King of Prussia District (KOP-BID), in association with Rolling Barrel Events, is excited to announce the return of the largest outdoor beer festival in the Greater Philadelphia suburbs – King of Prussia Beerfest Royale! On tap will be over 100 craft and international beers served alongside some of the best food King of Prussia restaurants have to offer. The festival kicks off Thursday, October 3rd with Donnerstag: Happy Hour and concludes on Saturday, October 5th with Beerfest Royale (two general admission sessions). The event will be held outdoors at The Plaza at the King of Prussia Mall, parking lot adjacent to Mall Boulevard.

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This two day, one-of-a-kind festival will feature live music, an outdoor beer garden (sponsored by the Valley Forge Convention & Visitors Bureau), food from the most popular restaurants in town and of course, a wide variety of the best beers in the region and from around the world, including a specialty beer crafted exclusively for Beerfest Royale by Boxcar Brewing Co.

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New this year is Donnerstag: Happy Hour. This Thursday night event guarantees to be the best happy hour in the area with specialty food and beer pairings, as well as, live music by The Hoppin’ John Orchestra, a pumpkin beer bar, a lounge featuring beer-infused cocktails, specialty desserts and a cigar lounge (with a complimentary cigar for each guest!) – all enjoyed under the stars in an outdoor beer garden. Tickets for Donnerstag, taking place from 5:30-9pm, are $55 per ticket ($65 at door) or 2 for $100.


The main event is on Saturday with two sessions (12-3:30pm and 6-9:30pm) offering unlimited access to over 50+ brewers featuring over 100 different beers. There will be two tents with live music on two stages and an outdoor beer garden will house delicious food (all under $10) from local vendors and a traditional German band. All festival-goers will receive a KOP Beerfest Royale tasting mug for unlimited beer samples during their session. Tickets are $45 each ($55 at door) with designated driver tickets for $10. Enter promo code SUMMER13 and save $5 on each ticket now-August 2nd.


“After a sell-out inaugural year, we’re excited for the 2nd Annual King of Prussia Beerfest Royale which promises to be even bigger than last year!” said Eric Goldstein, King of Prussia

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District Executive Director. “We will be transforming the King of Prussia Mall parking lot into a beer garden complete with an unrivaled selection of incredible restaurants, specialty craft and international beers and great music. Beerfest Royale is poised to be the event of the year in the Philadelphia suburbs.”

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The list of featured brewers and restaurants continues to grow and information on ticket sales, hotel packages and more can be found at:




Twitter: @KOPBeerfest


Sponsorship for Beerfest Royale is provided by Valley Forge Convention & Visitors Bureau (Central Beer Garden Sponsor), Hersha Hospitality (Executive Sponsor), BEST WESTERN PLUS-The Inn at King of Prussia, HYATT house, and Sheraton Valley Forge Hotel (Associate Sponsors), All Seasons Landscaping, King of Prussia Mall, Lights4Rent, and John Hay Cigars (Royale Event Sponsors), Wegmans (Designated Driver Lounge Sponsor), Yelp Philadelphia (Gold Media Sponsor), Main Line Dish, Montco Happening, and Montgomery County Chamber Magazine (Silver Media Sponsors).



Sponsorship opportunities are still available! Please contact Brooke Hersh, Marketing Coordinator at [email protected]


*If using your GPS for directions, please use 234 Mall Blvd., King of Prussia, PA 19406.




King of Prussia District (KOP-BID) is a 501 (c)(3) not-for-profit, special services organization. KOP-BID engages public and private partners to collaboratively improve the economic environment in King of Prussia by making it more vibrant, attractive and prosperous. For more information, visit



Rolling Barrel Events is a full service event planning and management firm that helps individuals and organizations create memorable experiences the focus on local beer, wine and food. For more information, visit

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