Oktoberfest: An Authentically German-American Tradition

The “movers and shakers” of the Germania Society’s first Oktoberfest. Photo courtesy of The Germania Society.

Written by Lisa K. Bambach, Cincideutsch Beginning August 23, Cincinnati will kick off its most vibrant festival season. Every weekend through mid-October, blue and white checkered flags will be hoisted, wurst will be sizzling on the grill, taps will be flowing with malty Bavarian-style lagers, and polka music will become commonplace. Cincinnati will be transformed