57th Annual German-American Steuben Parade of NYC
Each year on the third weekend of September, The German-American Steuben Parade is held on Manhattan’s famous Fifth Avenue. The Parade is sponsored by the German-American Committee of Greater New York, Inc., and is organized by the German-American Steuben Parade Committee in a concerted effort between many German-American Organizations.
GROUPS FROM GERMANY ATTENDING THE PARADE
Club Name and State, City or Country Of Origin
There will be twenty groups from overseas marching in this year’s German-American Steuben Parade, including nineteen groups from Germany, and one group from Switzerland. Below is a list of said groups, and either the City/State/Province they represent:
Club Name State,Country
Basler Mittwoch Gesellschaeft 1907 Basel, Switzerland
Brauchtum am Niederrhein Nordrhein Westfalen,DE
Bund Kultureller Jugend Schleswig Holstein, DE
Bürger-Schützenverein Werne von 1653 e.V. Nordrhein Westfalen, DE
Feuerwehr Bocholt Nordrhein Westfalen, DE
Feuerwehr Musikverein Nienborg Nordrhein Westfalen, DE
Freigerichte Alphornisten Hessen, DE
Freiwillige Feuerwehr Mingerode Niedersachsen, DE
German Air Force Band Hessen, DE
Granzgänger Biedenkopf Hessen, DE
KG Stadtgarde Funken Rot-Wiss Ratingen e.V. Nordrhein Westfalen, DE
Lechenicher Stadtgarde Nordrhein Westfalen, DE
Poorzer Nubble Nordrhein Westfalen, DE
Schülerblasorchester St. Ottilien Bavaria, DE
Schützenkapelle Holzheim Bavaria, DE
Spielmannszug Ebersberg e.V. Bavaria, DE
St. Johannes – Junggesellenbruderschaft Bettroth Nordheim Westfalen, DE
St. Maria Männerbruderschaft Bettroth Nordheim Westfalen, DE
Stadtkapelle Donauwörth Bavaria, DE
Stamdesch “De Knollendorfer“ e.V. Nordheim Westfalen, DE
FOOD AND WINE FESTIVAL
Saturday, September 6 10 AM
Join Gottscheer Friendship and the Steuben Parade Committee on a trip to the Hudson Valley Food and Wine Festival. Enjoy unlimited wine tastings from the thousands of wines featured, gourmet food, a fine arts & crafts market, and more! Round trip coach bus departs from Glendale, NY and Forest Hills, NY.
Tickets are $80 and include transportation, refreshments, and festival admission. $65 non-drinker tickets also available. Reserve tickets by Aug 25th. E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or 347-495-2595.
THE FORTYEIGHTERS, DINNER AND LECTURE
Tuesday, September 9 7 PM
The year 1848, the German Revolution has failed. Millions of Liberals, Democrats, Socialists and Nationalists have fought for their dream of a united Germany – without success! The Erick Kurz Memorial Award Lecture Series sponsored by the Steuben Society presents Dr. Yogi Reepmann, who will discuss “The Fortyeighters”, the immigrants from Germany during the mid 1800’s! Join us for a very special dinner lecture on Tuesday September 9th at 7 pm. The location will be the Village, 143 N. Wellwood Avenue, Lindenhurst NY 11757 Reservations are a must, by calling Lenny Coyne at 516-840-6157 or email at email@example.com
Cost of $50 includes dinner, beer, soda, and live music by Bud Gramer.
GERMAN-AMERICAN PUB CRAWL
Saturday, September 13 1 PM
Raise your Steins and enjoy some fresh German brews. The expert imbibers of the Young German-American Club (YGAC) take you to their favorite watering holes in Manhattan for drinks, while traveling aboard a double-decker bus. This year, travel to Bavaria Bierhaus, Paulaner Brauhaus, Hofbrau Bierhaus NYC and Reichenbach Hall!
Cost is $45 to travel on the bus, and the first ½ liter of beer and one bratwurst are included. Additional beer and food is separate. For Tickets call Christine Vogel at 914-393-7885, or send a check at once made payable to YGAC. Address is YGAC, c/o Christina Vogel; 43 Horton Dr., Mahopac, NY 10541
SPECIAL HAPPY HOUR BENNEFIT!
Monday, September 15 5 PM
Join us on Monday, September 15 at Bierhaus NYC for a very special Happy Hour as we count down the days to the 57th annual German-American Steuben Parade of NYC!! Our special celebrity Guest Bartenders will be the former Miss German-America representatives the last nine years, dating back to the 48th Parade! The function starts at 5 pm and runs through 8:30 pm. This Happy Hour will feature shot specials from Parade sponsor Niche Imports, raffles, a live band, and beer from Hofbrau!!
Bierhaus NYC is located at 712 Third Avenue in Manhattan. No cover charge!
STEUBEN PARADE WELCOMES GROUPS FROM GERMANY
Friday, September 19 – 11:30 AM
The Steuben Parade Committee formally welcomes 22 groups from Germany and 1 from Switzerland that will march in this year’s Parade. Join us for a special opportunity to hear the marching bands warm up for their performance on Fifth Avenue. Location: Foley Square/Thomas Paine Park, Manhattan. There is no Cover Charge for this cultural event!
STEUBEN PARADE GALA
Friday, September 19 6:30 PM
The Gala this year will be held on the beautiful and spacious yacht Hornblower Infinity leaving from Pier 40 in NYC. Standard and Premium Tickets for the Steuben Parade Gala are now available. Tickets are $200 for standard seating or $500 for VIP Cocktail and VIP Dinner Seating. These tickets can be purchased with paypal on our website store. Ticket price includes cocktail hour, 4 course dinner with beer, wine and entertainment. You can also mail us a check by contacting Nicole. Don’t miss this black tie event to support the parade.
GERMAN-AMERICAN STEUBEN PARADE
Saturday, Sept. 20 12 Noon
Fifth Avenue, 68th Street to 86th Street
The German-American Steuben Parade is one of the most colorful and fun parades in New York City – marching up Fifth Avenue from 68th to 86th Street, it brings out music and dance groups, marching bands, karneval groups and people in “Tracht”, the traditional clothing worn in many different German regions. The 57th Annual Steuben Parade will be led by Grand Marshal John Muller, Emmy Award-winning American Journalist, born in Queens and raised in Long Island. A highlight of the Steuben Parade are the many themed floats and the dances performed by many of the marching groups from all over Germany and the United States.
The Steuben Parade is FREE to watch, and no tickets are necessary. However, there is a Grand Stand on Fifth Avenue and 79th Street; Tickets are $15 and include prime seating in view of the red carpet, where the dance performances are. You must enter from 78th St. between Madison Avenue to 5th Ave. This event will be on rain or shine. Visit our website for grandstand tickets: www.GermanParadeNYC.org/store
OKTOBERFEST WITH THE NY METS
Friday, September 26 at 5:40 PM – Game time is 7:10 PM
Join the New York Mets for their annual Oktoberfest Night at Citi Field! Each ticket purchased through this exclusive offer includes access to a pre-game party in the Bullpen Plaza along with a limited edition Mets Oktoberfest Beer Liter Stein! The festive pre-game party will begin at 5:40 PM and conclude 7:10 PM when the game starts. Sit together with friends, family, colleagues and other Oktoberfest supporters in the Big Apple Reserved which is centrally located off the Field Level concourse in left and right-center field.
For tickets log onto www.mets.com/oktoberfest For groups of 10 guests or more, reach out to Barry Gorman, Group Sales at 718-565-4318