Jasper Strassenfest

About Jasper Strassenfest

Jasper celebrates its German heritage with entertainment, games and contests, a bier garten and great food at the annual fest! Enjoy polka mass on Saturday evening at Saint Joseph Catholic Church, listed on the National Register of Historic Places or stop by the hot air balloon race! Also enjoy polka music and dancing in the bier garten each night of the fest. On Saturday, stop by the Kansas City Barbeque contest to sample some fabulous BBQ or taste samples of chili at the chili cook off. Throughout the festival, several entertainment acts perform on the main stage including dancing groups, bands and other unique and exciting performances. The Dubois County Museum will have several exhibits on display specifically related to the Strassenfest as well as German related programs. Also, throughout the event there will be das kinderspiel (children's games), a youth golf tournament, a box parade, a pet show, and much more!