Music & Games

2019 Germanfest Music Lineup

Don’t miss out on these great performances & the Polka Show


Aug 22nd

Four Wheel Drive                                                                                                                                                           5:00pm – 7:30pm

Bella Cain Country Band                                                                                                                                              7:30pm – 11:00pm


Aug 23rd

Cedar Singers                                                                                                                                                                       10:00-11:00am

Carol & The Keynotes                                                                                                                                   11:00-1:00pm, 2:00-3:00pm

Gary’s Ridgeland Dutchmen                                                                                                                          1:00-2:00pm, 3:00-5:00pm

SQUEEZBOX featuring Ted Lang & Mollie B                                                                     5:00-6:00pm, 7:00-8:00pm, 9:00-10:00pm

Box On, featuring Hank Guzevich of Polka Family                                                       6:00-7:00pm, 8:00-9:00pm, 10:00-11:00pm


Aug 24th

Pommersche Tanzdeel Freistadt                                                                                                                                     10:00-11:00am

Jon Dietz and the Twin Lakes Trio                                                                                                                                   11:00-12:00pm

RiverCity Blaskapelle                                                                                                                                                            12:00-2:00pm

Brian and the Mississippi Valley Dutchmen                                                                       2:00-3:00pm, 4:00-5:00pm, 6:00-7:00pm

Box On, featuring Hank Guzevich of Polka Family                                                            3:00-4:00pm, 5:00-6:00pm, 7:00-8:00pm

Nick Anderson                                                                                                                                                                         8:00-9:00pm

Zac Matthews Band                                                                                                                                                              9:00-11:00pm


Aug 25th

Polka Mass: Bishop James T. Schuerman presiding. Music by The Mike Schneider Band10:00-11:00am

The Mike Schneider Band – Pint Size Polkas show (Bring Kids)11:00-11:45am

Goodtime Dutchmen12:00-1:00pm, 2:00-3:00pm, 5:00-6:00pm

The Mike Schneider Band 1:00-2:00pm

Steve Meisner 3:00-5:00pm, 6:00-7:00pm

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Games & Activities

Fun games for the whole family!
Kinderzone for kids • Hammerschlagen • Stein-holding Competitions

Sheepshead Tournament

It’s Bigger! It’s Better! It’s the GERMANfest Sheepshead Tournament!
$3 per game or play all day for $15 Friday & Saturday, $10 Sunday


5pm-9pm (Free Play)

Friday & Saturday

10 am-9pm



Join us for hours of good old Schafskopf while enjoying all the sights, sounds and tastes of GERMANfest!  *No Sheepshead Tournament or prizes on Thursday.*

You can win prizes galore if you join in playing this “Call an Ace” version of this card-game classic. This year, there are more chances to win, and more variety of prizes to choose from.

Interested in learning to play Sheepshead? We will teach beginners all the ins and outs of the game. People of all ages can learn. You’ll get a chance to play the game a bit, and win prizes, too! Just check in at the “Learn to Play” tables.