FAQs

Q: What are the times of the 2017 festival?

A: Friday, Sept. 1st:       4:00p.m. to midnight
Saturday, Sept. 2nd:   12:00p.m. to midnight
Sunday, Sept. 3rd:     12:00p.m. to midnight
Monday, Sept. 4th:     12:00p.m. to 8:00p.m

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Q: Are there wheelchairs available for rent?

A: Wheelchairs will be available for rent on a first-come, first-serve basis from AccuCare Medical Equipment. If you want to ensure that a wheelchair is available for you, contact AccuCare at 440-899-1060 or email gardydurk@hotmail.com.


Q: What time is a particular performer playing?

A: The full Entertainment Schedule is posted here. Times are subject to change, so check back often.


Q: Can I get a cab from the Cleveland Oktoberfest?

A: We have a special deal set up for first time riders with Uber. See our homepage for more information.


Q: What charities benefit from the festival?

A: Proceeds from the festival go to multiple charities, which have included organizations such as: The American Cancer Society, The Make-A-Wish Foundation, The March of Dimes, and The Muscular Dystrophy Association, the Altenheim Senior Living facility, and the Alzheimers Association.


Q: I am a Performer, Entertainer, Artist, Painter, Sculptor, Visual Artist or vendor. Who do I contact about showing my work or performing at the festival?

A: You can contact Bob Haas at bob@clevelandoktoberfest.com.


Q: How do I get to the Fairgrounds?

A: The Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds (a.k.a. The Berea Fairgounds) are located approximately 1 mile west of I-71 at the Bagley Road Interchange (Exit 235). Please see the Directions/Maps page for more details.


Q: Is there stuff for kids?

A: We have lots of activities for children in our Sky Zone Children’s Area, including hay rides, inflatables, the Frisch Marionette Show, gingerbread house building workshops, sand castle building, games and more! For detailed info click here.


Q: How much is parking?

A: Parking is FREE!


Q: Are there discounts available?

A: Tickets purchased online through the Cleveland Oktoberfest website will be discounted at a rate of 20%. To help families find affordable entertainment, children under 12 gain free admittance thoughout the Oktoberfest.


Q: What kind of food is available?

A: There is a wide range of fare available, from schnitzel, sausage, potato pancakes, and German potato salad, to hot dogs, strudel, funnel cakes and many other delicacies. Click here to view the full menu.