We’re just at the brink of October and well into the festivities of Oktoberfest. If you wish to celebrate an authentic German-style Oktoberfest, we have just the right recipe for you. Get a pair of all-leather lederhosen, a warm pretzel, and, most importantly, the right beer, including only water, yeast, barley, and hops.
Wondering where you would get it all in Philadelphia with the vibrant German feels? We got you sorted. Here is a list of Oktoberfest events and happenings in Philly!
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South Street Fest
at South Street Headhouse District
South Street Headhouse District is kicking off its first-ever Oktoberfest this year. The South Street Fest will begin the celebrations on Oct 1 at 11 am, and you can groove until 7 pm. Come here with your friends and family, and enjoy the international food and drinks. You can also explore through the handmade crafts and eclectic local vendors.
Oktoberfest in Yardley, PA
at Vault Smoke House
Count on Vault Brewing Company for plenty of new experiences and festivities this Oktoberfest. From German-inspired food from Vault Smoke House to live music from Philly German Brass to craft beer, they promise a fun-packed evening. The party will begin on Oct 1 at noon and go until 5 pm.
Oktoberfest in West Chester, PA
at West Chester Public Library
Gather your loved ones and join the party at West Chester Public Library. The free bratwurst hotdogs and pretzels will make your tummy happy, while the craft beer and wine cash bar will keep your afternoon dazzling. You can also take a chance on their 50/50 raffle or play their trivia game to show off your competitive self!
Oktoberfest at La Cabra
at La Cabra Brewing
Experience an authentic German Oktoberfest celebration at La Cabra Brewing on Oct 1 and 2. They will serve four German styles of beer on tap outside, including the most special, Oktoberfest (Festbier). You can also purchase the 20oz. dimpled glass mugs. Join the party in your lederhosen and dirndls while the executive chef Patrick Seyfried serves incredible German cuisine.