Oktoberfest Beer Tasting, Dance, and Evening of German Alpine Music at the German-American Heritage Museum
Delightful Celebration of German Music, Beer, Food, and Heritage. Join us at the German American Heritage Museum for a delightful beer tasting and the opportunity to learn about German history and culture as you meet other ICDC members.

Event Date

Friday, September 23, 2022 at 6:30 PM

Event Address

German-American Heritage Museum
719 Sixth Street NW
Washington DC 20001

Requested Attire

Business or Cocktail Attire Requested. All guests must be 21 and over. Traditional German attire welcome!

Event Description

Celebrate Oktoberfest and enjoy a taste of Germany with a very special tasting of German beer, including limited seasonal specialties, German sausage, potato salad, and pretzels. Socialize and network with like-minded beer aficionados and connoisseurs while listening to traditional German music with optional dancing. Learn about the long history of Germans in the United States, their significant contributions (which go well beyond beer and bratwurst!) and the strong connection that exists between the two countries.

Also enjoy the option to arrive at the beginning of the event and learn how to dance the waltz and polka so that you can enjoy dancing to live German music comprising of waltzes and polkas during the event.

As you explore the exhibits of the German American Heritage Museum, enjoy a selection of traditional German food (menu selections may change):

Potato pancakes
Chicken Schnitzel
Potato salad
Bratwurst/Variety (with appropriate accompaniments)
Salad
Bread
Pretzels

As you enjoy your evening, enjoy a selection of German beer.

About the German American Heritage Museum
The German-American Heritage Museum of the USA opened in March 2010 and is Located on 6th Street NW in the heart of the old European-American section of Washington.  The museum sits in what is now a thriving commercial neighborhood. Its mission is to preserve, highlight and promote the heritage of Americans of German-speaking ancestry, and their valuable contributions to the birth and development of the United States.

German Music Duo: Liab' und Schneid
Liab’ und Schneid is the Mid-Atlantic’s premier performer for authentic German Alpine Music (echte Volksmusik), the traditional entertainment and dance music of the mountains of Austria, Switzerland, Bavaria, and South Tyrol. Enjoy the most authentic Alpine music you'll hear on this side of the Atlantic.

 

           TICKETS           
All online ticket sales are final. We are unable to issue refunds for tickets purchased due to expenses incurred to present the event.

Event Agenda (May change)

6:30 PM
Admission for waltz and polka lessons

7:30 PM
Admission for an evening of German music, culture, beer, food, and dancing
Live German music with optional dancing

9:30 PM
Event concludes

Map/Parking

Parking in the vicinity is limited and we highly recommend Metro or other transportation service such as Uber or Lyft.

Please note that the map is enclosed below as a courtesy to you and for your convenience but we do not guarantee the accuracy of the map or the directions provided by Google. It is your responsibly to arrive safely and on time at the address of the event disclosed above.

Parking is limited to street parking in the vicinity of the venue. Kindly note that, as is the case in most major cities, the availability of street parking in Washington DC is limited and beyond our control. Due to the limited availability of parking, we highly recommend a cab, Uber/Lyft or other transportation option. The event start at the designated time so please allow sufficient time for traffic/travel/transportation and parking as these factors are beyond our control.

Event Notes

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