October Events and Festivals in Pennsylvania

Autumn is upon us — with crisp days, cozy nights, fiery foliage, and an abundance of fun fall festivals in Pennsylvania! Whether it’s hayrides, food festivals, pumpkin patches, or train excursions, we’re ready with all the classic events you want to experience this season. Find your favorite plaid shirt, grab something pumpkin-spiced, and get ready to revel in what we’ve got lined up for all you Happy Travelers this October.

To see a full list of the events and festivals happening this October, check out the visitPA Website.

1. King of Prussia Beerfest Royale

King of Prussia Beerfest Royale
King of Prussia Beerfest Royale

Find out what’s pouring at the King of Prussia Beerfest Royale, a beer-tastic event too big for just one day of celebration. The festivities include a tasting and pairing happy hour, games, music, food, and hoppy happiness.

When: Oct. 4 & 6

Where: King of Prussia

Cost: Costs vary

2. Mifflinburg Oktoberfest

dancing at Mifflinburg Oktoberfest
Mifflinburg Oktoberfest

Honor Mifflinburg’s rich German heritage at the 14th annual Mifflinburg Oktoberfest. Watch exciting competitions from the keg toss to the mug lift and show off your dance moves to the sounds of live entertainment. Don’t forget to snag a commemorative Mifflinburg Oktoberfest beer stein for refills of the best beers around.

When: Oct. 5-6

Where: Mifflinburg

Cost: Free

3. Oktoberfest


Experience German culture done Pennsylvania-style at Oktoberfest in Bethlehem. Sample brews from large Yuengling Biergartens, listen to live polka, get your fill of authentic German food, and watch axe-wielding lumberjacks of the Great Lakes Timber Show. Don’t miss the Hasselhoff-Off  or Yuengling Oktoberfest 5k.

When: Oct. 5-7; 12-14

Where: Bethlehem

Cost: Free admission, pay as you go

4. Pocono Food Truck & Art Festival

Pocono Food Truck & Art Festival
Pocono Food Truck & Art Festival

Satisfy your appetite with the Pocono Food Truck & Art Festival, featuring a lineup of more than 25 vendors. Try the best food on wheels ranging from sweet and savory to spicy and delicious, and cast your vote for your favorite truck. Start your holiday shopping early and browse artwork from the region’s most talented painters, crafters, photographers, and sculptors.

When: Oct. 20-21

Where: East Stroudsburg

Cost: $12.50 for adults, $8.50 for children ages 5-12, free for children ages 4 and under