Philly Bierfest 2023

By German Society of Pennsylvania (other events)

Saturday, February 25 2023 2:00 PM 5:30 PM EDT

At long last, after a two year hiatus, the German Society of Pennsylvania and Philly Roller Derby are reviving the legendary lager-centric event we’ve all been missing!

Bierfest 2023 will be the 10th annual iteration of this utterly unique midwinter beer festival. Benefiting both non-profits as well as the Brewers of Pennsylvania, Bierfest is designed to celebrate Pennsylvania's German brewing heritage and to showcase this state’s leadership in brewing world-class German-style beers. Come viisit with PA's leading brewers of Lagers, Kôlsches, Bocks and Weizens, and sample a diverse array of imports from Germany as you learn more about this local specialty and indulge in our uncommon array of activities and entertainments!


~ $59 General Admission - 2pm to 5:30pm

~ $79 VIP - 1pm Early Access + Keepsake Bierfest Mug

~ $99 VIP PLUS - All VIP Perks PLUS Access to our exclusive
   12pm seated, guided tasting of 8 wheat beers
   led by Philly's top drinks authors, Marnie Old and Tara Nurin:
   "Weizens, Weisses & Witbiers - What's the Difference?"

~ $25 Beerless Access - For Designated Drivers

~ Special Pricing Available for German Society Members - Contact GSP for details


~ A fun-filled walk-around afternoon beer tasting event in the German Society of Pennsylvania's beautiful 19th-century mansion in Northern Liberties

~ A spotlight on Pennsylvania's national leadership in German-style brewing in the PA Beer Hall, featuring Roller Derby Arm-Wrestling and live Bluegrass

~ A taste of Germany’s legendary brewing history in the German Beer Hall, featuring Berlin-style Beerlesque acts and Polkadelphia's Oompah-Funk

~ Hosted by Philly Roller Derby – meet Philly's most ferocious female athletes on eight wheels as they pour great beer at their biggest off-season event

~ Five floors of fun spread between two buildings, includes Beer-Jello Masskrugstemmen,  Roller Derby Arm-Wrestling, the Home Sweet HomeBräu Taste-Off and more!

~Free Kindercare for thirsty parents! Beer-Free tickets available for designated drivers!

For more information, contact the German Society of Pennsylvania at 215.627.2332 or visit our website at For vendor inquiries, reach out to [email protected].

German Society of Pennsylvania