It’s Friday night. Where are you headed? If you’re in Greater Reading, the problem won’t be finding something to do. It will be finding the time to do it all.

A vibrant downtown. Premiere entertainment venues. Arts, live music and theater, and sports for all ages. Food and drinks galore. It’s here. We boast multiple indoor and outdoor entertainment venues with hundreds of shows each year. Arena experiences, salsa dancing in downtown Reading, and vintage venues for nationally and internationally-recognized performers are happening throughout the year. Looking to scope out a new band without the traffic or suffocating crowds? You’ve got to come to Greater Reading!

Festivals are what we live for. Whether you’re in our more urban core or our more rural surroundings, you’ll find gatherings with music, food (of course), and the best in drink selections. Our Oktoberfest was ranked #1 in the nation by USA Today and was ranked among the world’s best by Business Insider. We hold an entire festival to celebrate (and eat) hamburgers. Neighborhood block parties are legendary. Yep – we know what a great party looks like.

Did we mention a renowned annual jazz festival and a film fest where you can feel as close to the arthouse as you can get? Or maybe you want more pop-ups. Whether it’s a beer garden, a first Friday, or an art exhibition that will make you think you’re in a New York gallery, yes—they’re here too.

Ditch the FOMO and plan your itinerary in Greater Reading.


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