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The Glen Rock Mill Inn is bringing back 2015’s popular event Glen Rocktoberfest to Ruins Park on Oct. 1, with mass quantities of good food, great beer and a jam-packed day of music on the menu.

“It’s a great outdoor venue with live music all day and seasonal beer samples. What’s not to like?” said Glen Rock Mill Inn owner Cindy Duzan.

The event takes place on Oct. 1 with several breweries offering beer samplings. With live music playing for several hours at the gritty Ruins Park venue, it’s a great chance to take in a fall afternoon.

Here’s some of the numbers that go into making the growing event:


This is the second year the Glen Rocktoberfest has taken place.


The amount of stages set up for live music.


Hours that the festival will be taking place. If you purchase a VIP ticket, you get an extra hour to experience the event.


Number of bands who will be performing.


Ounces of beer in a beer sample.


Number of breweries that will be offering samples.


Volunteers and staff members needed to put on the event.


Number of hours to prepare all of the pulled pork for the event.


Pounds of pulled pork that will be smoked at the Glen Rock Mill Inn.


Number of brats prepared for the event.


Gallons of fall seasonal beer from guest breweries expected to be poured.


Estimated attendance for the 2015 event, lower than expected because the event had to be rescheduled due to Hurricane Joaquin.


Expected attendance for the 2016 event.


Square footage of Ruins Park, where the event will take place.

Anthony J. Machcinski is the Food and Drink reporter for FlipSidePA and the York Daily Record. Follow him on Facebook and Twitter or email him at

If you go…

What: Glen Rocktoberfest

When: Oct. 1. 1 to 5 p.m., noon to 5 p.m. with a VIP ticket.

Where: Ruins Park

Cost: General admission is $10. $1 for a wristband needed to purchase alcoholic beverages. VIP tickets are $15 and include a wristband, mug and tickets for five beer samples.

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