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Oktoberfest in July

Oktoberfest in July

man holding plastic bier steins

Overview

Zicke Zacke Zicke Zacke Hoi Hoi Hoi! 

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!

austrian boys band

Live Music

Main Stage & Festival Tent 

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

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

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.

 

kiffles

Vendors & Entertainment

Explore the Food & Craft Vendors 

2018 Vendor List Subject to Change

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 2018 Bier Stein Olympics 

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 

Fun for the kids (and the kids at heart)

  • Pig & Wiener Dog Races
  • 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, July 13, 2018.

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)