Oktoberfest’s Second Weekend Set to Kick Off in Bethlehem

Starting Friday, Oktoberfest at SteelStacks returns for its second weekend. Here are some of the highlights:

Axe Throwing | Oct. 13-14, all day
Experience the thrill of launching an axe at a wooden target and hitting the bullseye; presented by Throw House.

NEW! 3-On-3 Beer-Tag | Oct. 12, 8 p.m.
Teams of three battle it out in our brand-new game of “skill.” Competitors try not to spill a stein full of beer as they attempt to capture the other team’s flags.

NEW! Dragtoberfest | Oct. 13, 8:30 p.m.
Some of the Lehigh Valley’s favorite drag queens perform in an Oktoberfest-themed show filled with dancing, ballads, and comedy!

NEW! Flame Nouveau | Oct. 13, 7:15, 8, 8:45 & 9:30 p.m.
This fire dance cabaret has a vintage belly dance flair that sizzles with creative performances set to hot jazz and gypsy swing music. Dancers perform with fire hoops, fans, swords and more!

Oktoberfest Dachshund Races | Oct. 13 & Oct. 14, 3 p.m.
The annual running of the wiener dogs is back! Watch as the dachshunds face off in this spectacle-to-end-all-spectacles.

Plus Karl Ehmer Bratwurst Eating Competition, Stein Hoisting Championships, and more!

Oktoberfest is a free-admission festival that takes place at SteelStacks, 101 Founders Way, in Bethlehem. Hours are Fridays, 5-10 p.m.; Saturdays, noon-10 p.m.; and Sundays, noon-6 p.m. For more information, visit www.steelstacks.org/oktoberfest.

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