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German Festivals in America, Events and Celebrations

German Festivals in America, Events and Celebrations


 Looking for German Festivals in America?

Events and Celebrations?

Take a look at our list!

There’s  something for everyone! Maifests, Sommerfests, Oktoberfests, Christkindlmarkt, Concerts, and More!!

We also have a special page set aside for Christmas Markets in the United States and Canada–> German Christmas Markets 

Do you know of any Events or GermaFestival that’s not on the list? Send me an email at [email protected]…. it would be helpful if you could include a link to the event. I’ll post the information and pass it on for everyone to see.

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Maifest Chicago– DANK Haus, Rheinischer Verein Chicago, Chicago,IL June 2 -5

Rumtopf Contest– Moser’s Austrian Cafe, New Carlisle IN June 5

Deutsche Tage– German American Institute (GAI), St Paul, MN June 11 & 12

Long Island Bavarian Festival– Plattdeutsche Park Franklin Square, NY June 11-12th

Carrousel of Nations– (there will be three German Villages: the Bavarian Club / GTEV Chiemgau Windsor; Windsor Teutonia Club; and he German Village in Leamington) Windsor, ON Canada June 17-19  June 24-26

German Fest At the Altenheim Grove, Forest Park, IL June 24  & 25

Pommerntag– a free cultural event sponsored by the Pommerscher Verein Freistadt.Mequon, WI  June 26



Gaufest Atlantic City, NJ July 7-10

GErman American Festival Plattdeutsche Park Franklin Square, L.I, NY July 16 & 17

German Festival Maryland State Fairgrounds July 9 & 10

German Fest Milwaukee July 29-31


DAS Fest- Willkommen to DAS Fest USA, THE #1 German celebration of the summer in Elkhorn, WI! Aug, 5-7

Dayton Liederkranz Germanfest Picnic– Dayton OH August 13-15th

German American Festival– Oregon (Toledo), OH Aug 27-29th



Ohio Swiss Festival- Sugarcreek OH Sept 29- Oct 1


Ohio Swiss Festival Sugarcreek OH Sept 29- Oct 1



Bavarian Christkindlmarkt Cleveland, OH Dec. 3rd


    1. There was a Maifest….and it looks like there will be a German Gottesdienst at Christmas.
      I’m sure there will be an Oktoberfest… I will keep looking!

  1. Hallo Karen,
    Thank you for including the Kitchener-Waterloo Oktoberfest, Ontario Canada in your schedule of events. It runs from Sept 24th to October 11,2021. You can learn more at the website https://www.oktoberfest.ca/. We also have a Christkindl Market which this year runs December 2nd – 5th & here’s the website.
    Have to say I love everything about your site, it’s impossible to pick something as a favorite. I always look forward to this.
    Alles Gutte,


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