Philadelphia, PA - The fall season is going to swing right into Dilworth Park alongside the appearance of Octoberfest, the yearly three-day celebration starting Friday, October 11 through Sunday, October 13 2019.
Center City, Octoberfest includes a jam-packed event featuring music, games and live entertainment, combined with in-season food and the best craft beer and cocktail garden in town.
Dilworth Park Octoberfest Returns
Seasonal décor will decorate the space, providing photo-worthy backdrops for guests to snap, post, and share. The Met Philadelphia Stage is slated to host a variety of local bands and DJs, curated by Live Nation. Pumpkin painting, apple pressing and cider making with the Wissahickon Environmental Center are just some of the free activities to be offered.
Brûlée Catering has crafted a delicious seasonal menu of traditional favorites like bratwurst with whole-grain Maker’s Mark mustard and German potato salad, plus Philly-fusion bites like cheesesteaks and a warm Bavarian pretzel with Victory cheese sauce. These and other refreshments will be available in the Air Grille and pop-up beer tent, along with fall-inspired cocktails made with Maker’s Mark bourbon and seasonal brews like Victory Brewing Company’s Festbier and Goose Island.
New this year, a pumpkin carving demonstration and keg tapping will kick off the weekend’s festivities at noon on Friday. The popular stein hoisting competition, judged by Christina Dowd, executive director of Philly Loves Beer, will return on Saturday at 4:30 p.m. Football fans are invited to watch the Philadelphia Eagles take on the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday afternoon as the game is broadcast live on large high-definition TVs.
Treats, trinkets, and crafts galore! The Made in Philadelphia Fall Market will also return to Dilworth Park this weekend. Featuring, a lineup of over 50 local artisans, visitors are encouraged to browse and buy one-of-a-kind pieces found exclusively at this pop-up event.
Dilworth Park Octoberfest Returns at Dillworth Plaza