Annual Special Event
Quincy German Fest
Quincy, Illinois

May, 2020


Location: South Park, 12th & Harrison Streets, Quincy, IL

Dates: May 31 - June 1, 2019

     Friday: 6 pm - 10 pm
     Saturday: 3:30 - 10 pm

Description: The Quincy Sister City Commission hosts this annual Germanfest in Quincy’s South Park. The Heidelberg Band will perform from 4 pm - 8 pm on Friday. The Waterloo German Band will perform 4 pm -8 pm and Raised on Radio will perform from 8 pm - 11 pm both days.

Saturday afternoon will include a “Kinderplatz”, activities for children from 3 pm - 7 pm. Both days will feature traditional German food accompanied by local favorites and craft beers including ones brewed especially for the event. A variety of other beers including German beer will be available along with wine and non-alcoholic beverages along with a Beer Garden, where a number of beers and a few wines will be available for tasting. A new shuttle service will be available from QND school to South Park. There is a Beer /Wine Tasting Garden. Blocks of 10 tasting coupons will be sold for entrance to the garden.

Proceeds from Germanfest help provide materials and activities for QND and QHS German classes as well as some support for the QU team’s German soccer trip experience. Activities for German adult and student exchanges are also funded by the event.


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