• Songs and Suds Cincinnati Tour

  • Willkommen Y’All!! You don’t have to be German to enjoy this tour!  You might include some of the following:

  • Historic Findlay Market

    Taste Testing guided tour at historic Findlay Market, Ohio's oldest continuously operated public market and one of Cincinnati's most cherished institutions. The Market is located just blocks from downtown in Over-the-Rhine, a dense historic neighborhood rich in 19th century architecture. Open Tuesday through Sunday.

  • A tour of Old St Mary’s Church

    A tour of Old St Mary’s Church, in the Over the Rhine area. Built in 1850 by German Catholics, who hand-fired the bricks in their kitchen ovens, this is the oldest surviving house of worship in Cincinnati. 

  • A stop will be made at German Heritage Museum

    A stop will be made at German Heritage Museum, which serves as the focal point in presenting and displaying German-American culture. This museum is the first of its kind in the region, and a testament to the many contributions German immigrants and their descendants have made toward the building of the Ohio Valley and America.

  • Hofbrauhaus Newport

    Hofbrauhaus Newport. Guests will enjoy the German ambiance patterned after the original Hofbrauhaus in Munich Germany. See why it fits in so well with the atmosphere of the Cincinnati area’s German heritage. Guests will be entertained by a polka band and will enjoy a choice menu at time of service. Be sure to learn the “chicken dance” one of the most popular group participatory dances in Germany!! Beer tasting included.


  • National Geographic’s Top Five Underground Tours

    Join us for one of National Geographic’s Top Five Underground Tours in the U.S. and learn about Cincinnati’s hidden history. Enjoy a stroll through Over-the-Rhine, home to America’s largest set of historical landmarks. Visit buildings in the Gateway District that were home to over 130 saloons, bars and beer gardens, and theaters that hosted the iconic entertainers Charlie Chaplin and Wild Bill Hickok. Then, descend below the city streets to a hidden vault and explore newly discovered tunnels vital to Cincinnati’s brewery heritage 


  • Germania Society Maifest

    Germania Society Maifest is the traditional German celebration of spring. Each year the Germania Society raises a stein to the blooming flowers and warming weather with our own Maifest celebration — the most authentic in Cincinnati. The festival features traditional German food, including whole roasted hogs, ruebens, wursts, and delicious German pastries and a variety of German biers, wein and schnapps, including homemade Maiwein. There’s live music (both German and American), dancing, and the crowning of the Mai Queen.

  • Schwabenfest

    Schwabenfest authentic German Festival – 2nd full weekend of June, every year. Enjoy great music, fantastic food, and wonderful entertainment and, of course, performances by the Donauschwaben Youth Group and Schuhplattlers. Test your strength in the stein holding contest. 


  • Oktoberfest at
    MainStrasse Village

    Oktoberfest at MainStrasse Village is a mixture of food, arts/craft booths, refreshments, children's activities, entertainment and more, located along the tree lined Promenade and in Goebel Park. While you're at the festival, you can also enjoy this historic neighborhood of year round shops, restaurants and taverns. 2nd full weekend of September every year. 

  • Oktoberfest Zinzinnati

    Oktoberfest Zinzinnati, the LARGEST Oktoberfest celebration in the country, is held along Fifth Street in downtown Cincinnati, Ohio and showcases the rich German heritage of Southwest Ohio, as well as tasty samples of German-style music, food and beer. 3rd full weekend of September every year. 

  • Germania Society Oktoberfest

    The most authentic Oktoberfest in the Cincinnati region, with traditional German food & entertainment: Oktoberfest chickens, flame-roasted pork, wursts, German pastries, German biers, wein and schnapps, live music, rides and games of chance for the young at heart! Friday-Sunday last week-end in August every year.