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Need more information on Oktoberfest Zinzinnati or other Downtown Council events?

Oktoberfest Zinzinnati is produced by The Downtown Council, a division of the Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber.

For food vendor or general information, contact Rachel Heitkamp at 513-579-3198,

For entertainment or volunteer information, contact Lori Salzarulo at 513-579-3187,

For display space and sponsorship information, contact Cynthia Oxley at 513-579-3193,

Media and press, contact Rich Walburg at 513-579-3194, Press page

About the Downtown Council:

For a quarter of a century, The Downtown Council of the Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber has played an instrumental role in maintaining and enhancing the downtown area as a fun, attractive, vibrant hub for the entire Greater Cincinnati region.

Recognized as a premier special events team in the Midwest, The Downtown Council stages over 50 events annually, and brings more than 1.1 million people to downtown Cincinnati. Signature events such as Oktoberfest-Zinzinnati and Taste of Cincinnati have attracted attention from all over the country. Other events such as free concerts and various after-work social gatherings bring professionals, families and their disposable income to the Central Business District.

Each year, The Downtown Council works with volunteers, restaurants, supporting agencies and others to stage events that achieve the best possible impact on downtown. By working cooperatively to maintain an active downtown, The Downtown Council provides a social and economic base that the entire region can enjoy.

Get the Oktoberfest smartphone app - a complete, interactive event guide on your iPhone or Android - at iTunes or GooglePlay

Smartphone app

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