FREE and Open to the Public! The Twin Cities annual celebration of Germanic culture and heritage on the grounds of the GAI will feature the following activities: Saturday, June 8th Lederhosenlauf 5-K Run & 1 mile Walk, 8:00am All participants are treated to a Beer & a Brat. Music and awards following the race. Prize for best German-themed costumes.
Bicyclists' Biergarten, Go Grün, Bike 4 Beer!, 12:00-4pm Bring your bike (& Stein) to our Summit Avenue Biergarten and enjoy a brat and ½ price draft beer ($3 each). In addition to several varieties of freshly-tapped Paulaner beer, the GAI will be serving Radler; a German summer specialty drink made of beer and lemon soda to be enjoyed during or after a long bike ride.
Sommerparty, 5-10pm Oktoberfest in June! Come celebrate summer outside under the tent while enjoying live music, dancing, and authentic German food & beer.
Euro-Dance Party, 10pm-12am The party moves indoors to the Ratskeller with Euro pop favorites.
Sunday, June 9th Deutscher Tag 11am-5pm A fun-filled day for the whole family. Celebration includes German bands, authentic German food and retail vendors, kids’ activities, and more!