The Details:

What: Ardmore Oktoberfest!

When: Saturday, September 23, 2017, 2-8pm

Where: Cricket Ave. in Ardmore (GPS use 17 Cricket Ave.)

General Admission: $1 for 21+ wristband (pay at event)

VIP Admission: $50 for 4 drink tickets and access to VIP Beer Garden with food and beverage offerings

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Ardmore Oktoberfest

Prost! Ardmore Oktoberfest returns Saturday, September 23rd, from 2-8pm. Cricket Avenue in Downtown Ardmore will come alive with traditional German fare, brews, and entertainment.

This year’s event will feature:

  • Tired Hands VIP Beer Garden located next to McCloskey’s Tavern. VIP ticket holders will receive 4 beer tickets – to be used anywhere at the event – and access to the beer garden where you can feast on roast pig, cole slaw, German potato salad, German pretzels and non-alcoholic refreshments.  The Beer Garden will have a selection of Tired Hands beers not available to the general public. Food will also be available for purchase outside the VIP area.  A limited release of VIP tickets are on sale for $50/person.
  • German, local and seasonal beer and cider favorites such as Paulaner Oktoberfest, Hacker-Pschorr Oktoberfest, Spaten Oktoberfest, Blue Moon Harvest Pumpkin, Strongbow Golden Apple Cider, Easy Jack IPA, Tired Hands Brewing Company HopHands, Yuengling Oktoberfest and Coors Light.
  • Traditional German fare made by McCloskey’s Tavern, John Henry’s Pub, and Jack McShea’s, including bratwurst with sauerkraut, pretzels with obatzda (German cheese sauce), and potato pancakes with apple butter
  • Entertainment will include returning popular favorites The O’Fenders and the James D. Oompah Band
  • Bringing the kids? Let Them Play Learning Center and Merion Art & Repro are preparing craft activities for the little ones. And we will have face painting- with Oktoberfest designs available for adults too!
  • Babysitting will even be provided by Let Them Play Learning Center. Children will enjoy 2 hours of crafts, snacks, and fun for $25/child.  Parents can register directly with Let Them Play by calling 484-413-2928.
  • Keep in mind that Ardmore Oktoberfest is a cash only event. 21+ guests cannot purchase alcohol without first purchasing a wristband for $1 at the entrance.

To learn more about Ardmore Oktoberfest, email We hope to see you there!

The Ardmore Initiative

Destination Ardmore

McCloskey’s Tavern

Tired Hands Brewing Co.