Lancaster Liederkranz Fests Open to the Public - Rain or Shine! Fests are always a grand tradition in Germany. The Lancaster Liederkranz fests are sponsored events that are open to the public, held rain or shine, and bring joy to all who attend! All fests are cash only. An ATM is available on fest grounds for your convenience. We provide free parking. For fest volunteer opportunities and contact information, please visit ourVolunteer Information Page
Note: Coolers and containers with food and alcoholic beverages may not be brought on the premises. Per PLCB law, alcoholic beverages must be purchased from the Liederkranz.
2017 Fest Schedule:
July 21, 2017 The Friends of Steve Feilmeier present Parrot Fest with Jimmy and the Parrots Pre-purchased tickets Required--no gate sales. Rain or shine event. - 5pm - gates open w/ the Surf Ratz - 7-11pm - Jimmy & the Parrots - Food served 5-9pm - Bar open until 11pm Pre-purchased tickets required: Note: All table seating sold out -- General Admission tickets available $10/ea - No Refunds - Seating Diagram Note: No food or beverage may be brought onto fest grounds. Click for Parrot Fest Flyer
September 15, 16 & 17, 2017 The Alpenrose Schuhplattler Dancers present Oktoberfest! Open to the public - rain or shine! Lancaster's oldest, traditional Oktoberfest! A celebration of German food, beer, music, song & dance. Hours: Fri. 6-11 p.m. Sat. 1:00-11:00 p.m. Sun. noon-6:00 p.m. General Admission: Adult - $6 Child age 6-15 - $2 Child 5 & under - N/C Note: No food or beverage may be brought onto fest grounds.
December 10, 2017 The Alpenrose Schuhplattler Kindergruppe Dancers present Christkindlmarkt Outside at the Pavilion - open to the public - rain or shine! Come celebrate the season at our traditional German Christmas Market Hours: Sunday, noon-6:00 p.m. - Free general admission - Over 30 vendors - Food & Beverage available for purchase at the Pavilion - Seated dinner service also available inside the Clubhouse - Kids Crafts, Santa, Entertainment, Bonfire and More! Note: No food or beverage may be brought onto fest grounds.
2018 Fest Schedule:
June 8 & 9, 2018 The Alpenrose Schuhplattler Dancers present: A German Sommerfest! Open to the public - rain or shine! Do you love Oktoberfest? Come to our Oktoberfest-style summer celebration of traditional German food, beer, music, song & dance. Hours: Fri. 6-11 p.m. Sat. 1:00-11:00 p.m. General Admission: Adult - $6 Child age 6-15 - $2 Child 5 & under - N/C: Bring a non perishable food item to benefit the Mt. Joy food bank and receive $1 off adult admission ($1 max per adult) Note: No food or beverage may be brought onto fest grounds.
Lancaster Liederkranz Preserving German music, song, dance, language, customs, and culture since 1880.