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Treat yourself to fall in Pennsylvania’s Americana Region. It's one of our favorite times of the year! Rich autumn hues transform our countryside into a stunning backdrop for all kinds of outdoor fun like hiking, biking, kayaking, and camping.

Love leaf-peeping? Follow our self-guided barn star and covered bridge tours across Berks County while taking in the spectacular landscape. Attend concerts, country fairs, Oktoberfests and harvest celebrations. Speaking of the harvest, now is the time to "pick-your-own" apples and pumpkins at local orchards. Feel the heat of the NHRA Nationals, and the chill from a haunted hayride or two. It's a great time to visit Reading and Berks County. See you soon!

Adventure is calling Something old, something brewed Cooler air, cooler festivals

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September 18
September 19 - 21

73rd Annual Oley Valley Community Fair
9:00 am – 10:00 pm
Oley Fire Company Fairgrounds

September 20 & 21

Boyertown’s Annual Oktoberfest
September 20 – 21
5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Downtown Boyertown

September 21

Fall Fest
11:00 am – 8:00 pm
Penn Avenue, West Reading

October 2 - 6

Reading Liederkranz Oktoberfest
Times vary
Reading Liederkranz

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adventure is calling

Discover optimum conditions for outdoor fun and adventure in Pennsylvania’s Americana Region. Experience the vivid colors of the season from the lookouts of Hawk Mountain Sanctuary. Crunch through fallen leaves in Nolde Forest, and the Big Woods at French Creek. Adrenaline junkies, take a spin on our IMBA ranked mountain biking trails or pedal the open road through the picturesque countryside. Weather permiting, canoe, kayak and fish to your heart’s content on the Schuylkill River. No need to go inside at all when you can sleep under the stars at local parks and campsites. Now you know, Reading and Berks County are fall’s playground!

 

something old, something brewed

What’s brewing in Pennsylvania’s Americana Region? Delicious craft beers, and distinctive wines, of course. You may be familiar with the Berks County Wine Trail, but met our craft breweries? Our growing number of local beer makers invite you to quench your thirst at taprooms as diverse as the lagers, ales, IPAs, malts, and porters they serve.

As you journey to our assorted watering holes, be sure to stop at the fun spots you encounter on the way. Shop the art galleries and eclectic boutiques that dot our Main Streets. Fill your trunk with fresh produce at roadside stands, and by all means, brake for vintage finds at the many antique shops and flea markets that inhabit our countryside. Treasures await you this fall in Berks County!

 

 

 

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cooler air, cooler festivals

Fall in Pennsylvania’s Americana Region buzzes with an amazing selection of arts, cultural and historic happenings. Heemet Fescht celebrates the harvest and while our many Oktoberfests (and we have some of the best) pay homage to our German ancestry.

A host of outdoor concerts and musical events bring young and old together to enjoy wonderful entertainment. Historically themed events instruct about our past through fun lessons and demonstrations. And our many train excursions offer a new and different way to spend time with family and friends. As you travel Berks County this fall, be sure to explore the many facets and incredible assets of the region.