Oktoberfest 2012 in Lancaster County

I love the month of October!  Not only is the weather typically fantastic, but there are a whole slew of festivals and events that celebrate great beer… and we’ve got plenty of great beer in Lancaster County.  Here’s a snapshot to help you plan your trip:

Lancaster Liederkranz:  A traditional Oktoberfest event  with fantastic food, music, and yes… BEER!
September 21 – 23; Manheim
http://www.lancasterliederkranz.com

Lancaster Brewing Company:  Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Lancaster, PA
September 21 – October 21
http://www.lancasterbrewing.com

Stoudts:
Adamstown, PA
Microfest:  October 13
http://www.stoudtsbeer.com/events_micro-fest.html
Oktoberfest:  September 29- October28
http://www.stoudtsbeer.com/events_oktoberfest.html

PLUS:

PA Renaissance Faire:  While it’s not actually an Oktoberfest, they do have people dressed up in funky costumes and there’s lots of beer flowing (probably linked to those costumes!)
Manheim, PA
Weekends, August 4 – October 28
http://www.parenfaire.com/