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Oktoberfest 2023!

September 8, 2023 @ 5:00 pm - September 10, 2023 @ 5:00 pm EDT

A fun, festive and authentic Oktoberfest! will be held at Germania Festival Grounds, 51 Old DeGarmo Road, Poughkeepsie, NY! – Friday September 8, 5-10pm, Saturday September 9, 1pm-10pm, and Sunday September 10, Noon-5pm. Event features live German bands, German food, home baked German desserts, traditional German Beer, children’s entertainment, Bavarian dancers, and singers. Adult entry ticket $5 daily, $4 Veterans and Active Military with valid ID, children under 16 with parent, no charge.

Event will be held RAIN or SHINE under tents. FREE PARKING!

Germania of Poughkeepsie, founded 1850, is a benevolent, 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization committed to the education of German heritage and culture. Germania hosts various authentic cultural events throughout the year including an annual Maifest, Oktoberfest, Christkindlmarkt, Heritage Day Bake Sale, Biergartens, authentic German Saturday Take Out dinners, Wednesday Stammtisch, along with other events.

Over the past 173 years, Germania has hosted educational programs in music, sport, dance, and citizenship. Germania sponsors numerous “Sister Clubs” who also promote many educational and authentic cultural events. These include the Germania Singers, Germania Almrausch Schuhplattler Verein, Steuben Society of America Dr. Charles Gilbert Spross Unit #167, and the Germania Blue and White Soccer Club. Germania also sponsors German Language Classes, Ballroom Dancing Classes, and a Volkssport Club. Throughout the year Germania holds clothing, food, toy drives, as well as grants annual scholarships to BOCES CTI Culinary program graduates. Since the pandemic, Germania has donated over seven hundred German Friday and Saturday Take Out Dinners to area First Responders.

Germania supports the community by procuring goods and services through locally owned Hudson Valley businesses. The organization remains a 100% volunteer, private club, and is actively looking to increase membership, along with Club Sponsorship and Event Vendors. Membership is open to individuals of all faiths and backgrounds.

Please visit https://germaniapok.com/oktoberfest-2023/ for additional details, and Facebook https://facebook.com/GermaniaOfPoughkeepsie/

Contact Germania directly for further information, president@germaniaPok.com or call 845-471-0609.

-Only service animals with valid ID please-


Facebook: https://go.evvnt.com/1861076-2?pid=10328

Artists / Speakers: Adler Band, Bernie’s Orchestra, Die Spitzbaum



Germania Festival Grounds
Old Degarmo Road
Arlington, NY 12603 United States
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September 8, 2023 @ 5:00 pm EDT
September 10, 2023 @ 5:00 pm EDT
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(860) 275-7550