Wednesday, June 7

10:30 A.M. – MIDNIGHT
Headwaters Park Festival Plaza


11:00 A.M.

It’s Wunderbar!  Come celebrate the 36th anniversay of Germanfest!  Germanfest invites local and visiting dignitaries, sponsors and the public to participate in the traditional opening ceremony and the tapping of the first keg.  Attend the ceremonies, enjoy the music and dine on the fine German food (the traditional brats, hot off the grill, homemade sauerkraut, potato salad and don’t forget the kuchen (German cake) for dessert!


12:15 – 12:45 p.m.
Geoffrey North
First Wayne Street United Methodist Church
300 E. Wayne St.



1:00 P.M., 5:00 P.M., and 9:00 P.M.
FERKEL WURST STUFFIN’ (Piglet Sausage Stuffing game)

Headwaters Park – Main Stage
Participation is FREE!

Come one,come all!  This popular game has grown over the past few years.  everyone who wants to play will get a chance before we pick the three finalists to compete for trophies at each game time.

  Three teams of two players each compete against each other and the clock to see who can stuff the most “sausages” full of pink, plush toy piglets.  All participants win prizes!

1st game for ages 6 – 8 yrs., 2nd game for 9 – 12 yrs. 3rd game for the grown-ups…. come see who has the most fun!!

Sign up at the Information Booth or just be at the main stage at the designated times to test your sausage stuffin’ skills!


7:00 P.M.

Race day packet pick up will be south of 4th street near start line.  Race registration is through Get Me Registered: 

Cost:  $30 early registration, $35 on or after 5/31/17