maifest German Fest Chicago

Dank-Haus Maifest Chicago German Heritage Festival

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Date(s) - 06/01/2017 - 06/04/2017
12:00 PM

Lincoln Square


Dank Haus German cultural center in Chicago presents its annual MaiFest, a traditional German festival in Lincoln Square neighborhood feature food, dancing, and German Gemutlichkeit.

German Maifest Chicago schedule

German Maifest Chicago schedule

At Maifest, performers wear traditional German clothes while enjoy and sport summer T-shirts that celebrate their German heritage.

The opening program on June 1 features keg tapping to get beer out of a keg. On Sunday, the festival includes special ethnic German programming that will give you more insights on German customs and traditions.

German Maifest 2017 is free to attend and will take place June 1-4, 2017 at the corner of Leland and Lincoln Ave. in Chicago. The festival is accessible by CTA train Brown line Western stop and the Western Avenue bus.