Octoberfest at Dilworth Park
- Event Features: Benefits Charity, Dinner Included, Educational, Good For Families, Live Entertainment, Live Performance, Outdoor Event, Special Event
- Neighborhood: South Jersey
Octoberfest at Dilworth Park is like no other. Enjoy the crisp fall weather with warm and hearty food, beers and cocktails in the beer garden, while listening to DJs and live music from the stage.
Featured food: Currywurst, Knockwurst, Sauerbraten Cheesesteak, South Philly Schnitzel
Crispy Chicken, Germantown Dumplings, and Festival Fries
Featured Beers: Festbier – Victory Brewing Company, Bud Light, Festbier – Conshohocken Brewing Company, Hopknife – Troegs, DownEast Pumpkin Cider, and Budweiser.
Specialty Cocktails: Harvest Mule – EFFEN Blood Orange Vodka, ginger ale, cranberry, lime and Kentucky Cider – Maker’s Mark, cider, ginger beer and lime.
Calendar of Events
October 11, 2017 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Featured DJ: Craig Dash.
October 12, 2017 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Featured DJ: Dirty South Joe. At 6:30 p.m. get your sweat on with glow yoga on the lawn. Led by Philadelphia Sports League, up-tempo fitness class is one hour of yoga with glow sticks, glow paint, and an awesome after party. Participation costs $15 for the yoga class. Walk-ups accepted or preregister at phillyleagues.com/pages/GlowYoga.
October 13, 2017 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Featured DJ: DJ Eric Vanderslice
October 14, 2017 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Starting at 11:30 a.m., get free gear from Lyft.
Test your arm strength at 4:30 p.m. in the Stein Holding Contest with special guest judge Christina Dowd, executive director of Philly Loves Beer. Enter to win a Budweiser prize back, including a signed Eagles jersey and football. There will also be a photo opportunity with the Philly Beer Week Hammer of Glory.
Beginning at noon, join local artists in a sidewalk chalk mural and get the chance to write your name and color the next to City Hall. This interactive art project designed led by SplashLab Arts gets everyone in on the fun of chalking the walk with a special designed pattern, just for the occasion, complete with autumn leaves, pumpkins, and festive elements.
Experience a bourbon and gourmet mustard tasting. Rob Mullane will offer Maker’s Mark and Maker’s 46 samples to those 21 years of age and older. Mullane is a luxury specialist for Beam Suntory, who comes from a family with roots in the Irish spirits industry. A native of County Cork, he is the third generation of his family to work in the whiskey industry. He will share stories, history, and interesting facts about the bourbons and answer customer questions. Chefs from the Dilworth Park Café will also provide complimentary samples of a variety of mustards featuring Marker’s Mark. Attendees that participate the free tasting of this unique pairing will be entered to win a Maker’s Mark Basket of cheer.
Music hosted by Reed Streets and DJ Dav
2:15pm: C JAE
3:30pm: REEF THE LOST CAUZE
5:00pm: MIXED PEOPLE
6:15pm: HARDWORK MOVEMENT
*Performers are subject to change
October 15, 2017 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Music hosted by DJ Sylo
2:15pm: KENDAL CONRAD
3:30pm: VITAL STATS
4:45pm: DRY REEF