There may still be one day of Musikfest left, but fans who love festivals can already start celebrating the next big event as ArtsQuest presents the first Oktoberfest presented by Yuengling Preview Day at Musikfest. The event, set for noon-10 p.m. at Musikfest’s Wells Fargo Festplatz, will feature great discounts on advance Oktoberfest tickets, the first Yuengling Oktoberfest beer of the season, a special text to win contest for the Yuengling Little Guy trailer and more. Also featured are performances by the Walt Groller Orchestra, Bud Hudenski and the Corsairs and The Alex Meixner Band.
Throughout the day, guests at Festplatz can pick up the new Oktoberfest pocket schedule, which includes Oktoberfest performance schedules and details on all the attractions at the 2013 festival. The guides, which are also being handed out throughout the festival by the Musikfest Street Team, also include a special Buy One Ticket, Get One Free offer for Oktoberfest tickets. The BOGO offer can be redeemed today at the Festplatz merchandise tent.
The third-annual Oktoberfest presented by Yuengling is set for Oct. 4-6 and 11-13 at SteelStacks in Bethlehem. The event will include a variety of live music, delicious German food, the popular dachshund races and more. New this year is the Celebrity Skills Challenge, which will include teams led by Bethlehem Mayor John Callahan, The Morning Call’s Bill White, The Express-Times’ Dustin Schoof, Lehigh Valley IronPigs’ Lindsey Knupp, 99.9 The Hawk’s Bill Sheridan and George Wacker of LehighValleywithLove.com taking part in a variety of fun games and skills challenges. Rumor has it that Yuengling’s Lord Chesterfield may also field a team for the event!
For complete details on Oktoberfest presented by Yuengling, visit www.artsquest.org/oktoberfest.