Event features live German Bands, German Food, Home Baked Desserts, Traditional Reinheitsgebot Beers, Children’s Entertainment, Bavarian Dancers, Germania Singers and Blue and White Soccer games. Event will be held RAIN or SHINE under tents….LOTS OF FUN!
Adult entry ticket $5 daily, $4 Veterans and Active Military with valid ID, children under 16 no charge. FREE PARKING!
Germania of Poughkeepsie, founded 1850, is a benevolent, not for profit organization committed to promoting German Culture and Heritage, hosting various events throughout the year including Maifest, Oktoberfest, Christkindlmarkt, and Heritage Day Bake Sale.
Over the past 169 years Germania has supported educational programs in music, language, sport, dance, and citizenship. Germania sponsors numerous “Sister Clubs” and promotes many cultural programs. These include the German Singers, Germania Almrausch Schuhplattler Verein, the Steuben Society of America (Dr. Charles Gilbert Spross Unit #167) and their Germania Blue & White Soccer Club. Germania also sponsors German Language Classes, Ballroom Dancing Classes and a Volksmarch Club.
Germania remains a private club, and is actively looking to increase membership, along with Club Sponsorship and Event Vendors. Enrollment is open to individuals of all faiths and backgrounds.
Please visit www.germaniaPok.com for additional details, advance event discount tickets, and Facebook https://www.facebook.com/GermaniaOfPoughkeepsie/. Contact Germania directly for further information, president@germaniaPok.com or call 845-471-0609.