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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

Original Corn Roast

 Goetta Mac $4.00-6.00

 Goetta Stuffed Cheese Fries $3.00-6.00

 Goetta Bites-on-a-Stick $6.00

 Cheesecake-on-a-Stick $5.00

 Roasted Corn $3.00

 Loaded Goetta Baked Potato $7.00

Beckhart German American Cuisine

 Crispy Goetta Poppers $5.00

 Goetta Bier Cheese Slammer $6.00

 Loaded Tater Tots $6.00

 Goetta Super Pretzel Weenie $5.00

 Pork Rinds $5.00

 Terminator Sausage on Pretzel Bun $6.00

 Pretzel and Bier Cheese $3.00

Chili Rocks

 Goetta Bites Chili Cheese Steak Fries $6.00

 Goetta Cheese Coney $4.00

 Deep Fried Goetta Cheese Coney $6.00

 Chunky ‘Nati Chili $5.00

 Goetta Chili Cheese Chilito $5.00

 Jumbo Cincinnati Cheese Coney $4.00

 Deep Fried Cheese Coney $6.00

 The Goetta Gator $7.00


 Goetta Omelette $5.00

 Goetta Burger $5.00

 Goetta Kabob $5.00

 Filet Mignon Sandwich $6.00

 Chicken Breast Sandwich $5.00


 Cincy Hangover $4.00 per slice

 Goetta Mac $4.00 per slice

 Goetta Banger $4.00 per slice

 Potato Goetta Soup $3.00


Goetta Stage

Thursday – August 2nd

 5pm-7:15pm: Amy Sailor Band

 8pm-11pm: Final Order

Friday – August 3rd

 5pm-7:30pm: Hear Say

 8:30pm-11pm: Derek Alan Band

Saturday – August 4th

 12pm-3:15pm: Fast Forward

 3:45pm- 6:45pm: East of Austin

 7:30pm-11pm: Everyday People Band

Sunday – August 5th

 12pm-3pm: Right Turn Clyde

 3pm-5:30pm: Marsha Brady

 6pm-9pm: Renegades

Topgolf Stage

Thursday – August 2nd

 5pm-7:45pm: 4 Letter Word

 8:15pm-11pm: Jason Owens Band

Friday – August 3rd

 5:30pm-8pm: Tracy Walker

 8:30pm-11pm Doghouse

Saturday – August 4th

 12pm-3:45pm: The Michelle Robinson Band

 4:15pm-7:45pm: 24/7

 8:15pm-11pm: Kenny Welch Band

Sunday – August 5th

 12pm-2:30pm: Model Behavior

 3pm – 5:30pm: Nick Netherton Band

 6pm-9pm: Robin Lacy

For more information on #goettafest, please visit Goettafest.com.

Hope you all come out and enjoy the festival!


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