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Save the date for a delicious dining event from 2 – 6 p.m. on Sat., Oct. 2, 2021.

BETHLEHEM, Pa. – ArtsQuest is proud to present Pierogipalooza, an experiential dining experience, beginning at 2 p.m. on Sat., Oct. 2, 2021. Attendees will be able to sample savory pierogi creations at stations throughout the SteelStacks campus. Passports can be purchased for $20 in advance or $23 the day of event. These passports will go on sale beginning Mon., Sept. 13 for  ArtsQuest Circle donors and Tues., Sept. 14 for ArtsQuest Members. Passports will go on sale at 10 a.m. Wed., September 15 to the public at steelstacks.org.

Palette & Pour, our new full-service bar and quick-service kitchen located on the first floor of the ArtsQuest Center, has given us the opportunity to take our dining experiences to the next level,” Patrick Brogan, ArtsQuest’s Chief Programming Officer said. “We can’t wait for foodies to try these new takes on this potato-filled Pennsylvania food staple.”

With the passports, attendees will receive their choice of any six pierogis, available at different spots on the SteelStacks campus. Pierogies can also be purchased individually for $4 on the day of the event. Savory varieties will include Buffalo chicken, baked potato, jalapeño popper, Philly cheesesteak and Reuben pierogies. Those with a sweet tooth can try the sweet potato pie, maple and marshmallow varieties.

Pierogipalooza will be part of ArtsQuest’s Oktoberfest, presented by Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE). The festival, now in its 11th year, will feature brew samples, live music, local artisans as well as popular activities like the dachshund dog parade and the Pennsylvania State Steinholding Championship. Visit steelstacks.org/Oktoberfest for more information. ArtsQuest will continue to follow the latest CDC, state and local health and safety guidelines. Visit artsquest.org/safety for more information.

About ArtQuest
ArtsQuest’s mission is to provide access to exceptional artistic, cultural and educational experiences using arts and culture as key elements of economic development for our urban communities. ArtsQuest™ supports this mission via the presentation of performing and visual arts, film, arts education classes and outreach, youth programming and cultural events.

Through festivals such as its flagship event, Musikfest; the Banana Factory Arts Center; and the ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks arts and cultural campus, ArtsQuest’s programming reaches more than 1.9 million people annually. The organization’s programs and events, approximately 50 percent of which are free to attend, have a combined economic impact of more than $136 million annually in the region. ArtsQuest is a proud member of NIVA, the National Independent Venue Association and NATO, the National Association of Theatre Owners.

Information provided to TVL by:
Nicole Harrell
ArtsQuest Director of Communications