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Central Pennsylvania Oktoberfest

Hershey Harrisburg Craft Beer Country

Saturday, October 5, 2013 from 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM (EDT)

Central Pennsylvania Oktoberfest

Ticket Information

Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
VIP Admission Ended $50.00 $3.74
General Admission Ended $20.00 $2.09

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Event Details

On October 5, 2013, the Hershey Harrisburg Craft Beer Country will partner with Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course to host the Central Pennsylvania Oktoberfest.  The trackside festival will provide ticket holders with a taste of the hand-crafted brews in the region finely paired with Pennsylvania Dutch foods while showcasing local musicians leading up to the Run for the Laurels, the evening's first race.

Participating Breweries:
Event Schedule:
VIP Admission -- 2:00 to 3:00 featuring music by Pat Cusick
General Admission -- 3:00-6:00 featuring the music of Number Nine, a Beatles band leading up to "The Run for the Laurels"
VIP Tickets - $50 in advance
The VIP tickets include tasting a special beer brewed just for the VIP hour by each brewery and 2 other signature beers from each brewery, enjoy heavy hors d'oeurves reminiscent of traditional Pennsylvania Dutch faire (sauerbraten sliders, chicken wings, smoked trout, cheese display, and hard & soft pretzel station), deluxe souvenir mug, and a more intimate tasting experience.  In addition, each guest will be able to stay and enjoy the General Admission period, including a track side view of the Run for the Laurels!
General Admission Tickets - $20 in advance/$25 at door
The General Admission tickets include music, 3 hours of tasting 2 different beers by each brewery, hard pretzel bites, and prime viewing of the Run for the Laurels from the rail--track side.  In addition, Hollywood Casino's cullinary team will have your favorite Oktoberfest foods for sale!
Designated Driver Tickets - $10
These tickets can only be purchased with another ticket (purchase at door) and allows guests to enjoy the music and 2 complimentary soft drinks or bottles of water.  These guests cannot participate in the beer tastings.

Must be 21 or older to enter the event. Gambling Problem? Call 1-877-565-2112 for help.

Have questions about Central Pennsylvania Oktoberfest? Contact Hershey Harrisburg Craft Beer Country

When & Where

Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course
777 Hollywood Blvd
Grantville, PA

Saturday, October 5, 2013 from 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM (EDT)

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Hershey Harrisburg Craft Beer Country

A band of brewers have come together to showcase some of the finest handcrafted beer in Pennsylvania. These breweries have perfected a vast selection of unique handcrafted brews for the enjoyment of any palate, and are conveniently surrounded by first-rate attractions, including Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course, and world-renowned restaurants and hotels!

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Central Pennsylvania Oktoberfest
Grantville, PA Events Festival

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