Taste of Hamburger Festival: Activities & Fun Stuff

2024 Activities and Fun Stuff

Dine & Dash Burgers and Trail Race – Blue Mountain Wildlife Inc. 
Race begins with eating a burger, followed by a 1-mile run, eating another burger and running a mile back to the finish line. Registration begins at 10 am at 2nd and State Streets. Race begins at 10:30 am. Registration includes 2 burgers and a free t-shirt. Cost is $30 and is limited to the first 50 applicants. Pre-registration can be completed on www.bluemountainwildlifestore.com/dine-dash-1.  

LV Rocks LLC
(484) 560-5961
24 foot rock climbing wall with a chance to win a hamburger hat for everyone who reaches the top

2023 Activities and Fun Stuff

Cow Decorating

Located at the corner of 4th and State Street
Decorate and take home your own wooden cow lawn ornament. $5 per cow
All day event, or until cows are gone. 

American Xcellence Wrestling
Sponsored by Rita’s Italian Ice of Hamburg
2nd and State Sts.
Live professional wrestling matches at 11 am, 1 pm, 3 pm and 5 pm.

Fisher Forge & Cut Above
(610) 504-8060
Blacksmithing demonstrations

Hamburg Area Historical Society
102 State Street
Hamburg, PA 19526
Children’s games – fishing hole, dime toss

Hamburg Strand Theater
6 South 4th Street
Hamburg, PA 19526
Take a break from the heat and relax in the Hamburg Strand Theater while watching a vintage movie featuring the history of Hamburg. The movie will be running from 10 am to 3 pm. 

Ray’s Balloons
(484) 334-3554
Balloon creations for kids

Rich Gerber, Magic Rich
Magic and fun for everyone! 

Silent Art Auction
Hamburg Art & Craft Gallery
320 State St.

Bid on handmade art and crafts made by local artists during this silent art auction.   This is your chance to purchase local artwork at a fraction of the original price. Auction will be held inside the Art & Craft Gallery of Hamburg. Bidding ends at 4:30 pm.

Silly Smiles Facepaint

Colorful facepainting, unicorn horns and temporary tattoos

Located in front of the Hamburg Strand Theater, 6 S. 4th St.
A lovable Great Dane will give you a kiss for a $1 donation.

T-102 Live Remote
156 S. 3rd St.
T-102 Live Remote on site from 10 am to 12 Noon 

WEEU Live Remote
Sponsored by Peach Tree Cremation Services and Reading Hospital – Tower Health
Live remote from 11 am to 1 pm. WEEU staff will be on site all day at the intersection of State Street and Peach Alley. 

Save the Date

The Taste of Hamburg-er Festival is always the Saturday before Labor Day. The 21st annual festival will be held on August 31, 2024.

Sponsorship Registration Form

2024 Sponsor information is coming soon for the 2024 festival.

Preview our festival guide!

Please check back the week before the festival to view the 2024 Festival Guide.