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About Oktoberfest

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October 6-8 & 13-15

Now in its 7th year, Oktoberfest is a free festival that features brew samples, authentic German food, beer and live music, as well as attractions like the axe-wielding lumberjacks of the Great Lakes Timber Show, the exciting Beer-Lympics competition, the Hobby Horse Bonanza, the popular dachshund races, local artisans and more.

Hours

Fridays – 5-10PM
Saturdays – 12PM-10PM
Sundays – 12PM-6PM

Venues

Oktoberfest Biergartens

Biergartens feature beers by D.G. Yuengling & Son, Sam Adams Brewery, Weyerbacher Brewing Company and more. Each biergarten features its own unique theme and entertainment, with guests greeted by the welcoming sounds of the Oktoberfest Oompah House Band or fun games like bean bags and masskrugstemmen.

  • Yuengling Biergarten
  • Yuengling Town Square Biergarten
  • Wayerbacher & Samuel Adams Biergarten
  • Tour of Europe Biergarten

Oktoberfest Arena

The place to gather for all the action is the Oktoberfest Arena, featuring bleacher seating and packed with fun family shows and entertaining attractions including the Great Lakes Timber Show, the Hasselhoff-Off and more.

Brewers’ Village

Musikfest Cafe – presented by Yuengling
Sample a diverse array of beers crafted by Pennsylvania’s award-winning breweries!

Künstler Markt

Shop for unique gifts, German-themed merchandise and collectibles, and watch live glassblowing demonstrations as ArtsQuest glass studio artists create wonderful works of art.

Kinderland

Treat the kids to an afternoon of crafts, Imagination Blocks and more!

Spielplatz

It’s fun and games galore as we host barrel rolling competitions, beer stein races and more.