Brews & Pierogies for All at Oktoberfest!

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PierogiPalooza & Oktoberfest Brewers’ Village are both back for this year’s Oktoberfest!

Bethlehem, PA, September 12, 2023 – Prost! Brewers’ Village presented by The Lehigh Valley Brewers Guild and PierogiPalooza is back for Oktoberfest 2023. Oktoberfest is presented by Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE).

Oktoberfest Brewers’ Village presented by the Lehigh Valley Brewers Guild
Brewers’ Village presented by the Lehigh Valley Brewers Guild will be held on Saturday, Oct. 14 at 1 p.m. in the Musikfest Café. Brewers’ Village will be split into two sessions. Session one VIP will begin at 1 p.m. and general admission will be from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m. Session two VIP will begin at 5 p.m. and general admission will be from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m.

This event offers a variety of festive, hand-crafted beers, from German-style märzens to autumn-inspired pumpkin ales, which will take center stage at our ninth annual Oktoberfest Brewers’ Village. All attendees will receive a 2oz. sampling mug for sample pours from award-winning craft breweries. While sampling brews, attendees can enjoy delicious food, fun and games at Oktoberfest!

This is a 21+ event. Tickets are on sale now! For ArtsQuest Members and Circle Donors, VIP tickets are $50, general admission is $30 and $10 for designated drivers. For the general public, VIP is $55, general admission is $35 and $10 for DD. VIP tickets include 1-hour early access, a Brewers’ Village beanie and access to the limited-edition Yuengling Cask. You can purchase tickets here!

Below are the participating breweries:

PierogiPalooza 2023
For its third year, PierogiPalooza is back! Thanks to our friends at Levy Restaurants, you can come and enjoy a delicious variety of pierogis on both Oct. 7 and 14 from 2-6 p.m. You can purchase Oct. 7 tickets here and Oct. 14 here! Tickets are $24 and day of PierogiPalooza will be $29.

The passport will allow attendees to try each one of these savory pierogis or you can have multiple of your favorite! This year, there will be six brand new pierogi flavors! Sweet and savory varieties include:

  • Jerk Pierogi topped with jerk chicken
  • Pumpkin Cream Cheese & Cinnamon Sugar
  • Broccoli Cheddar
  • Cubano
  • The Holiday Pierogi
    • With stuffing, mac and cheese and topped with turkey and gravy!
  • Sautéed Onion, Sour Cream and Scallions

The pierogis will be at various locations throughout the SteelStacks campus – attendees will receive a map. Come and enjoy all the pierogis listed above from 2-6 p.m. in addition to all of the great things Oktoberfest has to offer!

*Attached picture credits to Jeff Auger*

About ArtsQuest
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, of which over 50% of which are free to attend, have a combined economic impact of more than $136 million annually in the region.



Information provided to TVL by:
Abigail Wolf