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Oktoberfest in July

Oktoberfest in July

Overview

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With both Polish and German themes, Oktoberfest in July will feature two stages of music, traditional costumed dance performances, 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 Brat Man living statue, magic shows, rubber duck races, inflatable Bavarian slide, bavarian juggling shows, Stefan the Polish Magician and face painting. 



Join us for a weekend of family fun & entertainment in the Pocono Mountains!

Live Music

Main Stage & Festival Tent 

presented by Green Mountain Energy

The Bratwurst Boys

The Bratwurst Boys are currently the hottest Oktoberfest band out of Long Island amongst a growing scene of young lederhosen clad hipsters and dirndl wearing frauleins. Steeped in the tradition of their German families but also performing in a myriad of musical styles, the boys came together to form a sound that appeals to audiences of all ages and ethnicities. Be ready to dance, drink beer, drink more beer and party with a fun bunch of guys!

 

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.

 

 

G.T.V. ALMRAUSCH

Based in Philadelphia, the G.T.V. Almrausch is one of the oldest Schuhplattler Vereine in North America. A member of Gauverband Nordamerika, the Almrausch is committed to upholding the traditions and culture of Bavaria.

 

Ski Lodge & Biergarten 

presented by Life Storage

Joe Stanky & the Cadets

Joe Stanky and The Cadets have been performing for over 30 years appearing at venues from Texas to Massachusetts and Florida to Michigan.

 

Brauhaus Bar 

presented by The Villas at Tree Tops & Fairway

 

Apple Strudel Gang

The Apple Strudel Gang is a great German Ompah band with strong performances by Mark on accordion, Sheila on vocals and boombas, clarinet, trombone, tuba and trumpet. They perform wonderful songs of the present day German genre and great tunes from the Rheingold orchestra song book from pre World War II Germany.

 

 

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.

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Vendors & Entertainment

Explore the Food & Craft Vendors 

Explore over 30 vendors selling food, crafts and specialty items throughout the festival grounds.

Austrian Strudel

German Style Roasted Nuts

Grilled Polska Kielbasa and Hotdogs

Pierogies and stuffed cabbage

Kiffles

Sausage & Peppers

Smoked bratwurst sliders

Speckled Lemonade & Iced Teas

saurbraten, kaseschnitzel dinners and assorted wursts

Smoked dry Chili Spice Blends

and much more

The 2017 Bier Stein Olympics 

presented by Resort Beverage Company

Stein Hoisting

How long can you hoist? The game is simple, how long can you hold a two, 1 Liter steins filled to the brim with liquid? The steins must be 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.

 

 

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.

 

 

Beer Belly Contest

Fellas, do you think your gut has what it takes to win this glorious recognition? If so, then come out and compete in the Wurst Fest Best Beer Belly contest. Candidates will be judged on size and personality by the audience. May the best belly win!

Kids Area

Kinder Kids Entertainment 

presented by Coca-Cola

Fun for the kids (and the kids at heart) 

- Inflatable Bavarian Slide 

- Bavarian Juggling Shows 

- Face Painting 

- Magic Shows

Tickets & Parking

ADVANCE DISCOUNT 1-Day 2-Day
Adult $9 $15
Child (5-12) $7.50 $15
Child (4 & Under) Free Free
Discount tickets are available online until 4:00pm on Friday, October 6, 2017.
Additional tickets are available at the gate during the festival.
AT THE GATE 1-Day 2-Day
Adult $12.50 $17
Child (5-12) $8.50 $17
Child (4 & Under) Free Free

All festival parking is free.

All festival parking is free.

Cash and all major credit cards accepted at the gate. All coupons must be printed and presented at time of purchase. There is an ATM available on site.

Coolers and outside food are not permitted.

  • No Weapons
  • No Fireworks
  • No Alcohol
  • No Pets (Service animals are welcome)