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25 Jul

German Fest 2017!

Grab your Lederhosen or Dirndl and come enjoy authentic German food, music, dance and drinks! Gates open Friday at 4PM with music by Die Auslanders until 7PM followed by Die Lustige Almdudlers until 11PM. Saturday the fun starts at 12PM with Erik Schwartz

13 May

Germanfest 2016 – Save the Date

It is official!  Germanfest will once again be held at the Spencerport Fireman’s Field.  Dates are set for August 12th and 13th.  Times are tentatively scheduled for Friday 4-11PM and Saturday noon-11PM.  Stay tuned for further details as August

09 Nov

Annual Christkindlmarkt

On Saturday, November 21, the Federation of German-American Societies will hold its annual Christkindlmarkt. The event takes place from 9:00am to 3:00pm at Reformation Lutheran Church, 111 North Chestnut Street in Rochester. Parking and admission are free

01 Oct

Fairport Octoberfest This Weekend!

Our friends over in Fairport will be putting on their always-fun Fairport Octoberfest this upcoming weekend, October 2nd and 3rd.  Dancers from our very own Schuhplattler Verein Heidengold and Bayern-Verein Alpengrün will be performing throughout the w

20 Sep

Pics from Germanfest 2015 are now up!

Pics from Germanfest 2015 are now up! I know its a little late, but better late than never.  We’ve finally uploaded some of the pictures from this years fest! This year was a blast and we can’t thank our volunteers enough.  Enjoy the picture

26 Jul

History of the Germanfest

For 111years German immigrants,  their descendants and friends have been celebrating their heritage with a Festival. Known variously as German Day, German Summer Fest, or Summer Fest to distinguish it from the many “October Fests”, it was dec

24 May

Welcome to our new home

As you can see, we have done a little redecorating.  We hope this new home will help bring our organization into the 21st century.  The new design should make our material more accessible and inviting so that we can continue our work in preserving and m