• Newsletters
  • Facebook
  • Twitter
°
Thursday, July 27, 2017
View complete forecast
News-Sentinel.com Your Town. Your Voice.

Fort Wayne's Germanfest taps into its 35th year

<p>By Breanna Daugherty of The News-Sentinel</p><p>Members of the Fort Wayne Tänzer and Germanfest attendees do the chicken dance Wednesday at Headwaters Park. WLDE,101.7-FM, started off Germanfest with the citywide chicken dance by broadcasting it on its radio station.</p><p> </p>

By Breanna Daugherty of The News-Sentinel

Members of the Fort Wayne Tänzer and Germanfest attendees do the chicken dance Wednesday at Headwaters Park. WLDE,101.7-FM, started off Germanfest with the citywide chicken dance by broadcasting it on its radio station.

 

<p>By Breanna Daugherty of The News-Sentinel</p><p>Germanfest attendees chat at the bar Wednesday at Germanfest at Headwaters Park. The festival pavilion hours are 11 a.m.-midnight today and 11 a.m.-1 a.m. Friday and Saturday.</p><p> </p>

By Breanna Daugherty of The News-Sentinel

Germanfest attendees chat at the bar Wednesday at Germanfest at Headwaters Park. The festival pavilion hours are 11 a.m.-midnight today and 11 a.m.-1 a.m. Friday and Saturday.

 

<p>By Breanna Daugherty of The News-Sentinel</p><p>Bob Bohn and Martha Bohn, of North Manchester, eat some of the German food offered Wednesday at Germanfest at Headwaters Park. Some of the traditional food included brats, homemade sauerkraut, potato salad and kuchen, a German cake.</p><p> </p>

By Breanna Daugherty of The News-Sentinel

Bob Bohn and Martha Bohn, of North Manchester, eat some of the German food offered Wednesday at Germanfest at Headwaters Park. Some of the traditional food included brats, homemade sauerkraut, potato salad and kuchen, a German cake.

 

<p>By Breanna Daugherty of The News-Sentinel</p><p>Reinhold Mueller, 70, stands at the bar Wednesday at Germanfest at Headwaters Park. Mueller has been attending Germanfest for the past 35 years. He helped put up some of the decorations for this year's festival.</p>

By Breanna Daugherty of The News-Sentinel

Reinhold Mueller, 70, stands at the bar Wednesday at Germanfest at Headwaters Park. Mueller has been attending Germanfest for the past 35 years. He helped put up some of the decorations for this year's festival.

<p>By Breanna Daugherty of The News-Sentinel</p><p>Germanfest officers make a toast with guests Deputy Mayor Karl Bandemer, far left, and City Councilman Geoff Paddock, far right, on the main stage after Bandemer tapped the first keg of Germanfest on Wednesday. The weeklong event ends Saturday.</p><p> </p>

By Breanna Daugherty of The News-Sentinel

Germanfest officers make a toast with guests Deputy Mayor Karl Bandemer, far left, and City Councilman Geoff Paddock, far right, on the main stage after Bandemer tapped the first keg of Germanfest on Wednesday. The weeklong event ends Saturday.

 

<p>By Breanna Daugherty of The News-Sentinel</p><p>Jaeger Heidenreich, 4, stands on the main stage before the tapping of the first keg Wednesday at Germanfest at Headwaters Park. Wednesday was the official Germanfest tent opening with ceremonies, music and German food.</p>

By Breanna Daugherty of The News-Sentinel

Jaeger Heidenreich, 4, stands on the main stage before the tapping of the first keg Wednesday at Germanfest at Headwaters Park. Wednesday was the official Germanfest tent opening with ceremonies, music and German food.

Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.The Associated Press
Wednesday, June 08, 2016 11:55 pm

Germanfest started off its 35th year with the tapping of the first keg Wednesday at Headwaters Park.For the first time, the events included a Germanfest 5K run Wednesday.

Saturday's events include the Familenfest and midway, as well as Polka Like a Star and other entertainment.

The festival pavilion hours are 11 a.m.-midnight today and 11 a.m.-1 a.m. Friday and Saturday.

See video from Wednesday's events attached to this story at news-sentinel.com.

      

Comments

News-Sentinel.com reserves the right to remove any content appearing on its website. Our policy will be to remove postings that constitute profanity, obscenity, libel, spam, invasion of privacy, impersonation of another, or attacks on racial, ethnic or other groups. For more information, see our user rules page.
comments powered by Disqus