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Save the Date: Experience the Vibrant German American Festival

German American Festival Overview

Get ready for a blast of German culture at the German American Festival! This event is packed with fun activities and authentic experiences that will make you feel like you’ve stepped right into Germany. Here’s the lowdown:

Festival Dates and Location

Mark your calendars! The German American Festival is happening from Friday, August 25th to Sunday, August 27th, 2023. This is Toledo’s oldest and biggest ethnic festival. The venue is spacious and scenic, perfect for a celebration of this scale.

Want more details about the venue? Check out our page on German American Festival location.

Festival Hours

The festival hours are set to keep the party going all weekend long. Here’s when you can join the fun:

Day Opening Hours
Friday 6:00 PM – 1:00 AM
Saturday 2:00 PM – 1:00 AM
Sunday 12:00 PM – 8:00 PM

With these hours, you can dance the night away on Friday and Saturday, and enjoy a laid-back Sunday. Plan your visit to soak up every bit of the festival.

Curious about what’s happening during these hours? Visit our page on German American Festival events.

This festival isn’t just about having a good time; it also supports the local community, backing the German and Swiss cultural center and various philanthropic programs in the Toledo area.

Need tickets? Head over to our page on German American Festival tickets.

Festival Highlights

The German American Festival is a blast, packed with everything you love about German culture. From tasty treats to toe-tapping tunes, there’s something for everyone.

Real German Goodies

This festival is all about giving you a genuine German experience. You can chow down on bratwurst, schnitzel, pretzels, and strudel. And don’t forget the beer! We’ve got imported German brews served in big ol’ steins for that true Bavarian vibe.

German Foods German Beers
Bratwurst Beck’s
Schnitzel Warsteiner
Pretzels Spaten
Strudel Bitburger

Want more details on the food and drinks? Head over to our German American Festival events page.

Fun and Games

The German American Festival is loaded with entertainment that’ll keep you grinning all day. Groove to live German bands and watch traditional folk dancing that brings the culture to life.

But wait, there’s more! Test your strength in stein holding contests or show off your skills in log sawing events. These aren’t just fun; they’re a peek into German traditions.

Got kids? No problem. The festival has plenty of rides and games to keep the little ones entertained. From carnival rides to interactive games, there’s fun for everyone.

For the full scoop on what’s happening, check out our German American Festival events page.

The German American Festival is a can’t-miss event for anyone wanting to dive into German culture. Don’t miss out on the fun! Grab your German American Festival tickets now!

Festival Logistics

Shuttle Service Information

Hey there, festival fans! If you’re heading to the German American Festival from the Toledo area, we’ve got you covered with a super convenient shuttle service. For just $10, you get free parking at a designated pick-up spot and a direct ride to the festival grounds. No need to stress about parking or traffic—just hop on and enjoy the ride. For more details on how to get there, check out our German American Festival location page.

Service Cost Includes
Shuttle Service $10 Free parking at pick-up lot, direct transport to festival grounds

Alcohol Sales and Regulations

Ready to raise a glass? The German American Festival has a fantastic selection of beer, wine, and liquor. But keep an eye on the clock—alcohol sales wrap up at midnight on Friday and Saturday. On Sunday, you can sip until the festival closes. Make sure to follow the rules so everyone can have a great time.

Day Alcohol Sales End
Friday Midnight
Saturday Midnight
Sunday Festival Close

Want to know more about what’s happening at the festival? Head over to our German American Festival events page. And don’t forget to snag your German American Festival tickets ahead of time for a smooth entry. Cheers!