JULY 19 & 20, 2014
11am to 6pm
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The Poconos' Wurst Festival is back with even more wursts, wieners, kielbasa, pierogies and brews! With both Polish and German themes, the event will feature 3 stages of music, traditional costumed dance performances, pig and “hot dog” races, ethnic craft vendors, new “Bier Stein Olympics”- fun games for adults and plenty of wursts, wieners, kielbasa, pierogies and cold brews. Children’s entertainment will include the Puppen Meister marionette show, Brat Man living statue, rubber duck races, bavarian juggling shows and face painting.

Bring your appetite... Food vendors will be serving up the best wursts, potato salad, red cabbage, apple strudel, BBQ kielbase, pierogi, potatoe pancake pastie, sauerkraut, stuffed cabbage,potatoe dumplings, sauerbraten, bratwurst, schnitz un knepp, schweineschnitzel, szaszlyk, bigos, kiszka, golonka and more.

Join us for a weekend of family fun & entertainment!

Festival Details

The Chardon Polka Band - Website | Facebook
The Chardon Polka Band is known for being innovative and extremely adaptive with the ability to please almost any audience; whether it be 20-somethings at a college hang-out, or the patrons of a local senior center. In their nine years together, the band has made a name for itself by adding a colorful twist to the traditional genre of the polka. Performing both Saturday & Sunday.

One Man Polka Band -
One Man Polka Band and JD Jerzy has been providing music, fun and dancing for over 35 years, playing traditional Polish music as well as anything that ranges from Country to Todays Big Hits. He singer, plays the accordion, guitar and piano. His music is on every occasion. Performing on Sunday.

The Austrian Boys -
The Austrian Boys Band, founded forty years ago by Frank Billowitz, Sr., carries on the tradition of distinctive regional Austrian-German music here in the U.S. Performing both Saturday & Sunday.

Eddie Derwin & the Polka Naturals -
The Polka Naturals were founded in 1984 under the direction of accordionist Eddie Derwin, is a favorite traditional Polka band from the Pennsylvania Coal Region performing at festivals and functions throughout the tri-state area. Performing both Saturday & Sunday.

Bier Stein Olympics


Held Saturday & Sunday during the festival
Sign-Up Early! Limited Spots! Must be 21+ to play. 

Liter Stein Bucket Race
Speed and accuracy are key... Teams of four will compete in a bier stein water relay where each player will fill the next player's stein until they overflow the bucket at the end.

Stein Hoisting
How long can you hoist? The game is simple, how long can you hold a 1 Liter glass stein filled to the brim with liquid and held by a straight ninety degree arm in front of entrant, parallel to the floor with elbows locked. Once entrant’s elbow bends or spills/drops the stein, entrant loses the Contest.


- Puppen Meister Marionette Shows & Games
- "Hot Dog" Pig & Dog Races
- German "Brat" Man
- Bavarian Juggling Shows
- Face Painting
- Huge Inflatable Bavarian Slide
- German & Polish Dancers

Festival Photos

Tickets & Parking

Advance Discout Tickets  Group Rates

Advance 1-Day Tickets

Adult - $12
Child (age 5-12) - $10
Child (Age 4 & Under) - Free

Advance 2-Day Tickets

Adult - $20
Child (age 5-12) - $20
Child (Age 4 & Under) - Free

Gate 1-Day Tickets

Adult - $15
Child (age 5-12) - $12
Child (Age 4 & Under) - Free

Gate 2-Day Tickets

Adult - $24
Child (age 5-12) - $24
Child (Age 4 & Under) - Free

Festival Parking

Parking is free.

Cash and all major credit cards accepted at the gate.
Discount tickets are available until 4:00pm on Friday, July 18, 2014.
Additional tickets are available at the gate.

ATM available on site.