Oktoberfest presented by Yuengling

Free admission for 2014!

2014 Oktoberfest presented by Yuengling

October 3-5 & 10-12

Fridays: 5-11pm
Saturdays: 12-11pm
Sundays: 12-8pm


Food and Beverages

VIP Experiences

Enjoy live entertainment at Yuengling Festhalle, Oktoberfest's main beer hall! The Yuengling Festhalle tent will host all-inclusive food and beverage packages for companies, groups and individuals.

Two different options will be offered on the Oktoberfest Terrace:

Terraces – Lunch Package October 12,13th noon – 3pm
$79 per person
$75 per person (AQ Member or Parties of 16 or more)

  • Admission Ticket
  • Beer, Wine, Soda
  • Bavarian Soft Pretzel with Jalapeno Cheddar Dipping Sauce
  • Selection of Grilled Vegetables
  • Pierogies with Sautéed Onions & Sour Cream
  • Pulled Pork with Apple Cider Slaw & Potato Rolls
  • Char Grilled Smoked Polish Sausage, Brats, and Franks with Yuengling Beer Mustard & Pub Rolls
  • Assorted Cookies & Brownies
  • Oktoberfest Mug

Terraces – Dinner Package October 5,12,13th 5 – 9pm
$99 per person
$95 per person (AQ Member or Parties of 16 or more)

  • Admission Ticket
  • Beer, Wine, Soda
  • Basket of Sourdough Pretzels
  • Selection of Grilled Vegetables
  • Cucumber Salad with Cider Vinegar Dressing
  • Sauerbraten with Red Cabbage & Boiled Potatoes
  • Chicken-Schnitzel with Herbed Spaetzle
  • Char Grilled Smoke Polish Sausage, Brats and Franks with Yuengling Beer Mustard & Pub Rolls
  • Assorted Cookies & Brownies
  • Apple Strudel with Vanilla Whipped Cream
  • Oktoberfest Mug

Lunch packages include a three-hour buffet and beverage package, as well as an Oktoberfest refillable mug and admission to the festival; dinner packages include a four-hour buffet and beverage package along with the Oktoberfest mug and admission to the festival. Among the many delicious dishes that guests can enjoy are pulled pork with apple cider slaw, char-grilled Polish sausage and bratwurst, sauerbraten with red cabbage, wienerschnitzel with herbed spaetzle, Bavarian pretzels and more. Group tickets for both of these can be purchased by contacting the Box Office at 610-332-3378. Individual tickets can be purchased online.

Yuengling Paring Luncheon

Musikfest Café – 11:30a – 1:30pm

Sunday, Oct. 6th & 13th

Tickets: $64 ($60 for ArtsQuest Members)

Guests are invited to sample a variety of German & autumn-themed tapas and Yuengling beers as they meet the staff of D.G Yuengling & Son at the pairing lunches at Oktoberfest presented by Yuengling. During these culinary events, guests will be able to enjoy culinary creations created exclusively for the event by ArtsQuest Center Executive Chef Fred Grant which has been carefully paired with a Yuengling beer chosen by Jennifer Yuengling (Oct 6th) and Yuengling brew master John Callahan (Oct 13th) to complement and enhance the food's flavors. During the event, guests will learn about the characteristics of each beer, the brewing process, as well as history of D.G Yuengling & Son, the oldest and largest American owned brewer in the U.S.

First Course:
  • Beers: Yuengling Premium & Yuengling Light
  • Food Selection: Autumn Salad with dry rub chicken, apples, pears, and dried cherries – drizzled with warm bacon dressing
Second Course:
  • Beers: Yuengling Lager & Yuengling Light Lager
  • Food Selection: Char Grilled Shrimp with butternut squash puree, balsamic reduction and basil oil
Third Course:
  • Beers: Lord Chesterfield Ale & Black and Tan
  • Food Selection: Sauerbraten and Red Cabbage with herb spaetzle
Fourth Course:
  • Beers: Yuengling Oktoberfest & Yuengling Porter
  • Food Selection: Open-faced Bratwurst Ruben with warm root vegetable salad
Sweet Ending:
  • Paired with Choice of Beer
  • Food Selection: Roasted "seckel pear" with candied bacon

Musikfest Cafe presented by Yuengling Specials

In addition to the normal Musikfest Cabaret/SRO menu, the following specials are available.

