AC4GC Events

Events Overview

1) Springfest/Maifest
In 2016 Springfest will again be hosted by the Swiss Society. The event takes place at a park in Chandler in beginning/mid April.

2) Oktoberfest
The focus of the Old World Oktoberfest in the park is to celebrate the
German heritage and culture with the traditional "Gemuetlichkeit" over hearty Oktoberfest fair and libations accompanied by the "Die Echten Waldbuam" German polka band playing dance music for all ages. Alphorn Blowing, Stein Holding, Dance, and Best Dress Contests as well as a colorful, creative, and exciting Kinder Village & Youth Carnival will provide an atmosphere of authentic European flair. Admission for adults is $5. (Young adults under 21, youth, and kids are free!).

3) Christkindlmarkt
The Arizona Center for Germanic Cultures will present its annual
Christkindlmarkt in the Stagecoach Village in Cave Creek on Friday, Dec. 9 and Saturday, Dec. 10 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. and on Sunday, Dec. 11 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.  The
Christkindlmarkt – a celebration held throughout Central Europe – will
bring cherished German and European traditions to Phoenix with holiday
entertainment, German and Austrian cuisine, vendors and local artisans
selling merchandise like children's toys and Christmas ornaments, and
much more for the whole family! Admission will be free.

4) Deutschsprachiger Weihnachtsgottesdienst (German-language Christmas Service)
The 7th annual German-language Christmas Service for the Phoenix metro area will be held at 4:10 pm on December 18, 2016, at Mountain View Lutheran Church in Ahwatukee.

5) German-American Chamber of Commerce Stammtisch
Der deutschsprachige Geschäftsstammtisch findet immer am 4. Donnerstag im Monat an wechselnden Lokalitäten im Raum Phoenix statt und bietet deutschsprachigen Geschäftsleuten die Möglichkeit, in geselliger Runde Kontakte zu knüpfen und zu pflegen. Die Teilnehmer haben auf jedem Treffen die wertvolle Chance, sich und ihre Arbeit einem interessierten Publikum vorzustellen. Ziel des Stammtisches ist es, deutschsprachige Unternehmer und Firmen mit deutschsprachigen Ansprechpartnern in Arizona besser kennen zu lernen und zu unterstützen.

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