october is rocking in Pennsyvania. There are a lot of festivals going, so let's get to it:
Oct. 2, and Oct. 3 the town of Mifflinbburg will be hosting Oktoberfest.
A great family event celebrating Mifflinburg's German heritage
Imported Bier vom Faß (keg).
We usually have ALL beers available until 5 pm. Saturday.
Hacker-Pshorr, Paulaner, and Spaten Oktoberfests from Munich
Franziskaner Hefe-Weisse (Wheat) from Munich
Spaten Lager & Spaten Dark from Munich
Beck's & Beck's Oktoberfest from Bremen
Stoudt's Pilsner from Adamstown
German style wines from Shade Mountain Winery
Traditional Oktoberfest food
American favorites, including tasty big soft pretzels
German bands and dancers
Hayrides and Jugglers
Polka Band with the "OOM PA PA" Sound
Everyone is encouraged to come dressed in their Lederhosen (German Shorts with Suspenders) and Loden Hüt (wool hat).
*** Wear an article of German Clothing and receive a
$1 discount off a wristband and mug. ***
Also on October 3 the city of Bethlehem will be hosting their 4th annual Bethlehem Harvest Festival.
An open air produce market
Fine arts and crafts vendors
19th Century brewing demonstrations
live music on Main Street
Children’s activities at the Smithy
The beer garden and live music in the Sun Inn Courtyard
Harvest Soup contest and sampling
Apple dessert features from the Sun Inn
And much more!
October 4 the city of Philadelphia will host Sippin' By The River.
The 15th annual Sippin' by the River will take place on Sunday, October 4 at Festival Pier at Penn's Landing located at Columbus Boulevard and Spring Garden Street. The event runs from 1p.m. until 5p.m. and benefits the Philadelphia/Delaware Valley Chapter of the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America.
At the event, visitors will enjoy food from local restaurants, cooking demonstrations, and live entertainment from the band DAME.
Attendees can sample a huge assortment of beers while learning all there is to know from beer expert Gary Monterosso. Authentic beer and food will be offered in a special pavilion as well. A new large Wine Tent will house a variety of wineries offering samples. Guests will have the opportunity to gain knowledge about wine from local experts Robert Peters and Richard Unti.
Stoudts Brewing will host Oktoberfest every Sunday in October.
Celebrate German traditions right here in PA Dutch Country in our
Gemutlichkeit Bier Garden. A fun-filled family event held the last
weekend of September and every Sunday in October featuring live
German music and authentic German food. Try the apple and beer
sausage with slow roasted sauerkraut, Stoudt's award winning brews,
and our famous Pig Roast. Fresh baked hand rolled soft pretzels are
a favorite treat for any age.
October 10 brings the 12th annual Kennett Brewfest to Kennett Square.
October 17, Easton, Pennsyvlania hosts the Lehigh Valley Brewfest.
October 17 also brings the Newtown Brewfest.
And that is just the beginning, stay tuned for more.