Food: Pennsylvania Dutch cuisine reigned, along with American standards.
Beer: The search for Yuengling led to two places: Liederplatz or Festplatz. And, like today, you drank it from a plastic stein.
One vendor ticket: 25 cents
Concerts: All but the Candlelight Concerts and Bach Choir performances were free.
Who's in charge: Three people, along with the help of 320 volunteers, organized the first Musikfest.
Number of musical acts: 118
Music: The first year focused on local heritage, which resulted in a whole lot of folk, polka and European sounds.
Musikfest Mugs: Made in England of porcelain and pewter. Cost: $15
Big name performers: Don McLean and Rob Stoneback Big Band
Platzes and venues: 15
Food: The eats have gone global, from Middle Eastern to Mediterranean and Latin American.
Beer: Five platzes serve up your faves. And if you're jivin' for some home brew, you can hit up the Brew Works on Main Street.
One vendor ticket: 50 cents
Concerts: The general platz shows are free, but the 24 big name draws performing at RiverPlace, Zoellner and Moravian's Foy Hall will cost ya.