Oktoberfest Biergarten at Rushton Farm

About Event

5th Annual Fall Harvest Festival

Saturday October 26, 1-5pm

Join us to celebrate the fall harvest and learn what it takes to make authentic local beer using grain & malt produced right here in the Commonwealth. Talk and taste with the maltsters, brewers, farmers, & chefs responsible for the delicious food & beverages that will be on display in a beautiful farm setting.

Try your hand at raking/shoveling malt! We’ll have a mobile malting demonstration available with fresh local sprouting grain.



Showcasing PA Craft Malt

Enjoy an incredible lineup of beer produced by local breweries who have made commitments to use local grain/malt. Beer info will be made available as the event approaches including the farms and farmers responsible for growing the grain.

2SP Brewing Co., Bonn Place Brewing, Crime & Punishment Brewing Co., Ever Grain Brewing Co., Forest & Main Brewing Co., Free Will Brewing Co., Goose Island Philly, La Cabra Brewing Co., Levante Brewing Co., Locust Lane Craft Brewery, Sterling Pig Brewery, Two Rivers Brewing Co., Urban Village Brewing Co.

Special guest Burial Beer Co.! Local legend Tim Gormley (West Chester, PA) brewed an Oktoberfest using 100% PA Craft Malt. Fermented in stainless and then aged in rum barrels.


Limited to 200 Guests

Adult (21 and over) admission includes: Beer and food made with local grain, malt, and organic produce from Rushton Farm made by Lost Bread Company. Over 20 different beers made with PA Craft Malt on tap!

FREE admission for kids under 14 years old. Must be accompanied by a ticket holding adult! Food & non-alcoholic beverages are not included with admission but can be purchased at the event.

The Sin Brothers will be filling your ears with sweet tunes and providing music entertainment all afternoon. There will be tables, chairs, and hay bale seating for guests, but feel free to make yourselves comfortable and bring your favorite blanket and/or lawn chairs.



Directions & Parking Instructions

Rushton Farm is a beautiful six acre field in Willistown Township that has never been exposed to chemical pesticides or herbicides. Lined with old hedgerows, the farm is uniquely situated within the 86-acre Rushton Woods Preserve and is open to the public 365 days per year. Our friendly neighbors and a perfect location for a harvest festival!

Rushton Farm and Rushton Woods Preserve

911 Delchester Rd
Newtown Square, PA 19073
United States

Children Welcome

FREE admission under 14!

Kids under 14 are FREE accompanied by an adult so bring the whole family. We will have a large picnic area, live music, yard games, face painting, & a mobile malting demonstration. All activities included with event ticket!

Birl Girl Designs Face Painting will be providing entertainment from 3-5pm. Owner/artist Stephanie is incredibly talented and has joined us for Malt-A-Palooza in the past. Don’t miss out!


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Thank you to our sponsors!

PA Preferred

USciences Brewing Science Program

Philly Loves Beer

For sponsorship information CONTACT US!

(ALL proceeds benefit the Willistown Conservation Trust)

Pennsylvania Craft Malt