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German Fest
July 26, 2019 3:00 pm
July 28, 2019 11:00 pm
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German Fest, Inc.
July 20, 2015
Henry Maier Festival Park
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200 N. Harbor Drive, Milwaukee, WI, 53202, United States
German Fest

German Fest logoGet Your Deutsch On! Celebrating its 39th year, German Fest returns to Milwaukee’s lakefront the weekend of July 26-28. Plenty of great German food and live music, bier (of course) and a lot of fun events. The 14th annual Dachshund Derby runs – literally – at 1pm Sunday. The STIHL Timbersports Series 2019 U.S. Pro & Collegiate Championships happens all three days at German Fest, with plenty of thrilling, chopping, and sawing action!

Dachshunds at German Fest in Milwaukee
Dachshunds get competitive in their races.

Check out United for Kids, where you can visit with The MACC Fund, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, Make-A-Wish® Wisconsin and Ronald McDonald House of Eastern Wisconsin, Inc. on Saturday, July 29th and Sunday, July 30th inside of the Sports Area. They’ll have games, prizes, information and fun for the whole family!  A portion of Sunday’s ticket sales will benefit these four charities.

German Fest Pretzel, Milwaukee

You can also check out Carousel Organ Association of America’s providing some of the “happy” instrumentation as you dance to music. Children can participate in the Fairy Tale Parade Sunday at 3:30pm and Dance Showcase at 4pm on the Sprecher Oktoberfest Stage. Fireworks will fill the sky Friday and Saturday night starting around 10:30pm.

TICKETS for German Fest are only $3 Friday! General Admission Saturday & Sunday run tickets run $12 in advance and $15 at the gate; children under 12 are free when accompanied by an adult. Find out more admission specials here.

German Fest takes place on the Summerfest Grounds in Milwaukee – also known as Henry Maier Festival Park. The grounds are in close proximity to U.S. 18, I-43/94, and Highways 32, 38, 57, 59, 145, and 190.


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German Fest Address:

Henry Maier Festival Grounds
200 N. Harbor Drive
Milwaukee, WI 53202
(414) 464-9444