2019 Huntington Oktoberfest

Huntington Oktoberfest

Huntington Oktoberfest, presented by HIMG, is the largest Oktoberfest celebration in the Tri-State.

Enjoy bier gardens, revelers will be able to enjoy drink samples of the areas best Oktoberfest, Pumpkin and Fall Beers like Bad Shepherd Beer Company, Big Timber Brewing ForestFest, Country Boy Brewing Oktoberfest, Stone Brewing, Dogfish Head for just $25.

Enjoy food from Bahnhof WVrsthaus & Biergarten and other vendors.

Start grooming your facial hair for the mustache and beard contest.

Wear your traditional dirndl or lederhosen, we will crown Mr. and Mrs. Oktoberfest.

Enjoy traditional Oktoberfest games and music from Of The Dell and The Backyard Dixie Jazz Stompers.

Dave Lavender will host a Volksmarch.

$25 sample tickets available at the event, everything else is FREE.

Nominate your favorite teacher for the Teacher of the Week!

Enter your favorite Teacher for 97.9 the River's Teacher of the week!

You remember the teacher that put in the extra time to make sure you passed the class, the teacher that helped you realize your potential, the teacher that made everything just click, 979 The River wants to spotlight the talented and dedicated teachers in the Tri state area that go the extra mile with the Teacher of the Week award presented by Ashland Community and Technical College. Tell us about the teacher that made a difference in your life or your kid's life. We select a teacher every week to be honored with prizes, a certificate and a big thank you. 979 River loves teachers, tell us about the ones who you think deserve the Teacher of the Week Award with the New 979 the River.

Register your teacher by clicking here!

Rewind Your Weekends with 97.9 The River

Saturday mornings it's Nina Blackwood and Absolutely 80's, 3 big hours with MTV's Nina Blackwood and everything 80's, 7 am to 10 am.

Sunday evenings, Nina Blackwood is back with New Wave Nation, 3 hours from new wave and alternative music from the 80's, 7 pm to 10pm.

Sunday evenings, it's Kid Kelly and Backtrax USA, two big hours of 80's to wrap up the weekend, 10 pm to midnight.

Also on Sunday mornings, it's Sonrise, enjoy 2 hours of great worship music and positive Christian information for your life. 7 am to 9 am