Oktoberfest celebrations kick off at Pittsburgh International Airport

Live oompah music, classic brews and bites, and more

What:         Oktoberfest kicks off at Pittsburgh International Airport this Friday with live oompah tunes, classic German brews and dishes, complimentary pretzel bites and special offers, courtesy of Penn Brewery and Fraport Pittsburgh. Penn’s airport brewpub and staff will also be decked out in Oktoberfest finery.   

When:            Friday, Sept. 6, 2019 – 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Starting at 4 p.m. Grammy-nominated accordionist Kevin Solecki will fill the airside terminal with Oktoberfest oompah tunes in the Center Core. Greeters will welcome visitors with complimentary pretzel bites from Auntie Anne’s, and a few lucky passengers will also receive complimentary Fraport gift certificates.

Throughout the month, Penn Brewery’s classic German brews will include its Great American Beer Festival medalists, Penn Oktoberfest and Penn Gold. And on the menu, classic dishes like Bavarian Pretzels with German Obatzda dip, Sausage Platter with Sauerkraut & Hot German Potato Salad, Wurst Baguette on a Pretzel Roll, and the German Reuben Sandwich.

Penn staff will share details about Oktoberfest celebrations at its North Side location, the weekends of Sept. 20-22 and 27-29, along with special offers.

Where:           Pittsburgh International Airport
Airside Terminal Center Core and Penn Brewery in Concourse A
1000 Airport Blvd, Pittsburgh, PA 15231

Oktoberfest celebrations kick off at Pittsburgh International Airport

Airside Access: Media are invited to attend. For airside access, please contact Matt Neistein at mneistein@flypittsburgh.com to arrange for your pass.

About Allegheny County Airport Authority:

Allegheny County Airport Authority, which manages Pittsburgh International Airport and Allegheny County Airport, is committed to transforming Pittsburgh’s airports to reflect and serve the community, inspire the industry, and advance the region’s role as a world leader. Its 2018 Annual Report detailing growth and improved financial position can be found at http://www.flypittsburgh.com/ar18.

Pittsburgh International Airport serves more than 9 million passengers annually on 16 carriers. Air Transport World named Pittsburgh International its 2017 Airport of the Year. Travel + Leisure again named Pittsburgh International a Top 10 Domestic Airport in 2019 and 2018.

About Fraport USA®:

Fraport USA is the developer and manager of the retail, food and beverage operations at Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI), Cleveland Hopkins International Airport (CLE), Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT), JetBlue’s Terminal 5 at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK), and Nashville International Airport (BNA). A leading airport concessions model in North America, Fraport USA’s projects rank among the highest for per-passenger spending and consistently receive accolades for innovation and customer service. For more information, visit fraport-usa.com.

Fraport USA is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Fraport AG Frankfurt Airport Services Worldwide. Based in Frankfurt, Germany, Fraport AG is active at some 30 airports on four continents around the globe. Visit Fraport AG at fraport.com.