6/9/2012 Germanfest activities

Germanfest

Germanfest activities for Saturday, June 9, 2012:

11:00 a.m. to 1:00 a.m. – Doors Open at the Headwaters Park Festival Plaza

 

8:00 a.m. Volksmarch (10K walk)
Festival Plaza, Headwaters Park

Begin between 8:00-11:00 a.m., finish by 2:00 p.m. Traverse a well-marked route through downtown, River greenway, and city neighborhoods. For info, call 260.925.5091.

 

10:00 a.m. 6th Annual FW Visionwalk
Headwaters Park

The Foundation Fighting Blindness holds a 5K walk; registration at 9AM. Join local dignitaries to raise critical research dollars. More info at 847.680.0100 or at www.visionwalk.org.

 

10:00 a.m. 12th Annual German Bake Off!
Festival Plaza

Drop-off authentic German desserts by 11:30 p.m. Judging at 12 Noon; awards at 1:30 p.m.

 

10:00 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Coed 4’s Volleyball Tournament, Fairplay Volleyball

Fairplay Volleyball will hold it’s first Germanfest Volleyball Tournament for mixed mens/womens teams (coed) in A, B+, B and C levels all day. Registraion fee is $15 per player. More info and online registration is available on the Fairplay website or on Facebook.

 

11:00 a.m. Familienfest (Family Fest)
Festival Plaza

Bring the whole family for a fun-filled day at Germanfest 2012! Check out the new Familienfest Midway provided by Bob Mutton Party & Tent Rentals. More!

 

11:30 a.m. Fred Ziwich and the International Sound Machine live on the Festival Pavilion Stage at the Headwaters Park Festival Plaza

 

2:00 p.m. National Wiener Dog Finals
Headwaters Park, Lower Level

Join Germanfest and 98.9 The Bear for the 19th Annual National Wiener Dog Finals as “hot dogs” race for the coveted title. Click here to register your dog online. Sponsored by Miller.

 

2:00 p.m. Toledo Bavarian Dancers Holzhackerbuam in the Headwaters Park Festival Pavilion

 

4:00 p.m. Toledo Bavarian Dancers Holzhackerbuam in the Headwaters Park Festival Pavilion

 

4:30 p.m. Alpine Express live on the Festival Pavilion Stage at the Headwaters Park Festival Plaza

 

6:00 p.m. Trauben Tromp (Grape Stomp)
Headwaters Park, Lower Level

The Grapes of Wrath returns as 9 teams compete to stomp the most grapes. More info here.

 

6:00 p.m. Toledo Bavarian Dancers Holzhackerbuam in the Headwaters Park Festival Pavilion

 

7:00 p.m. Polka Like a Star!
Festival Pavilion Dance Floor

Learn to polka like the pros! American Styles Ballroom Dance Studio will teach couples how to polka, all participants have a chance to win trophies and prizes. Open to all!

 

8:30 p.m. Toledo Bavarian Dancers Holzhackerbuam in the Headwaters Park Festival Pavilion

 

9:00 p.m. Die Freudemacher live on the Festival Pavilion Stage at the Headwaters Park Festival Plaza

 

The official Germanfest website

 

Photos from previous Germanfests

2005 | 2006 | 2008 | 2009 | 2011 | 2012

 

Videos from previous Germanfests

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