13th Annual GermanFest

OCTOBER 9, 2021

GermanFest is back and better than ever! Join us this Oktober as we take Indy's Biggest Haus Party to the streets!

Don your Lederhosen and bring the Kinder to celebrate Indiana's biggest and best German heritage festival! There's something for everyone to enjoy, including all of your favorite GermanFest classics!

We're bringing the party - the games, the music, the races, and of course, das Bier! All you have to bring is yourself and your German spirit!

GermanFest Schedule of Events

12 PM  |  Gates Opens

MAIN STAGE OPENING CEREMONY

12:05 PM  |  Welcome, Presidential German-American Day Proclamation  |  Craig Mince, Sven Schumacher

12:10 PM  |  German National Anthem, U.S. National Anthem  |  Liederkranz German Band

12:15 PM  |  Presentation of Hoosier German-American Award to Dr. Claudia Grossman  |  Giles Hoyt

12:20 PM  |  Remarks from Mayor Joe Hogsett, Ceremonial Keg Tapping  |  Mayor Joe Hogsett

12:30 PM  |  PROST! (CHEERS!)  |  All

CULTURAL ENGAGEMENT

12-6pm | Kinderland & Retail Vendors Open

2-5pm | Wiener Dog Races

2-6pm | Building Tours Hosted by Indiana Landmarks

2-5pm | Durstig Games

MAIN STAGE ENTERTAINMENT

12-2 PM | Liederkranz German Band

2-2:30 PM | Dans Norden / Die Fledermäuschen / Skandilocity

4-6 PM | DysFUNKtion Brass Band

6-8 PM | Vess Ruhtenberg Group

BIERGARTEN STAGE ENTERTAINMENT

1-3pm | Beer Barrel Boys

3-6pm | Indy Polkamotion

8-11pm | The Elect