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2015 Event Details
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.
- Continuous Live Music
- On-Site Parking $2
- Authentic German Food - Schnitzel Dinners, Brats, Metts, German Potato Salad, 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
- Huge Raffle - Grand prize Trip for 2 to GERMANY + $1000 spending money!
- Bavarian Fashion Show - Saturday
- 5K and 10k Race/Walk - Friday 6:30 p.m. http://www.daytongermanclub.org/sites/default/files/German5KForm2015.pdf (Click on link for Registration Form)
- Heritage Booth featuring: 125 Years Dayton Liederkranz Turner
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.
GERMANFEST PICNIC HELPERS NEEDED
It takes many helpers to make an event like Germanfest Picnic successful.
To help with Setup on Friday at Carillon Park, click here - http://germanfestpicnic.bringit.bz/public/bc4738
The help with Tear down, click here - http://germanfestpicnic.bringit.bz/public/80e681
To help with Cleanup on Monday at the Liederkranz, click here- http://germanfestpicnic.bringit.bz/public/b57827
To help sell our Raffle Tickets, click here - http://germanfestpicnic.bringit.bz/public/cea13a
To help serve our delicious food in the big Food Tent, click here - http://germanfestpicnic.bringit.bz/public/32f1df
To help out with the Children’s Area, click here - http://germanfestpicnic.bringit.bz/public/d0d294
To donate our serve our delicious Baked Goods, click here - http://germanfestpicnic.bringit.bz/public/bdc4b5
If you are a Truck Driver with CDL who can help us out this weekend, click here - http://germanfestpicnic.bringit.bz/public/a0769d
To work in the Sandwich Booth, click here - http://germanfestpicnic.bringit.bz/public/799ea2
To help set up our Culture Display, and greet out guests during the weekend, click here - http://germanfestpicnic.bringit.bz/public/ea6b32
To participate in the German Fashion Show on Saturday afternoon, click here - http://germanfestpicnic.bringit.bz/public/8dc51a
To sing in the Polka Mass Choir on Sunday Morning, click here- http://germanfestpicnic.bringit.bz/public/d17fa5To help grill our delicious brats and metts, click here - http://germanfestpicnic.bringit.bz/public/70c6d6
To help with restocking pop/water stations in Main food tent and Sandwich tent. Teens welcome and encouraged! www.signupgenius.com/go/
PICTURES FROM 2014 GERMANFEST PICNIC and 5K and 10K
Courtesy of Event Photos by Tracy, are available here:
Picnic (Including Friday Night and Saturday):
Overall Event Sponsor : $7,000 – Exclusive naming rights with name/logo on all PR including all media (ads, brochures, etc), on fest signs/banners, on volunteer tee shirts; participation in opening ceremonies; booth space and facilities and food/drink tickets for booth staff.
Overall Event Supporter: $5-$7,000 – Similar to above, but less prominent.
Major Venue Sponsor: $2 - $5,000 – Venues include Liederkranz Food Tent, Heritage Exhibits, Spass Platz (band tent), two Bier Gartens, Kidz Zone; Craft Vendor Tents; signs & banners at venue; listings in PR materials and over 5,000 programs; booth space/ facilities.
Major Activity Sponsor: $1 - $2,000 – Activities include Opening Ceremonies,Trachten Fashion Show, 5k/10k Run/Walk, Worker Party; Parking Shuttle: sponsor signage and promotion as appropriate; PR listings; booth space/facilities
Supporter/Donor: $100 - $1,000 – Listings in PR as appropriate; signage at the Main Event Stage
In Kind/Community Service - Opportunities exist for numerous “in kind” donations/sponsorships and for community service work crews. Appropriate levels of PR or compensation will be matched to fit.
A DAYTON ORIGINAL
The Germanfest Picnic is very proud to be designated "A Dayton Original."