Schedule

Saturday, June 11

GERMANFEST TENT OPEN

11:00 A.M. – 1:00 A.M.

Headwaters Park Festival Plaza
333 South Clinton Street, Fort Wayne, IN 46802

SPITZBUAM ( ST. LOUIS, MO )

NOON – 4:00 P.M.

Main Stage

Headwaters Park Festival Plaza
333 South Clinton Street, Fort Wayne, IN 46802

NATIONAL WIENER DOG NATIONALS

1:00 P.M. – 5:00 P.M.

Headwaters Park West
333 South Clinton Street, Fort Wayne, IN 46802

Join Germanfest and the 2022 National Wiener Dog Nationals!

As those “hot dogs” battle it out for bragging rights to the fastest wiener dog.  Registration begins at 11:00 A.M. until 12:30 P.M.  All dogs must be pre-registered prior to the race day, registration here at Germanfest.org on the event page.  Sponsored by Classic Hits 101.7 and Miller Brewing.

VISIONWALK

8:00 A.M. – 10:00 A.M.

Headwaters Park Festival Plaza
333 South Clinton Street, Fort Wayne, IN 46802

The Foundation Fighting Blindness will hold a 5K VisionWalk with registration beginning at 8:30 a.m., the walk beginning at 10:00 a.m. Join us as we raise critical research dollars! Complete information is available at www.fightblindness.org.

Fort Wayne Tanzer Performances

2:00PM, 4:00PM, 6:00PM and 8:30PM

VOLKSMARCH

8:00 A.M. – 11:00 A.M.

(10K Walk)
Headwaters Park Festival Plaza
333 South Clinton Street, Fort Wayne, IN 46802

Traverse a well-marked route through the downtown area, the River Greenway, and neighborhoods of Fort Wayne.  The walk begins and ends at the Festival Tent.  Sponsored by The Three Rivers Strollers Walking Club and the American Volksport Association.

The Volksmarch is for families, youth groups, singles, couples, old and young! Stamp books will be available upon completion of the walk.

 

Registration at 8:00 A.M.
Walkers can begin any time between 8:00 A.M. and 11:00 A.M. 

DIE SORGENBRECHER BAND ( DETROIT, MI )

4:30 P.M. – 8:30 P.M.

Main Stage
Headwaters Park Festival Plaza
333 South Clinton Street, Fort Wayne, IN 46802

POLKA LIKE A STAR

7:00 P.M.

Main Stage
Headwaters Park Festival Plaza
333 South Clinton Street, Fort Wayne, IN 46802

Patrick Didier and his charming assistants will be facilitating this time honored traditional Polka contest.  Don’t know how to Polka?  No worries because everyone gets a quick lesson to get started.  Judges weave in and out of the couples throughout the dance, eliminating couples from play.  The judges rank the last three couples and award 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners.  Everyone is a winner at Germanfest!  Participation is Free!

JAY FOX AND THE JAMMIN’ GERMANS ( FORT WAYNE, IN )

9:00 P.M. – 1:00 A.M.

Main Stage
Headwaters Park Festival Plaza
333 South Clinton Street, Fort Wayne, IN 46802

Fort Wayne Germanfest

Essen, Trinken und Gemütlicheit.