If only the weekend was longer - PA's Americana Region Talk about a busy weekend.  Pennsylvania's Americana Region is jumping with seasonal fun, festivals, and cool entertainment. From our Main Streets to Center City, things are happening. With so much to choose from, putting together a list of Top 5 Things to Do was no easy task. Try one of our suggestions, or visit our Calendar of Events to find even more activities. If only the weekend was longer.

Boyertown’s Annual Oktoberfest September 15: 5 – 9 pm September 16: 11 am – 9 pm

Boyertown’s 10th Annual Oktoberfest includes German entertainment, crafters, and artists. German music and dancers, and German food and beverages. The tapping of the keg will be on Saturday at 11:00 am. Sample local breweries and wineries and enjoy entertainment fit for all ages.

People ready to pick organically grown apples at Rodale Institute

9th Annual Organic Apple Festival September 16: 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Rodale Institute invites you to pick apples in their organic orchard. Along with apple picking, shop from organic vendors, enjoy organic food and beverages, listen to live music, and partake in wagon tours and more family-friendly activities!


Fall Festival on the Avenue September 16: 12 – 9:00 pm

Stroll Penn Avenue in West Reading and enjoy the shops, the vendors, the live music, the craft displays, and activities. Great food and a beer tent make spending time at the Fall Festival that much more enjoyable.

Lyon’s Fiddle Festival September 17  9:00 am – 5:00 pm

If you love bluegrass, make the Lyon's Fiddle Fest part of your weekend. Bring chairs and blanket and sit back and enjoy the talent of incredible musicians. It's a day of continuous music with a fiddle contest, stage bands, and artists, PA Dutch home cooking, jamming and more.

Dreamgirls Outdoor PerformanceIf only the weekend was longer - PA's Americana Region September 17  2:00 pm

Don't miss this electrifying Motown-inspired musical. A talented group of performers gives their all to this FREE public performance in Downtown Reading, in the courtyard behind 6th & Penn Streets.

And there's so much more to do. If only the weekend was longer in Pennsylvania's Americana Region.