The Little Miami River Chamber Alliance (formerly the Loveland Chamber of Commerce) has grown from its original 38 members when the organization began in 1969 to approximately 275 members today. The LMRCA currently serves Symmes Township, Loveland and Miami Township.
Membership with the Little Miami River Chamber Alliance is not limited to businesses within the City of Loveland limits.
Nearly one-half of members are businesses with 1 to 5 employees, and roughly 80% are from Loveland and the surrounding townships.
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SEPTEMBER 22nd 4pm-10pm & 23rd 12pm-10pm 2023) The City of Loveland area businesses and the Little Miami River Chamber Alliance are turning the downtown Loveland area into a German village for a few days. NEW THIS YEAR: Big 6 wheel games and beer puppeteer, and the stein slide returns! Live entertainment, a Biergarten, wiener dog races, kids zone, crafts with our local Scouts, the Warsteiner Emporium and much more make up the remainder of the weekend. Not to worry if you don’t have your dirndl dry cleaned, we will have German swag available for purchase on both days.
Restaurants and Bars will also be hosting German and music throughout the weekend. There will be German fare available ALL over Loveland from restaurants and vendors as well.
Shuttles will be offered from Loveland Early Childhood Center and Shopper’s Haven from 5pm – 10pm each evening to provide easy access to the event.
Friday, September 22
Event Begins, Biergarten opens, Food Trucks & Vendors, Lawn Games : 4PM-10:00 PM
Warsteiner Beer on tap as well as drafts and seltzers sold at Nisbet Park. Food options listed below. Lawn Games include a Stein Slide, Spin the Wheel, and Beer Puppeteer!
Kid’s Zone: 4PM – 8:00PM
Includes a large slide inflatable, inflatable axe throwing, and inflatable basketball.
Live Music: 4PM-6:00PM
The Bergstrasse Boys on Stage: 6PM-10:00PM
Stein Hoist “Masskrugstemmen” Competitions Prelims: 7:30-8:00PM
The first round begins at local Restaurants and Bars list coming soon
Saturday, September 23
Event begins: 12:00PM
Kids Zone / Family Festival: 12PM – 5:00PM
Come down with the whole family! Kiddos can get their faces painted and do crafts with our local Girl Scouts of Loveland! There will be large slide inflatable, inflatable axe throwing, and basketball. Kona ice will be on site at this time only.
Schnapps Band on stage 2PM-5:00PM
Weiner Dog Race: 3:00PM (Amphitheater)
You won’t want to miss this! Come early to get good seats for the show.
Premier Dance and Tumbling Perform: 4PM-5:00PM (Amphitheater)
Ceremonial Keg Procession and Keg Tapping (In front of City Hall): 5:00PM
Stein Hoist Finals on Main Stage: 5:45PM-6:00PM
Winners from each business come stein to stein to claim Stein Hoist King!
Zinzinnati Bier Band: 6PM-10:00PM
Event Ends 10:00PM
Food in the Biergarten:
All the Ingredients: Schmidt’s Bahama Mama Sausages, Fried Sauerkraut Balls
Best Thing Smokin Food Truck: Smoked Corned Beef Sliders or Rubens, Sauerkraut, Sausage & Potato Pancakes
Bishop's Quarter: Pretzels & Beer Cheese
Funnel Vision Food Truck: Funnel Cakes
Gray's Homemade Peanut Brittle
Knights of Columbus: Goetta Burgers, Brats and Metts
Pretzelfuls Food Truck
Tano Bistro (Saturday ONLY): Schweinebraten & German potato salad
Kona Ice (Saturday ONLY): Shaved ice