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* New event takes everything you loved about Ardmore Oktoberfest and adds even more food, drink, entertainment and businesses to the Fall Festival mix * 
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Ardmore, PA – The 1st Annual Fall for Ardmore Festival, featuring a VIP Beer Garden is happening on Schauffele Plaza (parking lot adjacent to Tired Hands Fermentaria) on Saturday, September 24, 2022, from 2:00pm to 6:00pm. Downtown Ardmore will be alive with shopping, food, beer, music, and fun activities for the whole family. Tired Hands Brewing Co., Levante Brewery, and Iron Hill Brewery will bring several beer selections that include local and seasonal favorites. Jack McShea’s, Ripplewood Whiskey and Craft, Sophie’s BBQ, Delice et Chocolat, John Henry's, Manatawny Still Works, Autana Authentic Venezuelan Food, Twenty-One Pips and others will join Tired Hands in serving delicious fare, including Oktoberfest-inspired favorites like bratwurst, sauerkraut, pierogies, and Bavarian pretzels, as well as a hot dog station featuring specialty mustards, brisket sandwiches, pork belly, ribs, and more. Music and family fun found throughout the downtown round out the day with shopping, kids’ activities, games by Twenty-One Pips and more to be announced. Live music and entertainment will include Whiskey Logic, a local rockin' local cover band playing hits from the 60's to the 90's. Admission to Fall for Ardmore is free with food and drink pay-as-you-go. Tickets are also available for entrance into the VIP Beer Garden experience which includes reserved seating and drink tickets for a fixed price. For VIP tickets, beer ticket packages, participants, and more information visit  

“We are thrilled to introduce Fall for Ardmore to the Ardmore community,” said Ardmore Initiative Executive Director Nancy Scarlato. “This event is everything we know and love about Ardmore Oktoberfest, expanded to include all the businesses downtown. Downtown Ardmore comes alive during our fall celebration each year, and now we can include even more Ardmore favorites! We can't wait to see everyone there to raise a glass, enjoy music and family fun, and celebrate our small businesses."  

Fall for Ardmore will include a full delicious spread of food and drink from Downtown Ardmore restaurants, bars, cafes and eateries. Sophie’s BBQ, Jack McShea’s of Ardmore, Ripplewood Whiskey and Craft, Tired Hands Brewing Co., Iron Hill Brewery, Delice et Chocolat, John Henry's, Manatawny Still Works, Autana Authentic Venezuelan Food and Twenty-One Pips will be serving dishes such as bratwurst with sauerkraut on homemade pretzel roles, Bavarian pretzels, pierogies, house-made pork frankfurters with special mustards, pork belly, brisket, ribs and much more!  Beer and cider selections for sale include local and seasonal favorites by Tired Hands Brewing Co., like Trendler Oktoberfest and Trendler Kolsch, as well as craft brews by Iron Hill Brewery like Oktoberfest and Pumpkin Ale, and selections by Levante Brewery. Ardmore retail and service businesses will feature special promotions, host events, and activities throughout the downtown, including face-painting, sidewalk sales, music, and more.
Live music and entertainment will include Whiskey Logic, a local rockin' local cover band playing hits from the 60's to the 90's---anything from The Beatles, The Talking Heads, Stone Temple Pilots and so much more!

Exclusive VIP package for 4-8 people are on sale now for $95 that features access to the VIP Beer Garden seating area. Each VIP package includes a table and seating for 4-8 people for the duration of the event and includes 4 beer tickets.  Advanced beer ticket packages are also available. Fall for Ardmore Festival is free and open to the public - with food and drink pay as you go, plus the packages mentioned. 

Fall for Ardmore is organized by the Ardmore Initiative with local Ardmore restaurants and businesses. Festivities during Fall for Ardmore are free, open to the public and held rain or shine. Guests 21 years old and over will be asked to show valid identification. Menu and beer selections subject to change. For more information and to purchase advance VIP tickets for Fall for Ardmore, please visit


Founded in 1993, the Ardmore Initiative is the business district authority for Ardmore, Pennsylvania.  It functions as a representative for business and property owners, and works to revitalize the town through façade grants, economic development, streetscape programs and special events.  Visit us at