Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber


Sam Adams Stein Hoist Returns to Oktoberfest Zinzinnati®, Bigger & Better

America’s Oktoberfest opens Friday, September 20 at 11 a.m.

ZINZINNATI—September 5, 2019
– Oktoberfest Zinzinnati® favorite, the Sam Adams Stein Hoist, will return bigger and better, Sept. 20-22. 

“Rather than just one stein hoist, the competitions will happen all Oktoberfest Zinzinnati weekend,” said Lori Salzarulo, senior manager of the event.

Sam Adams Stein Hoists will be held at the
Sam Adams Beer Garden Stage, Second and Walnut Streets in Downtown Zinzinnati:
Friday, Sept. 20 – 4 and 6 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 21 - 2, 4, 6 and 8 p.m.
Sunday, Sept. 22, 2 and 4 p.m.

Stein Hoist competitors will hoist one-liter glass steins filled with Samuel Adams OctoberFest, with a straight arm, for as long as possible. If they sip, spill, or bend their stein arm, they’re out! The last woman or man remaining is the winner.

Hoisters may register, while spots remain, at the Sam Adams Beer Garden Stage during Oktoberfest Zinzinnati weekend. Participants will be able to choose specific competition times based on availability.

Expanded Oktoberfest Zinzinnati Hours:
Friday, Sept. 20 & Saturday, Sept. 21 - 11 a.m.-11 p.m.
Sunday, Sept. 22 - 11 a.m.-9 p.m.

Download Oktoberfest Zinzinnati photos and logos here.

First held in 1976, Oktoberfest Zinzinnati has grown to be America's largest Oktoberfest. The celebration of German food, beer and music is held on Second and Third Streets in downtown Zinzinnati. Oktoberfest Zinzinnati is presented by Amazon and Samuel Adams and produced by the Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber. Learn more at

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