Where's the next beer fest in central Pennsylvania?
Looking for suds and a souvenir mug this summer? Look no farther than a local beer festival. There are plenty around central Pennsylvania over the next several months.
Below is a roundup of some of the festivals to look forward to this summer in central Pennsylvania.
History Untapped: An artisan beer affair
When: 5 p.m. Saturday, June 11
Where: Agricultural and Industrial Museum, 217 W. Princess St., York
Featuring: Beers from near and far are paired with fine foods from local caterers and restaurants
Cost: $55-$65; designated driver tickets are $15
For tickets or more information, call 717-848-1587 or visit yorkheritage.org
Harrisburg Brewers Fest 2016
When: 12 p.m. Saturday, June 18
Where: Locust and Third streets, Harrisburg
Featuring: Up to 50 breweries across 30,000 square feet of festival space, sampling more than 70 products from regional breweries
Cost: $50 per person; designated driver tickets are $10
For tickets, visit harrisburgbrewersfest.com
When: 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, June 25
Where: Whistle Stop Plaza — 16 E. Main St., Ephrata
Featuring: Local breweries and food vendors on-site along with entertainment. Admission includes a sampling mug.
Cost: $30; designated driver tickets are $10
For tickets, visit ephratabrewfest.eventbrite.com
When: 12 to 4 p.m. Saturday, June 25
Where:Reading Liederkranz, 143 Spook Lane, Reading
Featuring: 100 German beers and a sampling glass
For tickets, visit tickets.beerfests.com/event/reading-liederkranz-german-bierfest
Hops 'n' Clocks 2016
When: 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, July 8
Where: National Watch & Clock Museum, 514 Poplar St., Columbia
Featuring: Local fare, live music and door prizes
Cost: $30; $15 for designated drivers
Call the museum at 717-684-8261 for tickets or more information
Gettysburg Brew Fest on Seminary Ridge
When: 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 20
Where: Lutheran Theological Seminary, 61 Seminary Ridge, Gettysburg
Featuring: More than 150 beers and ciders from at least 50 craft breweries from Pennsylvania, the mid-Atlantic and across the country
Cost: $45 for general admission; $20 for designated drivers
For tickets, visit gettysburgbrewfest.com
2016 Lancaster Craft Beerfest
When: 3 to 10:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 27
Where: Lancaster Square and Binns Park, 100 N. Queen St., Lancaster
Featuring: Local food vendors and live music paired with beer from dozens of breweries
For tickets, visit lancastercraftbeerfest.com
Visit beerfests.com and search "Pennsylvania" to find out about more beer festivals in your area this summer.
Contact Mark Walters at 717-771-2032 or follow him on Twitter at @walt_walters.