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130th German Day/Oktoberfest
September 19-20, 2014
What: 130th German Day Celebration at OKTOBERFEST 2014
The Omaha German-American Society invites everyone to celebrate our 130th German Day with the great tradition of Oktoberfest, authentic Bavarian dancers and traditional German singers, five live bands, games for kids, and plenty of food and beverage.
When: Friday, September 19th 2014, 5:00pm to Midnight, entry $5
Saturday, September 20th 2014, Noon to Midnight, entry $5
Where: German-American Society, 3717 South 120th Street, Omaha, NE 68144
Fridayevening (5pm to Midnight), will open with the great “umpa” sounds of the Barry Boyce Band in our main hall that replicates a great German Beer hall. Our South hall will be filled with the sounds of Bobby Z Polka Band and our lower Ratskeller will feature the versatile sounds of Wayne Miller . There will also be short appearances of German Folk dancers and singers as they prepare their full programs for Saturday afternoon. Great food and Bier will also be available in our large fest tent behind our Main hall.
Saturday(Noon to Midnight), the entire German-American Society complex will be open to admission.
Throughout the day authentic German entertainment will be featured.
The food will include Brats, Schnitzel, Roasted Chicken, Roasted Pork from several pigs cooked over our large barbeque pit, and sauerkraut, German potato salad German tortes, pretzels and more. Friday evening will feature a smaller menu, but Saturday a full menu will be available from noon until 7:00pm as selections last. New this year a Wurst Haus tent will add to our food selection with tasty German Sausages, more than just Brats!!!
And of course both days the Bar will feature several varieties of tap and bottled “Biers” direct from Germany along with domestic beers and non-alcohol selections.
Purchase a $1.00 raffle ticket for a chance at $1000 or other prizes.
Active Military ID entry FREE.
Plenty of free parking is available and Saturday a free parking shuttle service will be provided.
The German American Society Inc. Omaha Nebraska is organized exclusively for educational and social purposes including the promotion of German culture, language, music, dance, choral singing, and gymnastics.
Founded January 6, 1884.