How to find Oktoberfest!

THE FESTIVAL GROUNDS

The Reading Liederkranz - 143 Spook Lane - Reading PA19606
Lat:  40.340016    Long:  -75.891993

Parking is limited at the festival grounds.  Wednesday and Thursday when the festival grounds lots are full we suggest the County Fields satellite lot.  Friday, Saturday and Sunday the festival grounds lots will fill quickly and we strongly suggest one of the satellite locations for parking.  Parking at our satellite locations and the Shuttle Bus to the festival grounds are FREE!  Parking spaces at the Reading Liederkranz property are $5.00 per vehicle if available.  

SATELLITE PARKING LOCATIONS

Berks County Fields - 2646 Hill Road, Reading PA19606
Lat:  40.346113    Long:  -75.883539

Antietam Valley Recreation & Comm Ctr - 905 Byram Street, Reading PA19606
Lat:  40.339792    Long:  -75.872577

DRIVING DIRECTIONS TO THE READING LIEDERKRANZ

From 422 take Route 422 Business West (Perkiomen Avenue) towards Mt. Penn and Reading.  Turn right past Francesca's Pizzeria & Restaurant, 2101 Howard Blvd., onto Glen Road (follow signs for Stokesay Castle).  Turn right onto Hill Road.  Turn right onto Spook Lane.  Turn right into the Oktoberfest.

From Reading take Franklin Street (422 Business Route East) to Hill Road.  (The former Central Catholic High School will be on your right.)  Continue up Hill Road about a mile, then turn right onto Spook Lane.  Turn right into the Oktoberfest. (Spook Lane connects Hill Road and Friedensburg Road.) 

Parking is not permitted on Spook Lane and Stokesay Castle Lane.  Violaters will be ticketed and/or towed.

Admission into Oktoberfest

Admission for the general public is $8.00 per adult, 21 and over.  Those 20 and younger are free. 
(Member admission is $5.00 for adults, 21 and over, with 20 and younger being free.)

11 November 2014 - VETERAN'S DAY.  The club will be OPEN, kitchen and bar, and all RETIRED and ACTIVE DUTY military, with proper ID, will eat for free.  Non-military Spouse or guest can purchase a meal for $10.00.  Doors open at 6:00 p.m. and dinner will be served starting at 7:00 p.m.

General public admission is $5.00 for 21 years and older.  Members MUST have their membership card, or temporary card, to enter the Oktoberfest.  Members without proof of membership will be charged the $5.00 admission fee into Oktoberfest.  20 and younger there is no admission fee.  Reading Liederkranz members are free!  There is an ATM machine on site, however, personal checks and debit/credit cards are not accepted at Oktoberfest. 

German Language Classes

Join us every Wednesday evening at the Reading Liederkranz, 7:00 p.m., for our German language classes. These conversational German language classes are designed to have you speaking German quickly.  No textbooks...no homework...just A LOT OF FUN!

Classes are held once a month during the summer.  The next class is Wednesday, 14 August, 7:00 p.m.

Weekly classes will resume on Wednesday, 4 September, 7:00 p.m.

These classes are free to all members. 



How to find Oktoberfest!

 

THE FESTIVAL GROUNDS

The Reading Liederkranz - 143 Spook Lane - Reading PA19606
Lat:  40.340016    Long:  -75.891993

SATELLITE PARKING LOCATIONS

Berks County Fields - 2646 Hill Road, Reading PA19606
Lat:  40.346113    Long:  -75.883539

Antietam Valley Recreation & Comm Ctr - 905 Byram Street, Reading PA19606
Lat:  40.339792    Long:  -75.872577

Driving directions to the Reading Liederkranz

From 422 take Route 422 Business West (Perkiomen Avenue) towards Mt. Penn and Reading.  Turn right past Francesca's Pizzeria & Restaurant, 2101 Howard Blvd., onto Glen Road (follow signs for Stokesay Castle).  Turn right onto Hill Road.  Turn right onto Spook Lane.  Turn right into the Oktoberfest.

From Reading take Franklin Street (422 Business Route East) to Hill Road.  (The former Central Catholic High School will be on your right.)  Continue up Hill Road about a mile, then turn right onto Spook Lane.  Turn right into the Oktoberfest. (Spook Lane connects Hill Road and Friedensburg Road.) 

