.m. 

The Dayton Beer Company Pilot Brewery and Taproom 912 E. Dorothy Lane Kettering, OH 45429 937-640-3107 Taproom: Wed-Fri 4pm-10pm, Sat 2pm-10pm www.thedaytonbeerco.com @thedaytonbeerco JIM WITMER / STAFF


DBC — Mitternacht in Munich Amber Lager 

DBC — Jack O Lager pumpkin lager 

DBC — Cocoa Train Dark Lager 

DBC — Gem City Light Lager 

Columbus Brewing —Festbier 

Fifth Street Brewpub — Oktoberfest 

Brew kettle — Oktoberfest 

Rhinegeist — Franz Oktoberfest 

Rhinegeist — Dunk Dunkel

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