Drink up the true German heritage of Pennsylvania Dutch
Country during your trip to Lancaster
County this fall. Our area’s Oktoberfests
are filled to the brim with music, fun, food, and some of the best brews
Check out the events below, and book your stay at the Historic Smithton Inn
be close to all the action.
and Brew Fest
September 27, October 4, 11, 17, 18, and 25
2800 North Reading Rd., Adamstown, PA
Life is good at Stoudt’s Oktoberfest the last Sunday in
September and every Sunday in October. This family friendly event in their
Gemutlichkeit Bier Garden will let you share in German traditions and music. And
you’ll also find German sausages, red cabbage, and more to satisfy your inner
German. Want to know the best part? It’s only 20 minutes away from our inn!
Oktoberfest at the
Strasburg Rail Road
October 3, 10, and 24 (Boarding 5:30 p.m.; Departure 6:00
301 Gap Road, Ronks, PA
Travel down the tracks of the Strasburg Rail Road this
October to enjoy not only the gorgeous fall foliage but also locally crafted
beers and traditional German treats like hand-rolled pretzels. Have a sweet
tooth? Choose between German chocolate cake and apple dumplings. And, of
course, there are classic German meals including pork and sauerkraut and
bratwurst. Children and adults alike have plenty to look forward to at this fun-filled fall event.
You won’t want to miss these classic October events that
share some of what’s so exceptional about our German heritage. And don’t forget
to make a stay at the Historic Smithton Inn
part of your authentic German experience!
By Rebecca Gallagher
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