Germanfest activities – Friday, 6/10/2011


The third day of Germanfest activities.

This is the 30th anniversary of Germanfest in Fort Wayne.  The Festival Pavilion & Bier tent opens today.

Today’s events:

11:00 a.m. to 1:00 a.m. – Doors Open at the Headwaters Park Festival Plaza
ROCK 104 DAY at GERMANFEST! Join Rock 104 at Germanfest, broadcasting all day to kick off the Germanfest weekend. Doc, Stone, JJ, Jason Lee, and Chilly will be on hand for all the fun.


11:30 a.m. – Die Freudemacher on the Headwaters Park Festival Pavilion Stage


12 noon to 9:00 p.m. – Fun Daily Activities, Headwaters Park Festival Plaza
Fun Festival Kiddie Rides by Miller Family Amusements (Noon-8:00PM)
Paint it German face painting by Sweetcakes Comedy Entertainment Company.
Balloons to the Moon: unusual and unique ballon sculpting by Kevin Harris.


12:15 p.m. Germanfest Organ Concert – Queen of Angels Catholic Church, 1500 W State Blvd
Tom Remenschneider, director of music, will perform pieces composed by German composers over the past 200-300 years.


4:00 & 8:30PM – Maßkrug Rennen (Stein Line Relay Race), Festival Pavilion
Stein Line Relay Race. Sign up for this FREE event at the information booth/main gate area (or use the entry form in the Germanfest newspaper section). Teams will compete in this relay of man/beer and balloons! Sponsored by Granite City Brewing Co and Rock 104. Win fabulous prizes in the Stein Line is a relay race… with a twist. Three teams of four members each compete. Each member runs with a full stein in each hand to pass off to the next team member. First to cross the finish line with some beer STILL in the steins wins! What’s the twist you say? Each member must run with a balloon held between the knees. Don’t pop that balloon or you have to go back to your starting position! Players must be at least 21 years old to play.
4:30 p.m. – Fred Ziwich and the International Sound Machine on the Headwaters Park Festival Pavilion Stage


9:00 p.m. – Alpine Express on the Headwaters Park Festival Pavilion Stage


The official Germanfest website
Prost! German Stein public art project website

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