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Pennsylvania Dutch Festival at Reading Terminal Market this weekend

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It runs from Thursday, August 12-Saturday, August 14, 8am-5pm.
On Saturday, the festival there will be Amish buggy rides, horse drawn wagon rides, a farm animal petting zoo, and live bluegrass music.

Hot donut lovers, the wait is almost over...

 
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  1. DONUTS. I'm so excited. Thanks for the reminder!

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    1. re: urbanfabric

      Do you know who's playing the bluegrass?

    2. Thanks for the reminder! Are the donuts comparable to what they have during the fall festival?

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      1. re: Laura D.

        The donuts are the same as the fall festival but the do them indoors. Not sure who is doing the bluegrass though.

      2. I got there today a little before 4:00 and they had stopped donut production. LUCKILY, there were about 10 glazed donuts (and a bunch of other ones I don't care about) still for sale... I'll be sure to get there earlier tomorrow and Saturday ;)

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        1. re: phillybakingqueen

          I was made aware of this after the fall festival when we went back to get a peanut butter chocolate donut at 3:00pm and they had already stopped making them. Thanks for the reminder though--I'll be sure to get there on the earlier side tomorrow!

          1. re: Laura D.

            Peanut butter chocolate? Wow that's a new one!

            1. re: bluehensfan

              I forgot to add more photos...

               
               
               
              1. re: bluehensfan

                They had it at the fall festival several years ago, then didn't have it another year, and then brought it back. For whatever reason, though, I believe I remember that they don't advertise having it. It's excellent, though!

                1. re: Laura D.

                  I had my fill of donuts (like 6...all of which were excellent) on Saturday. I did ask about the peanut butter ones but was told that they have not made them for a few years now. Maybe in the fall they will do them (or pumpkin!).

                  1. re: bluehensfan

                    We also noticed that they didn't have them at this festival, but they definitely had them last fall so I would try back this fall to see if you can snag a few. I think I definitely prefer the fall festival to this one, if for no other reason than having some of the "special" vendors outside makes for a much less claustrophic environment as compared with having everything (except the animals and band) inside.

        2. Does anyone know the date for the fall festival?

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          1. re: spicemistress

            October 9th.