About GermanFest at the Athenaeum

Discover your inner German and party at the Athenaeum, for the Athenaeum. Enjoy the Durstig Games, live Wiener Dog Races, OktoberFAST 5K run/walk, Strong Man Competition, ZwergenLand for kids, the new Bratwurst Eating Contest, German beer, German food, 2 stages of music and more. All proceeds from GermanFest benefit the maintenance and care of the Historic Athenaeum. Celebrate German-American Day with this unique family event.