Gotta Goetta Glier’s & Wiesnkoenig Apparel Covington Partner with Oktoberfest Zinzinnati, September 18-20, 2015
The Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber, producers of Oktoberfest Zinzinnati, announced today new partnerships with Covington’s Glier’s Goetta and Wiesnkoenig in Over-the-Rhine.
Glier’s Oktoberfest Brand Brats will be served as professional eating champion, Joey “Jaws” Chestnut, defends his Oktoberfest Zinzinnati title at the 2015 Glier’s World Brat Eating Championship, Sunday, September 20, 5 p.m.
Fans of America’s Largest Oktoberfest are encouraged to celebrate Zinzinnati’s German heritage by wearing Wiesnkoenig apparel, the only official licensed supplier of the original Lederhosen & Dirndls for the Munich Oktoberfest. Traditionally, lederhosen are leather shorts with H-shaped suspenders, worn by men in Alpine regions such as Bavaria. A Dirndl is a woman’s dress in the style of Alpine peasant costume, with a full skirt and a close-fitting bodice.
“We’re proud to collaborate with two great Zinzinnati institutions,” said Patrick Sheeran, vice president of Programs and Downtown Council. “Wiesnkoenig celebrated its first birthday in Over-the-Rhine, last week, and Glier’s will see its 70th anniversary in 2016.”
Oktoberfest Zinzinnati, presented by Sam Adams, is September 18-20, 2015 along Fifth Street in downtown Zinzinnati. The celebration showcases the rich German heritage of Southwest Ohio, as well as tasty samples of German-style music, food and beer. First held in 1976, the event has grown to be America’s largest Oktoberfest with nearly 650,000 people attending each year.
Courtesy Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber