Germania of Poughkeepsie inc.

Hudson Valley's Original & Authentic German Spring Festival!

For when you just can’t wait for Oktoberfest!

Maifest flyer 2024

Kick off the Fest season with Germania!

Join our authentic 174 year strong German heritage organization as we celebrate spring and begin another fun filled family friendly year of community activities… Deutsche Style!

Bring Your Appetite!


Germania festival menus offer a wide assortment of many family favorites.  There’s something for everyone.  Don’t miss out on Germania’s Bavarian style sausages and desserts.  Pretzels, sauerkraut, potato salad and more.

Snack on popcorn and hot dogs, or try one of our famous full dinner plates.  Sandwiches and plenty of kinder friendly options.

Wurst is Best!

Visit Germania’s express Imbiss style Brathaus!

Enjoy authentic German fest favorite sausages and Bavarian Pretzels.

Craving something sweet?

Oma’s famous Apfelstrudel is guaranteed to satisfy.  

Really Hungry?

Or maybe you’ve been waiting all year for your favorite authentic German meal.  Germania’s complete pavilion kitchen will not disappoint.

Quench your fest thirst!

Non-alcoholic drinks, or a quick snack are easily accessible for fest goers of all ages.


Be Sure To Visit The Germania Maifest Vendors

214 Wood Works
Chevreaux de la Grange
Great Spirit Collections
Huff N’ Puff
Renewal By Andersen
Instant Bath DBA Bath Fitter
Mary’s Avon
Michelle Therese Designs
Spectacular Party Sales: Tupperware
Sun Run
Thousand Islands Winery
Hudson Harmony

Germania Maifest's very own traditional German folk dance group brought to you by members of Germania of Poughkeepsie!

Thank You to Our Sponsors

William G. Miller & Son Funeral Home, Inc.
Kevin Kieran & Suzanne King
Instant Bath Inc. Bathfitter

A&R Security
Buttondown Balloons (Darryl Bielski)
Brigitte Dessauer
Marlene Heer
The Family of Karlheinz Schoenfeld

Adams Fairacre Farms
M&O Sanitation
Royal Carting Service Co.
Star Gas Products, Inc.
The “Ice Mahn” Refrigeration Co., Inc.
Senior Line Dancers
Dr. Charles Gilbert Spross Unit #167
Lino Brajuha
Carol Ann & Eddie Fischer
Bobbie & Jim Gordon
Marlene Heer
Anita Heitmann
John Kelly
Sue Koppenhaver
Dieter & Rosemary Krebs
Esther Odescalchi
George Schmidt
Zumtobel Lighting, Inc.
FC Bayern Fan Club of Connecticut


The Adlers Band

Maria and John Band

Bernie's Orchestra

Germania Almrausch S.V.