Press Release, July 5, 2016

GLIER’S GOETTAFEST 2016, August 4,5,6,7


Glier’s Goettafest will be returning for the 16th consecutive year on August 4-7 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



Glier’s Goettafest 2016 will feature over 40 different delicious goetta recipes. Try everything from Goetta Balls to Goetta Rubens, Goetta Pizza, Goetta Calzones, Goetta Nachos, Goetta Hoagie, and new the year Goetta Lasagna and Bacon Goetta Risotto Balls. Also, available will be Glier’s brats and metts that are now 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 featuring some of the areas hottest Rock and Roll and Country 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. Thursday night FIREWORKS!


Hear the laughter of children as they get their face’s painted, enjoy the rides, inflatable’s and our NEW Water Slide! Win prizes playing the many goetta theme games with the proceeds going to benefit local charity Upspring.
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, ride a bull or show your strength on the High Stryker.