If Polka’s wrong, we don’t want to be right. The best polka bands around will keep you moving as you immerse yourself in the best traditions from Bavaria to Bremen.
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FRIDAY NIGHT GEMÜTLICHKEIT!
Friday Night Gemütlichkeit will be held from 4pm-10pm. The night will be filled with German food, beer and a live Beatles recreation band, Rubber Soul The Tribute. Plenty of street parking around the brewery for Friday Night Gemütlichkeit and all weekend.
As part of FILO Production’s upcoming GermanFest and Saint Paul Fire’s “Operation Warm,” firefighters are wearing less clothing to help low income Saint Paul students receive more warm winter clothing.
German food is the Wurst. Help yourself to a mix of classic German delicatessen and modern cuisine, and we’ll help you test the boundaries of your lederhosen. From local restaurants to food trucks, we will have eats and treats for all palettes.
What’s a German festival without a tall stein of hoppy goodness? Prost your way to a great time with traditional German libations and local Minnesotan brews served in glasses shaped like footwear. The traditional German beer on tap includes 4 varieties of Schell's and premium wine provided by Big Top Liquor.
Sausage, Beer, and more Lederhosen per square foot than the fashion police will allow. Come celebrate Minnesota’s ties to German heritage with music, food, art, games, and more. Cultural programming includes talks and tours, a cultural tent and stage, a place to share your heritage story and a full program of German Cinema.
From Polka and Hammerschlagen, to Soccer and Tours of the Historic Schmidt Brewery, we’ve got something for attention spans of all shapes and sizes. Don't forget the FREE parking and FREE admission!
Inaugural Year of GermanFest
The first inaugural year of GermanFest far exceeded the projected attendance and proved itself to be a high quality free civic event celebrating German culture. FILO Productions Inc. is proud to manage this event and to hold it on the grounds of the historic Schmidt Brewery in St. Paul. This video highlights some of the fun found at the 2014 event. This years event highlights include: International/German films, authentic German food, quality entertainment, family fun activities such as human fussball, children’s play area, a 5K bike ride, and of course great beer! Mark your calendars for a weekend of fun on June 19-21, 2015 at the Schmidt Brewery. See you at the GermanFest!