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2015 Event Details

Friday, August 14th - 5pm to 11pm
Saturday, August 15th - 12pm to 11pm
Sunday, August 16th - 12:00pm to 6pm
Public Invited! Admission is FREE!
On-site Parking $2.00

Join the Dayton Liederkranz as we celebrate the 32nd Annual Germanfest Picnic at Carillon Park in Dayton! One of the best festivals of the summer with plenty of fun for the whole family.

ATTRACTIONS

  • Continuous Live Music
  • On-Site Parking $2
  • Authentic German Food - Schnitzel Dinners, Brats, Metts, German Potato Salad, Wurstsalat, Cabbage Rolls
  • Friday - Opening Ceremonies and Keg Tapping - 6:30 p.m.
  • Kidz Zone Games & Rides
  • ATM Located in Kettering Building 
  • German Import Haus 
  • German Marktplatz - Merchandise and Craft Vendors
  • Polka Mass - 11:00 Sunday
  • Genealogy Support in Kettering Building
  • Huge selection of German Draft and Bottled Beer
  • Biergarten and Weingarten
  • Membership Opportunities
  • Raffle Prizes and 50/50 Raffle
  • Bavarian Fashion Show - Saturday
  • 5K and 10k Race/Walk - Friday 6:30 p.m.   (Click on link for Registration Form)
  • Heritage Booth featuring: 125 Years Dayton Liederkranz Turner

SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS

The 2014 winners of Academic Grants are Katherine Kleinberg, Damian Roderick and Peter Kleinberg.  CONGRATULATIONS! Your checks were presented  at the Germanfest Picnic Opening Ceremonies on Friday Evening at 6:30. The DLT scholarship/grant program is one of the benefits of membership.  Applications for this year's awards are currently available at the clubhouse.

CULTURAL DISPLAY

The 2015 Cultural Display will focus on the 125th Anniversary of the Dayton Liederkranz Turner. We have a long and rich history - let's celebrate it! If you have any ideas or memorabilia to share, please contact us at dayton.liederkranz.info@gmail.com  Danke!

GENEALOGY

Interested in your German Heritage? Stop in and meet some representatives from the DLT Genealogy Group and ask some questions! And do be sure to visit The Geneaology Group, which meets monthly at the Liederkranz, with guest speakers and group discussions. Click on the genealogy button on the Liederkranz Homepage for more information.

MEMBERSHIP

The Dayton Liederkranz is always looking for new members. Click on the MEMBERSHIP button at the bottom of the homepage to download an application. GERMANFEST SPECIAL - If you join and pay your dues by SEPTEMBER 1, you receive FREE membership for the remaining four months of this year, PLUS all of 2016!  Do it today!

GERMANFEST PICNIC HELPERS NEEDED

It takes many helpers to make an event like Germanfest Picnic successful. We will have information about online signups as we get closer to the event.

PICTURES FROM 2014 GERMANFEST PICNIC and 5K and 10K

Courtesy of Event Photos by Tracy, are available here:

5k / 10k:
http://www.eventphotosbytracy.com/germanfest-5k-10k/

Picnic (Including Friday Night and Saturday):
http://www.eventphotosbytracy.com/germanfest-picnic-dayton/

 

A DAYTON ORIGINAL

The Germanfest Picnic is very proud to be designated "A Dayton Original."

http://daytonoriginals.org/2013/12/11/germanfest-picnic/