  • Cheese Soup - Bavarian-style Lager and Garlic Croutons | $7
  • Traditional Potato Pancakes (8) - with Caramelized Onions, Apple Chutney and Sour Cream | $8
  • Goulash - Slow cooked beef, root vegetables, paprika | $12
  • Sliced Pork Sandwich - Roasted Pork, Rye Bread, House Made Sauerkraut | $11
  • Chicken Schnitzel - served with Buttered Herb Potatoes, Cider Braised Red Cabbage | $11

Mike & Ike Bistro Specials

  • Cheese Soup | $6
  • Traditional Potato Pancakes (6) - with sour cream and apple chutney | $5
  • Hand-carved Beef Brisket - with cider slaw | $10
  • Beer Brat - with house made sauerkraut | $9

Regular Bistro items still available!

  • SteelStacks Molten Chips | $8
  • Thai Carrot and Papaya Salad | $6.75
  • The BNB - Bavarian Pretzel Roll and Bratwurst with Sauerkraut and Beer Mustard | $7
  • Beer Brat - with house made sauerkraut and spicy mustard | $9
  • Caprese Salad on Herbed Focaccia Roll Fresh Mozzarella, Sundried Tomatoes, Basil and Extra Virgin Olive Oil | $7
  • Chicken Salad on Pumpernickel Roll with Lettuce, Tomato and Onion | $7.50
  • Smoked Turkey Breast on Multi-grain Roll Sliced Fontina Cheese, Lettuce, Tomato and Onion with Cranberry Aioli | $7
  • Corned Beef Special on Home-style Marble Rye with Coleslaw, Swiss Cheese and Russian Dressing | $7.50
  • Chilled Asian Noodles | $7.75
  • Kids Fare Mac and Cheese | $3.50
  • Kids Fare Chicken Fingers and French Fries | $5
  • Popcorn Small | $3 Medium | $4 Large | $5
  • Chips and Salsa | $3
  • Hot Dog | $3
  • Bavarian Pretzels | $3
  • Mike & Ike Candies | $3
  • Housemade SteelStacks Kettle Chips | $2.50
  • SteelStacks Granola Bar | $3.25
  • Giant Chocolate Chip Cookie | $2.50
  • Double Chocolate Chunk Brownie | $2.50
  • Fruit Cup | $3.50
  • Assorted Breyer's Ice Cream

Food Vendors

  • Bethlehem Dairy Store - Ice Cream, Chipwich, Apple Dumpling, Root Beer Float
  • Foodstuff - Potato Pancakes, Chicken Paprikash, Weinerschnitzel, Sauerbratten , Bierocks, Beef Goulash, Meatloaf, Halupki, Haluski, Coffee, Tea, Hot Chocolate, Milk
  • Heaven on a Bun - Hamburger, Cheesesteak, Hot Dog, Grilled Chicken, Chicken Fingers with Fries, Pierogies, Soda
  • Heidi's Strudel - Strudel, German Roasted Almonds
  • Karl Ehmer - Bratwurst, Krainerwurst, Knockwurst, Weisswurst, Long Vienna Hot Dog, Potato Salad, Platters German Soft Pretzels, Sauerkraut Pierogies, Soda
  • Shookie's Chicken - BBQ Chicken, Porketta, Twister Chips, Funnel Cake, Chicken Platter, Memphis Sundae, Soda


  • Yuengling Oktoberfest
  • Yuengling Lager
  • Yuengling Lager Light
  • Yuengling Black & Tan
  • Yuengling Lord Chesterfield Ale
  • 47 beers on tap at the ArtsQuest Center!
  • Coca-Cola products too!


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