Enjoy Oktoberfest in Philadelphia

Cannstatter Volksfest-Verein – Sept 5-7, 2015
The popular Labor Day Oktoberfest in Philadelphia that kicks off the German celebrations here.

Xfinity Live Xtoberfest – Philadelphia, PA – October 17, 2015
4th Annual event with beer garden tent and music from multiple DJs in seven different event areas. Sample 150+ beers from participating breweries in your custom beer stein and enjoy Oktoberfest-style foods. Purchase the X-treme VIP to get in one hour early and taste special vip-only German beers all day long. Contests will include the crowning of Mr. and Mrs. X-Toberfest, eating contests (hot dogs, pretzels, etc), stein holding contest. They are going to have a selection of pumpkin beers as well as exclusive beer launches from Victory Brewing Company. Dance on the tables in Victory Beer Hall, ride the mechanical bull or take part in the complimentary body painting. Silent auction of sports memorabilia with proceeds going to charity. They sold out in advance last year, so don’t rely on being able to purchase tickets at the door. Early Bird tickets are $15 for designated driver, $30 for general admission and $40 for VIP. Tickets include Free Parking in Lots S & T. For those not familiar with the venue, XFINITY Live! is the sports entertainment venue located next to the Wells Fargo Center and across the street from Citizens Bank Park. Location: 1100 Pattison Ave, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19148

Ambler Oktoberfest – Ambler, PA – October 3, 2015
The 24th annual Oktoberfest north of Philadelphia in Montgomery County will have a beer garden, food vendors, arts and crafts, live music and kids rides.

Oktoberfest at Grumblethorpe – Philadelphia, PA – October 3, 2015
The Revolutionary Germantown Festival celebrates October 4, 1777 when the Continental attempted to kick the British out of Germantown. The day includes battle re-enactment, beer garden and traditional Oktoberfest at Grumblethorpe from 4:30-7:30 PM after the festival concludes.
Location: 5267 Germantown Ave, Philadelphia PA

Brauhaus Schmitz Oktoberfest – Philadelphia, PA – September 19, 2015
This German bierhall and restaurant will throw celebrates Oktoberfest all week.  On Saturday it sponsors the 7th annual Philadelphia Oktoberfest Block Party from noon to 8 PM. A 200 foot long tent will be erected on the 700 block of South Street. Live oompah music, ceremonial keg tapping and liter lift competition will accompany the German beer and sausage.
Location: 718 South St, Philadelphia, PA 19147

Oktoberfest at Frankford Hall – Philadelphia, PA – September 19, 2015
This Northern Liberties Beer Garden will shut down Frankford Avenue with a block party of beer tents, live music and family friendly carnival for its Philadelphia Oktoberfest. Note: I haven’t seen the date posted online as of 9/6 but I can’t imagine it isn’t happening.
Location: 1210 Frankford Ave Philadelphia, PA 19125

Oktoberfest at Elmwood Park Zoo – Norristown, PA – September 12, 2015
The Elmwood Park Zoo will close to regular admission and throw its annual beer tasting festival. $40 general admission ticket gets you souvenir tasting glass, unlimited beer tasting and live animal encounters. Designated driver tickets are available for $15 per person.  Food Trucks and breweries include Brooklyn Brewery, Clown Shoes, Flying Fish, Lancaster Brewing, Naked Brewing, Round Guys Brewery, and Straub Beer.
Location: 1661 Harding Blvd Norristown, PA 19401

Lansdale Oktoberfest – Lansdale, PA – September 19, 2015
Children’s apple bobbing, potato sack races, the pie eating contest, and the Masskrrugstemmen (for adults) in addition to live music and German dancers.
Location: Whites Road Park, Lansdale, PA

Bloktoberfest – Philadelphia, PA – October 3, 2015
Four blocks of South Street from Broad to 18th Street in Philly will be closed to traffic for this non profit event with live music, craft beer and food.  Now celebrating its 7th year it runs from 12:00 pm to 8:00 pm.  Admission to enter is free. 
Location: South Street and Broad, Philadelphia, PA

Sisters of the Holy Redeemer Oktoberfest – Huntingdon Valley, Pa – October 3-4, 2015
Their 9th Annual Oktoberfest held 12 noon – 8 p.m. on Saturday and 12 noon – 5 p.m. on Sunday with no admission charge. Fun for the whole family includes German music, beer, food, activities & games, raffles, craft tables, hayrides & pony rides. 
Location: Provincialate, 521 Moredon Rd., Huntingdon Valley, Pa

Sisters of Holy Redeemer Oktoberfest –  Meadowbrook, Pa – October 3-4, 2015.  Celebrate a fun filled weekend of German music, food, drinks.  Also children’s activities, pony and hayrides, vendors, raffles, games.  Event happens rain or shine.  Parking is free.

Upper Main Line Rotary Oktoberfest – Oct 10, 2015
The Upper Main Line Rotary 3rd annual Oktoberfest is a family friendly event to be held rain or shine on Saturday, October 10, 2015 from 2-8 pm. Entrance is $8 for advance purchase and $10 at the door (no charge
for children under 21 with a paying adult.) Experience another culture without an expensive plane ticket! Savor classic German dishes like bratwurst, potato salad, & sauerkraut! Enjoy a selection of several fine beers or non-alcoholic drinks that are available. Location : Church of the Good Samaritan at 212 W. Lancaster Avenue, Paoli, PA 19301.

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