Home Events & Festivals 6th Annual Original & Fabulous GermanFest Twitter Facebook Print About 6th Annual Original & Fabulous GermanFestIt's a celebration of all things German. Activities include a Volksmarch walk through the scenic city streets and the OktoberFAST 5k; Runners and walkers are welcome to dress in costumes because there will be prizes. Dachshund races, a Bavarian stone lift, beer games and a yodeling contest are sure to keep the crowd entertained. The family-friendly event offers activities for children at ZwergenLand, where little ones can roam with the gnomes for an afternoon of arts & crafts, face painting and games. German food, music and beers will be plentiful. Tickets for adults are $8 in advance, $10 at the door; children 1-12 cost $2 and gain access to a FREE kids area! All proceeds benefit the maintenance and care for the historic Athenaeum building.