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Oktoberfest

Oktoberfest 2014 Logo

Presented by

Miller Lite

Thank you to everyone who attended Oktoberfest 2014, taking place September 26-28! Oktoberfest is the museum's largest annual fundraiser and vital to everything we do. Mark your calendars for Oktoberfest 2015, scheduled for September 25-27, 2015.

Were you spotted by our cameras at Oktoberfest 2014? Check out the photo galleries to find out!

Facebook Photo Gallery

Preview Party Photo Gallery

Saturday Photo Gallery

Sunday Photo Gallery

Presented by Miller Lite, this community event boasts a dazzling array of artisans, unique foods, ample domestic, international and craft beers, kid-friendly art activities, live music on two stages, international wines and so much more! Oktoberfest includes a fully covered Main Stage viewing area and an expanded Craft Beer tent with big-screen TVs for all the weekend football action. The ACCO Brands FamilyFest provides free art activities for the kids, from noon – 6:00 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday.

Dayton Daily News: More Beer than Ever!

Dayton City Paper: The Best and the Wurst

Video: FOX-45 Morning Show Previews Oktoberfest

Video: WDTN's Living Dayton Previews Oktoberfest

Preview Party

The annual Oktoberfest Preview Party, presented by Premier Health, takes place on the Friday of Oktoberfest weekend, 7:00 - 11:00 p.m. Guests enjoy complimentary draft beer and wine, live entertainment and great socializing in a casual, less-crowded atmosphere.This year's Preview Party will feature music by The Menus!

Read more about the Preview Party

Lederhosen Lunch

Join us on Friday of Oktoberfest weekend, 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m., for brats, metts, dogs and live entertainment. There’s no charge to enter the grounds for this special lunch hosted by The Dayton Art Institute’s Associate Board Alumni. Head to the main tent closest to the river; food and drink will be available for purchase. You may also buy your event tickets, mugs & tees while you are here. We tap the main beer truck for the event.

Get Social!

Connect with us on our Facebook, Twitter and Instagram pages for photos, videos, special offers and updates from Oktoberfest. Search #OktoberfestDayton for the latest posts and be sure to also tag your Oktoberfest posts and photos!

Oktoberfest 2014 Sponsors

Presenting Sponsor
Miller Lite
Preview Party Sponsor
Premier Health 

Craft Beer Sponsor
Cavalier Distributing
Weingarten Sponsor
Heidelberg Distributing Company
Family Art Sponsor

ACCO Brands
Lederhosen Lunch Sponsor
KeyBank
Vehicle Sponsor
Lexus of Dayton
Supporting Sponsors
Constellation
Houser Asphalt & Concrete
Cigar Sponsor
Arrow Wine and Spirits
Patron Sponsor

Coca-Cola
Mugs & Tees Sponsor
Logos@Work
Preferred Printer
Oregon Printing
Media Sponsor
ABC 22 & FOX 45
Media Sponsor
iHeartMedia
With Additional Support From
Huntington Bank, Private Client Group
Neace Lukens
PNC

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REGULAR MUSEUM HOURS
MONDAY Closed
TUESDAY 11 a.m. - 8 p.m.
WEDNESDAY 11 a.m. - 8 p.m.
THURSDAY 11 a.m. - 8 p.m.
FRIDAY 11 a.m. - 8 p.m.
SATURDAY 10 a.m. - 5 p.m
SUNDAY Noon - 5 p.m.