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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

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

Ephrata Brewfest

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


German Bierfest

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

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


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

Visit 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.