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Members of the Lebanon Rotary Club have been hard at work with preparations for this year’s Bologna Fest and Winter Carnival. For the ninth consecutive year, the Bologna Fest will be held this Saturday, January 25th. Doors open at 10 AM and activities continue throughout the day until 7 PM. Admission is $4 with kids under 12 Free. Admission to the beer and wine tasting is $30 per person. Parking is free. Tickets can be purchased online at Eventbrite.

This year the Lebanon Expo Center and Fairgrounds on Rocherty Road will host the Festival where there will be fun and food for the whole family. Here’s the schedule of events:

  • 10:00 GREETINGS!
  • 10:30 Magical Nick
  • 11:00 Critter Connection
  • 12:00 Suzanne’s School of Dance
  • 1:00 2 Mutts Love
  • 1:30 Magical Nick returns!
  • 2:00 Jonestown Dance Studios
  • 3:30 Lebanon Family Karate
  • 4:00 Juggler Chris Ivey
  • 5:00 Lebanon Isshinryu Karate
  • 7:00 Closing

In addition, there will be beer and wine tasting from 3 PM ‘till close featuring products from Snitz Creek Brewery, Appalachian Brewery, Mt. Gretna Brewery, Troegs Brewery, Boneshire Brewery, Yungling–Hershey Chocolate Porter, Molly Pitcher, Free Will, Stable 12, Victory, Stickman, Erie Brewing, Stoudt’s, Neshaminy, Evil Genius, Ever Grain. Hard Soda and Seltzers from PRESS Hard Seltzer, Flying Embers Hard Kombucha, Floyds Lemonade, Crook & Marker Hard Soda, and Vivify Beverages. A unique opportunity to try one of Lebanon’s newest beverage purveyor, Under the Bridge Cidery. Taste some local wines with JP Winery, Cardinal Winery, and Renegade Winery.

Great eats are also available all day from Dam Good Snack Foods, Boom! Craft Pickles, the PA Dairymen’s Association (can you say Farm Show Milk Shake?), MillCreek Church, Godshalls, Seltzers, Jerky, and KettleKorn.

The Bologna Fest and Winter Carnival is a fundraiser held by the Lebanon Rotary Club, which has raised over $100,000 for local non-profits such as the Library, YMCA, Developmental and Disability Services, and many others.

This year’s Bologna Fest is brought to you with the support of Ginny & Albert Alley M.D., PDG, Visit Lebanon Valley, Strickler Insurance, JBT, UPMC Pinnacle, Godshall’s Quality Meats, and Seltzers, Spangcrest, and Buzgon-Davis and so many more community supporters. For more information about the annual Bologna Fest and Winter Carnival, visit our website at or visit our Facebook page.