8 Can’t-Miss Oktoberfest Celebrations
Raise a glass at one of these local events.
All Photos Courtesy of Ardmore Initiative.
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Sept. 21, Aston
On Sept. 21, this Delaware County favorite will host a family-friendly celebration from 3-7 p.m., complete with new beer releases and music by the Daisy Jug Band. Also look for food from Two Stones Pub, Mom-Mom's Kitchen & Polish Food Cart and Dr. Wutzit's Wonder Balls food truck. 120 Concord Road, Aston.
Sept. 21, Exton
Sample over 75 beers from 14 Pennsylvania craft breweries at this third annual Oktoberfest event, running Sept. 21 from 3-6 p.m. The popular beer garden will offer live music from Lovelight Band, games, raffles and plenty of German cuisine. Tickets are required.
570 Wellington Square, Exton.
Sept. 21-22, Media.
Celebrate all weekend long at this brew-centric celebration, running Sept. 21 from 4-10 p.m. and 11:30 a.m. – 6p.m. on Sept. 22. Live music, festive food and plenty of good beer will abound.
609 W. State St., Media.
Sept. 28, Ardmore
Touting a new and expanded location, Ardmore Initiative once again presents a Bavarian wonderland. This year’s event will take place Sept. 28 from 2-8 p.m. Expect German fare and robust brews from Tired Hands, Iron Hill and John Henry’s Pub. Kids can decorate pumpkins and have their faces painted. The event is pay-as-you-go. VIP tickets are available.
99 Cricket Terrace, Ardmore.
Sept. 28, Berwyn
This free Oktoberfest event will offer plenty of entrainment in La Cabra’s back lot. Indulge in German-style beer, traditional German fare, and music on Sept. 28 from 12-7 p.m.
642 Lancaster Ave., Berwyn.
Oct. 5, Ambler
Butler Avenue comes alive with fall fun for this Oktoberfest. More than 90 arts-and-crafts vendors, 10 food trucks, rides for kids, two live-music stages and a beer garden will partake in the town’s annual seasonal celebration of autumn on Oct. 5 from 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Butler Avenue, Ambler.
Oct. 12, Paoli
Good Samaritan Field in Paoli will host this year’s celebration on Oct. 12 from 12-7:30 p.m. Benefiting the Rotary Club of the Upper Main Line, look for German cuisine, beer, live music, kid-friendly activities and pumpkin decorating.
212 W. Lancaster Ave., Paoli.
Oct. 5, King of Prussia Mall
Take a trip to Bavaria by way of the King of Prussia Mall, which hosts this event in its parking lot on Oct. 5 from 4:30-8:30 p.m. Expect over 60 craft brewers, live music, food vendors and more