Raise a Stein at the Reading Liederkranz Oktoberfest

Raise a Stein at the Reading Liederkranz Oktoberfest

Every year, thousands of people from the United States and around the world pour into Reading for one event: Oktoberfest.

According to Mark Hinkle, who is in his first year as the chairman for the annual Oktoberfest celebration, “People come from other countries and as far as California.”

Ranked fourth in the world by Business Insider in 2012, the Reading Liederkranz Oktoberfest is the oldest and largest authentic Oktoberfest in the state of Pennsylvania. It was voted the best in the country by USA Today in 2017 and in 2015.

Read the article I wrote for the Reading Eagle >>