Tuesday, April 25, 2017

IL: Marchtoberfest at the Lindenhof

March 20, 2017 by  
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Why wait until the fall to enjoy a German Oktoberfest? You are invited to attend the Peoria German-American Central Society’s one-of-a-kind Marchtoberfest on Sunday, March 26th – Noon to 6 pm at the Lindenhof, 7601 N. Harker Drive, Peoria, Illinois 61615. Marchtoberfest heralds the end of Winter and the start of Spring, much like Oktoberfest […]

7th Annual Kristkindlmarkt in Peoria, IL

November 19, 2016 by  
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Kristkindlmarkts or German Christmas Markets are centuries old traditions beginning in the 15th Century. They are typically an outdoor street market associated with the celebration of Christmas during the four weeks of Advent. Originally the market was held to bring church-goers together to share homemade Christmas crafts such as nutcrackers, tree ornaments, toys, and more. […]

AZ: Old World Oktoberfest in Peoria

October 1, 2016 by  
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Join the Arizona Center for Germanic Cultures’ 11th annual Old World Oktoberfest on October 8th! The event runs from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. and will feature live Festmusik straight from Germany, amazing authentic meals, rides and amusements for all ages, and samplings of the special 500th anniversary Warsteiner Braumeister keg. The event is $5 […]

IL: Peoria Oktoberfest 2016

September 9, 2016 by  
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Peoria’s German-American Central Society, in partnership with the Peoria Park District, has brought the Oktoberfest to Peoria for 20 years. Thousands of people from Peoria, surrounding communities, and around the world have attended Peoria’s Oktoberfest along the riverfront enjoying German culture, food, beer, and music. Come and experience the magic world of the big tent where one leaves Peoria […]

IL: Friedrichshafen Youth Orchestra to Perform in Peoria

August 27, 2016 by  
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On Sunday, September 4th a 55 person youth orchestra will be performing at the Life Together Center, 3625 N. Sheridan Road in Peoria, IL, 61604. The concert will begin at 2 pm. Besides the orchestra the Lindenhof Echoes will be performing on the Alphorns. Area high school students from the Central Illinois Youth Symphony will […]

IL: German-American Volksfest 2016 Featuring Eddie Korosa

June 30, 2016 by  
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July 3, 2016 – 8 PM The Peoria German-American Society will be hosting their annual Volksfest at Hickory Grove Park. Volksfests or People’s Fests began in Germany.  There is typically at least one Volksfest in many larger German cities each year.  Stuttgart is considered to host the largest Volksfest in the world.  German emigrants to […]

IL: Peoria Oktoberfest at Peoria Riverfront Park

September 14, 2014 by  
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The German American Central Society and the Peoria Park District are sponsoring once again the Peoria Oktoberfest on September 19th, 20th, and 21st, to promote German culture and heritage of Central Illinois! The event will be held at the Peoria Riverfront Festival Park at 200 N.E. Water Street. The third Annual “Das Bier Run” 5K […]