FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 6, 2011
MACUNGIE, PA. -- The 2011 Bear Creek Cheese, Garlic & Folk Festival, sponsored by radio station The Hawk 99.9 will be held on September 11, 2011 at Bear Creek Mountain Resort and Conference Center. The Festival will take place from 11am-5pm and will be held outdoors in the base area. In the event of rain, the festival will be held indoors in the Lodge.
Bear Creek will host 10 local cheese and garlic venders including: B.A.D. Farms, The Daily Loaf, The Grand Fromage, Vista Farm, Knob View Farm, Mountaindale Farms, Fairman Farm and the Josie Porter Farm.
In addition, local food vendors will be sampling and selling popular cheese and garlic pairings. Retail vendors will have cheese and garlic-themed merchandise available for purchase. Attendees will enjoy live folk music by local musicians Jay Smar and Blackjack. Guests will also enjoy a Cheese & Garlic Lovers Appetizer Contest, Storytelling, Face painting, a petting zoo, carriage rides, the Lehigh Valley’s only Cheese Rolling contest and much more!
All participants must register for the contest on September 11 between the hours of 11am and 1:30pm in the Guest Services Lobby. Participants must have a ticket to register for the contest on the day of the event. Tickets for the Cheese Rolling will also include entry to the Cheese, Garlic and Folk Festival.
Adult tickets are available for $8 in advance or $10 at the door and children’s tickets are available for $3 in advance or $5 at the door. Kids 5 years and under are free. Advance tickets can be purchased online at www.bcmountainresort.com, over the phone at 1-866-754-2822 or in person at The Hotel at Bear Creek.
The Hotel at Bear Creek is offering a Cheese, Garlic & Folk Festival overnight package. Starting at just $85 per person, this package is based on double occupancy and includes an overnight stay at The Hotel at Bear Creek, a Welcome Gift, two tickets for the Cheese, Garlic & Folk Festival and breakfast for two at the Trail’s End Café. Reservations can be made by contacting the resort at 1-866-754-2822.
About Bear Creek Mountain Resort & Conference Center
Bear Creek Mountain Resort is nestled on over 330 acres in Macungie, Pennsylvania. The resort offers skiing, snowboarding and snowtubing winter activities and hiking, biking, fishing, boating, tennis, disc golf and nearby golf during the spring through fall months. Guests can plan an event in the spacious banquet and meeting facilities, dine at The Grille at Bear Creek or the Trail’s End Cafe, relax at The Spa at Bear Creek or vacation at the hotel, The Hotel at Bear Creek, with indoor and outdoor pools and hot tubs.
Megan Weir, Marketing Coordinator
Bear Creek Mountain Resort
1-866-754-2822 ext. 380
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE