Sunday, August 24, 2008

Germania

Oh what fun we have every year in August at Germania. We have a few Octoberfests around the Cincinnati area but this one clearly is the best. Crowds are small, the food is authentic and the beer is cold!

Some of the highlights:

They have a festive beer hall........



A lively and fiercly competitive Tug O' War competition is held featuring local fire/police departments, German organizations and of course the Ancient Order of Hiberians (the Irish). The picture below are the teams parading through the festival grounds.




Of course.....there are shots of Jager and Schnapps! The Jello Wench thoroughly enjoyed herself today!







And last but not least, it is worth mentioning the Wagon of Cheer! This is always popular for those who are feeling lucky! If there isn't something in this wagon that you care to drink......you don't even need to be at this festival!






All in all it is a good way to end the Summer on a positive note.......now where is my stein?

6 comments:

The Jello Shot Wench said...

Okay, not to be picky but..... it's the jello 'shot' wench. I mean if you are going to give me a nickname, the least you could do is get it right. The jello wench just doesn't have the same ring to it. ;-)

Rita said...

Yes you are right. So sorry. I guess I am still excited about seeing the Pretzal Wench.....

lynt said...

1) why were you, stein-wench, so interested in the pretzel wench?

2) we beg your forgiveness your royal jello-shot-wench. there's a darn good comeback for you in that previous comment if you catch it before stein wench.

3) perhaps you need a more seasonally appropriate nickname? Jager-wench? And we'll name your sidekick at the shot booth -- who was cropped from the pix for security reasons -- Schnapps-wench.

The Jello Shot Wench said...

That would be Jager-shot-wench. gotta get that 'shot' in there. Isn't it Royal pudding??

CJ said...

This looks a lot more fun than the Kielbasa Festival we used to have in Chicopee when I was a kid. I would so go to an event like this.

Hahn at Home said...

I remember many a fine fest in Germany over the course of years. The thing that I always marveled over was the women in Bavaria all had these humongous breasts atop which they could set up to 16 liter beer steins to pass out to thirsty lederhosen-wearing folk.

Think about it, that's a LOT of breasts.