Prost! Fall is the season for Oktoberfest celebrations and beer festivals. While Bucks County has already hosted several events over the past month, you're in luck – there are still a few more! If you're a beer enthusiast (or just love a good festival), you'll want to check out this list of upcoming events in Bucks County and nearby areas.
5th Annual OctoberFEAST at Peddler's Village
When: Saturday and Sunday, October 12 and 13 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: Peddler’s Village, routes 202 and 263, Lahaska
A culinary spin on the traditional German festival with a Beer Garden, Wine and Spirits, tasty Bavarian food specialties, live music, shopping promotions, kids’ entertainment and family-friendly activities.
Plus, the Village's larger-than-life scarecrow creations will be on display until October 27!
Conshohocken Beer Festival
When: Saturday, October 12 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: A.A. Garthwaite Stadium, East 11th and Harry Street, Conshohocken
More than 50 breweries will be participating (plus a few PA wineries, cideries and a meadery). Tickets are $50.00 for general admission and $15.00 for designated drivers. General admission ticket provides a cup to sample the beers. The event is a benefit for the Conshohocken Plymouth Whitemarsh Rotary and is managed by More Than the Curve. Get tickets here.
4th Annual 23rd Street Armory Oktoberfest Presented by Brauhaus Schmitz
When: Friday, October 18 from 7:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. and Saturday, October 19 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: 22 S. 23rd Street, Philadelphia
Celebrate with Brauhaus Schmitz at the 4th Annual 23rd Street Armory Oktoberfest. The two-day festival includes three sessions, each able to accommodate 1,400 revelers for one of the biggest beer-drinking events to hit Philadelphia and one of the most authentic Oktoberfest parties in the United States. The fortress-like structure will mimic an authentic Munich festival tent decked out with Bavarian blue and white ceilings, authentic festival tables and benches imported from Germany. The lofted stage area will host musical acts such as The Bratwurst Boys on Friday night and Brauhaus regulars Die Heimatklänge on Saturday. Executive Chef Valentin Bay will prepare traditional Oktoberfest food, and the world famous Hofbräuhaus München – Das Original will provide the beer. General Admission costs $25 per person; VIP is $70 per person; and UBER VIP costs $85 per person. Tickets are on sale now at: www.armoryoktoberfest.com.
Oktoberfest at Snipes Farm & Education Center
When: Saturday, October 19 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Where: 890 W. Bridge Street, Morrisville
This is an Oktoberfest that the whole family can enjoy! From 12 to 5 p.m., enjoy drinks in the beer and wine garden. In addition, there will be hayrides to the pumpkin field, a corn maze, live entertainment, dance performances, food trucks and vendors. Kids will love the face painting, costume characters, balloon art and inflatables. Admission is $6 per person (under 3 is free.) Rain date is Sunday, October 20.
1st Annual Autumn Faire at Churchville Nature Center
When: Saturday, October 19 from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Where: 501 Churchville Lane, Churchville
Churchville Nature Center is hosting its first annual Autumn Faire in their Wildlife Gardens. Enjoy tastings from local breweries, live music, artisan vendors with sustainably crafted goods, food trucks, herbalism workshops, games, raffles and so much more! You’ll see Naked Brewing Company, Crooked Eye Brewing Company, Mead Well Philadelphia, Noble Earth Kombucha, and Locust Light Farm to name a few. Come ready to find one-of-a-kind jewelry, clothes, wood crafted wares, local honey, paintings, and Bavarian-style foods. Enjoy live music by Those Looks, High Hearts & Eli the Hawk! This event is kid-friendly and entry is free.
Washington Crossing Fall Brewfest
When: Saturday, October 26 from 12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Where: Washington Crossing Historic Park 1112 River Road, Washington Crossing
While it doesn’t technically call itself an Oktoberfest celebration, the third annual Washington Crossing Fall Brewfest is certainly a celebration of seasonal food and brews. Sample hundreds of ciders, sours and seasonal beers from dozens of local, regional and national breweries. All General Admission guests receive unlimted 2-ounce pours in a special commemorative glass. There will also be a number of food vendors. Enjoy the drinks of the season while surrounded by nature's beauty! Tickets are $45 (DD tickets are $10) and can be purchased online here.