2020 date to be announced (usually held the first full weekend in October)
Celebrate a little bit of Germany in Pennsylvania during the annual Oktoberfest held at the U.S. Army Heritage & Education Center. This free event promises fun for all ages, including entertainment, activities, carnival rides and games, an arts and crafts fair, and the tapping of the official brew of the Army War College in the beer and wine garden. There is ample parking on-site and handicapped and auxiliary parking if needed. While at the event, you can treat yourself to a variety of foods provided by numerous vendors and participate in a number of fun contests, such as the stein holding contest and keg toss.
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Additional Things to See & Do
While you’re visiting for Oktoberfest include one or more fun attractions and other events during your stay.
Fall Fun in the Valley - view a variety of seasonal activities in the Valley
Find Family Amusements - bring the whole family and explore the parks and interactive exhibits for kids
Cumberland Valley Beer Trail - tap, tour and try a pint while exploring the Valley's breweries and brewpubs