CINCINNATI, July 19, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber, producers of Oktoberfest Zinzinnati, announced, today, that Oktoberfest Zinzinnati, presented by Sam Adams, will celebrate its 40th anniversary, September 16-18, at a new site on Second and Third Streets, between Walnut and Elm Streets, downtown.
"Moving to Second and Third Streets enables Oktoberfest Zinzinnati to expand and allows for more opportunities to highlight all the assets that make the Cincinnati region great," said Jill Meyer, president and CEO of the Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber. "Without question, this site is an improvement. There's more room for fest tents, more room for stages, Cincinnati's streetcar will be up and running, and the new location provides a one-of-a-kind view of Cincinnati."
"In its 40th anniversary year, Oktoberfest Zinzinnati is one of Cincinnati's greatest local traditions," said John Cranley, mayor of the City of Cincinnati. "I am confident that this site will allow the event to grow into an even greater asset to our community"
"I want to thank the representatives of the Chamber and other stakeholders who have worked with us and taken advantage of an opportunity to improve the event, which is a win for the whole city," said Cincinnati City Manager Harry Black.
About Oktoberfest Zinzinnati
Oktoberfest Zinzinnati, presented by Sam Adams, is September 16-18, 2016 on Second and Third Streets, between Walnut and Elm Streets in downtown. Zinzinnati. The celebration showcases the region's rich German heritage, 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 more than 600,000 people attending each year.
About the Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber
The Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber is one of the nation's largest chambers, representing the interests of 4,000 member businesses. Its mission is to leverage the potential of the business community to create economic prosperity for our region. The Chamber serves its membership and the Cincinnati USA community through leadership and professional development programs, government advocacy, festivals and events, regional vision and collaboration, money-saving benefit programs, networking opportunities and educational programs. For more information, visit cincinnatichamber.com.
Contact: Rich Walburg, Communications Director, Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber, 513.579.3194 Direct, 513.205.7424 Mobile, [email protected]
SOURCE Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber