FAQs

What are the times of the festival?
Friday, Aug. 31st: 4:00p.m. to midnight
Saturday, Sept. 1st: 12:00p.m. to midnight
Sunday, Sept. 2nd: 12:00p.m. to midnight
Monday, Sept. 3rd: 12:00p.m. to 8:00p.m.
What time is a particular performer playing?
The full Entertainment Schedule is posted here. Times are subject to change, so check back often.
What charities benefit from the festival?
Proceeds from the festival go to multiple charities, which have included organizations such as: Rainbow Babies & Children’s Fund, The United Way, The American Cancer Society, Make-A-Wish Foundation, March of Dimes, The Muscular Dystrophy Association, Altenheim Senior Living facility, and the Alzheimer’s Association.
Are there wheelchairs available for rent?
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.
How do I get there?
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.
Is there stuff for kids?
We have lots of activities for children in our Children’s Area, including inflatables, the Frisch Marionette Show, games and more! For detailed info click here.
How much is parking?
Parking is FREE!
Are there discounts available?
Discounted tickets may be purchased online through the Cleveland Oktoberfest website. To help families find affordable entertainment, children under 12 gain free admittance throughout the Oktoberfest.
What kind of food is available?
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.