IL: The GACS Volksfest on July 1st

June 19, 2018 Alexa 0

On Sunday, July 1st the Peoria German-American Central Society will be hosting their annual Volksfest at Hickory Grove Park from noon to 8 p.m. – free admission and parking. This is a family friendly event. […]


IL: Springfest at the Lindenhof on April 8

April 4, 2018 Alexa 0

Celebrate the end of Winter at Hamonie’s Springfest on Sunday, April 8th – Noon to 6 pm at the Lindenhof! Springfest is their tribute to SOMMERGEWINN EISENACH, the biggest traditional spring festival in Germany. Celebrated […]


IL: Marchtoberfest on March 11

March 6, 2018 Alexa 0

Why wait until the fall to enjoy a German Oktoberfest? You are invited to attend our one of a kind Marchtoberfest on Sunday, March 11th – Noon to 6 pm at the Lindenhof, 7601 N. […]


AZ: The Peoria Oktoberfest from Sept. 22 – 23

September 15, 2017 Alexa 0

The Arizona Center for Germanic Cultures cordially invites you to their 12th annual Oktoberfest at Centennial Plaza Park featuring the Echten Waldbuam Band flown in from Germany! This year promises to be the most exciting […]


IL: Peoria 2017 Oktoberfest Sept. 15 – 17

September 8, 2017 Alexa 0

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 […]


IL: GACS Maifest at the Lindenhof

May 1, 2017 Alexa 0

Join the Peoria German American Society at their annual Maifest celebration! A variety of vocal, instrumental and dance entertainment will be presented including dancing around the Maibaum (May Pole). There will be children’s activities, a […]

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7th Annual Kristkindlmarkt in Peoria, IL

November 19, 2016 GW Administrator 0

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 […]