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Annual MainStrasse Village's Oktoberfest expected to draw thousands

MainStrasse Village's 36th Annual Oktoberfest in Goebel Park will be held this weekend in Covington. (Photo: FOX19) MainStrasse Village's 36th Annual Oktoberfest in Goebel Park will be held this weekend in Covington. (Photo: FOX19)
COVINGTON, KY (FOX19) -

MainStrasse Village's 36th Annual Oktoberfest in Goebel Park will be held this weekend in Covington.

The festival runs Friday, 5 p.m. - 11 p.m.; Saturday, Noon - 11:30 p.m.; and Sunday, Noon - 9 p.m.

There will be a mix of German and international foods, music and arts and crafts.  The festival attracts approximately 125,000 people to the popular festival in MainStrasse Village in Covington.

The festival extends over 6 city blocks, along the tree lined 6th Street Promenade, Philadelphia Street, Main Street and Goebel Park, creating a backdrop for the variety of appealing foods, drinks and works by over 75 artisans and crafters from all over the country.

MainStrasse's Oktoberfest will feature live entertainment by local performers and an amusement midway.  

Kids can purchase an "All You Can Ride" bracelet for $15 bucks.  Bracelets may be purchased from opening until 9 p.m. on Friday and will be valid until 10 p.m. Friday only.  Saturday and Sunday bracelets may be purchased from opening until 5 p.m. and will be valid until 6 p.m. the day of purchase only. 

MainStrasse Village's Oktoberfest was named as one of  Southeast Tourism Society's "Top 20 Festivals for September 2014", and one of Kentucky Travel Industry Association's "Top Ten 2013 Fall Festivals."

Free Parking is available in the IRS Parking Lot at Fourth & Johnson Streets.

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