Glier's Goettafest

Updated: Jul 20, 2018

Press Release

Glier’s Goettafest 2018

August 2,3,4,5

“Total Celebration of all Things Goetta!”

Glier’s Goettafest will be returning for the 18th consecutive year on August 2-5 at

Newport’s Riverfront Levee. Goetta (pronounced get-uh) is a delicious blend of pork,

beef, spices and nutritious steel cut oats that also comes in hot or turkey varieties.

Glier’s Meats, founded in 1946, is the largest producer of goetta in the world.

Due to the constant growth of Glier’s Goettafest we are anticipating crowds of 200,000

or more to join us in this years celebrating.


Thursday 5pm to 11pm

Friday 5pm to 11pm

Saturday Noon to 11pm

Sunday Noon to 9pm


2018 will feature over 50 different delicious goetta recipes including over 10 new items

from new vendors that are participating for the first year. Try everything from Goetta

Balls to Goetta Empanadas, Goetta Pizza, Goetta B.B.Q. Sandwich, Goetta Nachos,

Goetta Hoagie, Goetta Fried Rice and Bacon Goetta Cheese Coneys. Also, being

served are Glier’s Brats and Metts that are available at the retail level, check your local,

Kroger, Remke Biggs and Jungle Jim’s. We also have many non-Goetta items and

desserts for those who like to try a little something different while at the festival.


Glier’s Goettafest has two stages, the Topgolf Stage and the Goetta Stage, featuring some of the areas hottest bands entertaining us with FREE performances all weekend long. There will be plenty of room to relax in the shade and tap your toe or to tear up the dance floor.


Hear the laughter of children as they get their faces painted, enjoy the rides and win

prizes playing the many goetta theme games with the proceeds going to benefit local charity Dragonfly Foundation.

Relax in Greater Cincinnati’s only Air-conditioned dining tent, providing a cool place to enjoy your Goetta all weekend long.

Also, don’t forget about the Glier’s Goetta History booth, the world’s only Goetta Vending

Machine, or show your skill on the speed pitch and dunk tank or your strength on the

High Stryker.


Zoomer Inc.

 Goetta Funnel Cake $6.00

 Goetta Chedda Cheese $6.00

 Goetta Burrito $6.00

 Goetta Fries $7.00

 Regular Funnel Cake $5.00

 Deep Fried PB&J $6.00

 Deep Fried Cheesecake $6.00

Goetta Haus

 Goetta B.B.Q Sandwich. $6.00

 Slab Goetta, Philly, Reuben, Melt $6.00

 Deep Fried Goetta Balls $5.00

 Limburger & Onion $6.00

 Fresh Baked Strudel $4.00/ 11.00/ 21.00

 Glier’s Sausages $6.00/ 5.00/ 2.00

“Goetta Sweets”

 Goetta Empanadas $4.00

 Goetta Tamales $4.00

 Grilled Goetta Donut Sandwich $6.00

 Goetta Brownie $4.00

 Giant Cream Puff $6.00

 Assorted Pastries $3.00

 French Fries $4.00

The Cincinnati Grill

 Goetta Loaded Potato Pancakes $5.00

 Goetta Steak And Egg Sandwich $6.00

 Goetta Hoagie $6.00

 Goetta Worst $5.00

 Sauerkraut Balls $4.00

 Oktoberfest Pretzel W/ Cheese $4.00

 German Egg Roll $3.00

Yatka Mein

 Goetta Moo Shu $6.00

 Goetta Rangoon $4.00

 Goetta Spring Rolls $4.00

 Goetta Fried Rice $5.00

 Sesame Chicken W/ Fried Rice $6.00

 Veggie Lo mein (Option to add Goetta) $4.00/6.00

 Sesame Dough Balls $2.00/3.00

 Sampler $7.00