October 10 - October 11
The festival is held under tent in DeRivera Park on the corner of Delaware Avenue and Hartford Avenue in Downtown, Put-in-Bay. The festival is open 11:00 am to 7:00 pm Saturday and noon to 5:00 pm on Sunday.
Many island restaurants serve a large variety of German food, including: brats, weinerschnitzel, sauerkraut, potato pancakes, spatzel, apple dumplings, German Chocolate cake, cabbage rolls and sauerkraut balls. The festival also includes a selection of island wines from Put in Bay’s Heineman Winery, German beers and German music. Get a discount when you buy the 2-day pass.
On October 10 & 11 you will have the option to purchase your Oktoberfest tickets at the Miller Ferry Catawba ticket booth. The package is $19 per person & includes round trip adult passage aboard Miller Ferry to Put-in-Bay & entrance to Oktoberfest.