About Oktoberfest


October 4-6 & 11-13

Now in its 9th year, Oktoberfest presented by Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE) is a free festival that features brew samples, authentic German food and beer, live music and schuhplattlers, as well as attractions like the exciting Beer-Lympics competition, the popular dachshund races, Yuengling Oktoberfest 5K, local artisans and more!


Fridays | 6-11 PM
Saturdays | 12-10 PM
Sundays | 12-6 PM

Map & Venues


PNC Plaza
645 E. First Street,
Bethlehem, PA 18015


Oktoberfest Biergartens

Biergartens feature beer by D.G. Yuengling & Son, Sam Adams Brewery, Weyerbacher Brewing Company, Hofbräu, Goose Island and more. Each biergarten features its own unique theme and entertainment, with guests greeted by the welcoming sounds of Polka bands, schuhplattlers or alp horns and fun games like cornhole or kong pong.

  • Yuengling Biergarten on PNC Plaza
  • Yuengling Biergarten on Air Products Town Square
  • Samuel Adams & Weyerbacher Biergarten
  • Hofbräu Biergarten
  • SteelStacks Biergarten presented by Penn Beer

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 wiener Dog Races, the Hasselhoff-Off and more.

Brewers’ Village

Presented by Wegmans
Musikfest Café 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 glass blowing demonstrations as ArtsQuest glass studio artists create wonderful works of art.


Treat the kids to an afternoon of crafts, face painting, Imagination Blocks, bounce houses and more!


It’s fun and games galore as we host barrel rolling competitions, beer stein races and our Stein Hoisting Competition.