10 Can’t-Miss Main Line Area Oktoberfest Celebrations
Raise a beer stein to fall at one of these festivities.
320 Market Cafe and 2SP Brewery are teaming up to serve house-made German food, including the famous Apple Cider Doughnut Burger on Sept. 13 from 2-9 p.m. in celebration of Oktoberfest—with a decidedly Delco twist. Select draft beers will be poured in traditional German half liter glasses.
733 S. Chester Road, Swarthmore.
Enjoy a night for adults at the Philadelphia Zoo with over 70 beer stations and several food trucks at this ticketed event. Souvenir tasting cups, live music, games and activities will also be on tap.
3400 W. Girard Ave., Philadelphia.
Cricket Avenue transforms into a Bavarian wonderland, complete with plenty of German fare from McCloskey’s Tavern, John Henry’s Pub and Jack McShea’s. Also expect robust brews, live entertainment and dancing. Kids activities include cookie and pumpkin decorating, crafts and face painting.
17 Cricket Ave., Ardmore.
Oktoberfest at Thornbury Farm
At Calvary Lutheran Church of West Chester, all are welcome to take part in this second annual Oktoberfest celebration. Kick off autumn with live music, beer and wine, a food truck, games and more.
1256 Thornbury Road, West Chester.
Over 40 craft beers and 10 local breweries will be on tap for for the second annual Oktoberfest, hosted by Suburban Restaurant and Beer Garden. The ticketed event includes live music, games and raffles for Flyers tickets, a private five course beer dinner, Suburban beer baskets and more.
570 Wellington Square, Exton.
Sterling Pig Oktoberfest
Enjoy beer, music, games and authentic German food from under the tent next to this local star brewery. Don’t miss the tapping of their signature Oktoberfest bier.
609 W. State St., Media.
This 21 and over ticketed event promises all you can eat and drink, a souvenir mug and prizes for best Oktoberfest costume. There will also be live music and onsite babysitting.
Narberth Park, 80 Windsor Ave., Narberth.
Oktoberfest Main Line
Presented by the Rotary Club of the Upper Main Line, this family-friendly ticketed event has games, pumpkin decorating, face painting and bounce houses for the kids. Adults can delight in live music, dancing and German food while sipping from a selection of brews.
Good Samaritan Church, 212 W. Lancaster Ave., Paoli.
Imbibe in local beer and pretzels on the porch of this American artists’ residence. There are limited group tickets for this hour-long studio tour and pop-up exhibition and attendees must be 21 and older.
1520 Horseshoe Trail, Malvern.
The Craft House
Imbibe with two full days of Oktoberfest celebrations overlooking the Ingleside Golf Course. Festivities include live music, plus a slew of food and beer specials to satisfy every taste.
300 N. Bailey Road, Thorndale.