Like tinsel, guitar solos, and incriminating legal papers, sauerkraut is best finely shredded. Enjoy this slivered specialty of the Old World with today’s Groupon to ArtsQuest Oktoberfest, sponsored by Yuengling and located at SteelStacks in Bethlehem. Choose between the following options:
- For $8, you get two adult admission tickets (up to a $20 value).
- For $15, you get four adult admission tickets (up to a $40 value).
The Groupon is valid for the following dates:
- Thursday, September 29 from 6 p.m. to midnight
- Friday, September 30 from noon to midnight
- Thursday, October 6 from 6 p.m. to midnight
- Friday, October 7 from noon to midnight
America’s oldest operating brewery, Yuengling, pairs with arts-and-culture nonprofit group ArtsQuest to host an authentic Oktoberfest tinged with Pennsylvania flair that toasts to Deutschland heritage with German food, beer, and music. Admission to the festival endows ticketholders with access to all of the day’s activities, such as the ceremonial Oktoberfest keg tap with Dick Yuengling on September 29, the unveiling of Yuengling’s brand-new Oktoberfest beer, and the annual running of the schnitzels.
After reveling in Bavarian culture, Oktoberfesters can visit the Yuengling Festhalle tent to sup from a stately sprawl of traditional German dishes such as cheese soup, potato pancakes, sliced-pork sandwiches, and grilled cornish hen available for purchase. Live music fills the airwaves each evening, and visitors can watch rabblerousing activities such as the barrel-roll competition and beer-stein races or fan the flames of their inner competitor ($5/person entry for each activity). Free parking is available in the lot across the street from SteelStacks.