Hundreds celebrate German heritage at Carillon Park

Dayton's Germanfest (WDTN Photo/Matt Behrens)

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) — Hundreds of people are celebrating their German heritage this weekend at Dayton’s annual Germanfest

Dayton's Germanfest (WDTN Photo/Matt Behrens)
Dayton’s Germanfest (WDTN Photo/Matt Behrens)


This year marks the 31st year for the event held at Carillon Park.

The picnic features German food, drinks, and music.

2 NEWS Today Meteorologist Jamie Jarosik emceed Saturday’s fashion show.

“This is one of the favorite parts of the Germanfest Picnic. Everyone gets to show off their clothes they bought in Germany or here at our vendors. And just have a really good time,” said Judy Schneider who is the Fashion Show Coordinator.

The festival runs until 11 p.m. Saturday night and from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, starting with a Polka Mass at 11 a.m. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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