Parking is not permitted on Spook Lane and Stokesay Castle Lane.  Violaters will be ticketed and/or towed.

NEW to OKTOBERFEST this year - StearClear is a designated driver service that brings you AND your car home! A team of two drivers arrives, one driver drives you home in your own car while the other car chases to bring the driver to their next assignment. StearClear drivers will be available during Oktoberfest. Please call 866.734.1912 or email jordan.kreitz@stearclear.com to book your ride. All pre-booked rides will receive a $35 flat rate (within Berks County).

The Reading Liederkranz has partnered with GREATER BERKS FOOD BANK and is encouraging everyone that attends OKTOBERFEST to donate a non-perishable food item. Collection sites will be located at the entrances to the festival grounds. Together we can make a difference and help the less fortunate in our community.

  I am going to send you maybe three pics of each trip, 2009, 2010, and you already have some of the 2011 this past sept. and the upcoming 2012 trip to France.

  Trip Sept. 2009 to southern Germany:  photo#105 is sightseeing on the Marienplatz, Munich;   # 243 is Tour of Reutlingen,   #298 is town of Tubingen, gondola ride on the Nekkar river

 Trip 2010:  Montreal and Quebec, October 2010  #1097 sightseeing on Mont Royal, Montreal;  #1130 in beautiful lower town Old Quebec City;  #0409 the group overlooking the Hudson at West Point, NY

 Thanks, Joe,  whatever you can use will be appreciated!

Beer Specials while supplies last!

Miller Lite, Miller High Life, Bud, Bud Light, Bug Light Lime, Coors Light, Landshark, Becks Sapphire, Labatts Light Lime - A Bucket of 5 beers for $12.00 or $2.50 each.

Cans of 21st Amendment, Hell or High Watermelon, Oskar Blues 10/50, Sierra Nevada Torpedo IPD, Farmhouse Sasion, Finches Golden Ale, Finches Flying Pig - A Bucket of 5 beers for $18.00 or $3.50 each.

Corona/Corona Light Bucket of 5 for $9.00 or $2.00 each.

We are pleased that you planning to join us for our Bridal Fair.  We are eager to show you our facilities and new wedding garden.  We think you will enjoy our old world charm, featuring authentic European cuisine at affordable prices, complimented by our fully stocked bar offering beers, wines and spirits from around the world. 

 We kindly ask you to complete the form below so we may better plan for your arrival.

 

Satellite Parking Locations for Oktoberfest - park for FREE and ride the shuttle bus for FREE!

County Fields - Victory Gardens
Hill Road, Reading, PA  19606
Lat:  40.345501        Long:  -75.884253

Antietam Valley Recreation & Community Center
905 Byram Street, Reading, PA  19606
Lat:  40.345078        Long:  -75.872577

Captain's Cove UPPER LOT - Captain's Cove will charge $5 to park in their lot.
2619 Hill Road, Reading, PA  19606
Lat:  40.345078        Long:  -75.884391

Driving directions...

From 422 take Route 422 Business West (Perkiomen Avenue) towards Mt. Penn.  Turn right past Arner's Restaurant onto Glen Road (follow signs for Stokesay Castle).  Turn right onto Hill Road.  Turn right onto Spook Lane.  Turn right into the Reading Liederkranz parking lot and Oktoberfest.  If you do not have a parking pass and/or the club lots are full you will need to travel one of our satellite locations for additional parking.

From Reading take Franklin Street (422 Business Route East) to Hill Road.  (The former Central Catholic High School will be on your right.)  Continue up Hill Road about a mile, then turn right onto Spook Lane.  Turn right into the Reading Liederkranz parking lot and Oktoberfest.  If you do not have a parking pass and/or the club lots are full you will need to travel one of our satellite locations for additional parking.

Parking is not permitted on Spook Lane and Stokesay Castle Lane.  Violators will be ticketed and/or towed.

 

Again this year, the Reading Liederkranz Oktoberfest is a StearClear event.  Make your reservations now!  StearClear is a designated driver service that brings you AND your car home! A team of two drivers arrives, one driver drives you home in your own car while the other car chases to bring the driver to their next assignment. StearClear drivers will be available during Oktoberfest. Please call 866.734.1912 or email jordan.kreitz@stearclear.com to book your ride. All pre-booked rides will receive the special discounted  rate received by the Reading Liederkranz, $15.00 plus $2.65 per mile.