Everything We Saw (and Ate) at Glier's Goettafest in Northern Kentucky

After skipping a year due to the pandemic, Glier's Goettafest is back, bringing all of the goetta-infused creations you never knew you needed to…

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Everything We Saw (and Ate) at Glier's Goettafest in Northern Kentucky
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21 Weird Traditions Only True Cincinnatians Will Understand

Cincinnati has plenty of traditions that are a little on the quirky side, whether they’re German-inspired, bier-fueled antics or something entirely unique…

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Encountering goats, Sausage Queens and plenty of beer at Bockfest
    German monks used to drink bock beer instead of food during the Lenten fast. And while many folk may hesitate to spend 40 days ingesting nothing but alcohol (though, if that’s your jam, we certainly aren’t judging), you can still get a taste of the monastery tradition at Cincinnati’s annual Bockfest, a weekend-long fest that honors both beer and the coming of spring. It kicks off with a Friday parade led by a goat pulling a keg and the reigning Sausage Queen — a gender-neutral pageant-winner honored for their personality, presence and talent (the only real requirement is the ability to carry a symbolic tray of bockwurst). The rest of the weekend’s activities include historic brewery tours, beer drinking, the Sausage Queen/Beard Baron finals, live music, a 5k and plenty of German food.
    Photo: Paige Deglow
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Here's a Taste of All the Food and Drink Festivals Coming to Cincinnati This Summer

Summertime is here, which means food and drink festivals seem to be popping up every weekend across the city — and we're…

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Great Inland Seafood Festival
    Aug. 8-10. Free admission. Festival Park, Riverboat Row, Newport. 
    Join live lobsters and people, too, at this annual seafood festival, Take a whole Maine lobster home for $10.95 or eat fresh and tasty seafood from local restaurants and national vendors right on Riverboat Row. 
    Photo via Facebook.com/GreatInlandSeafoodFestival
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