Authentic German Traditions and Food, Family Fun, History, Music and Oktoberfest.
From the best German Music to Food and Tradition, Dance, History Exhibits, Kid’s entertainment, and traditional Oktoberfest – on October 8, 2017, you will find everything at the Alpine Village in Torrance, California.
This one-day festival brings the best of contemporary and traditional German culture to Southern California. More than 3,000 people are expected to attend.
Starting with an ecumenical church service at 10 am in and around the Alpine Village Wedding Chapel, and continuing in the Big Festzelt (Tent) at 11 am, and in the “Clubhouse”, where Exhibits and modern music and performances are located, the Festival is inviting all Germans, German Americans and friends of German culture to participate in this family fun event.
In true Oktoberfest style, the German-American Day L.A. will take place in the big tent of Alpine Village in Torrance which can welcome up to 2,600 guests. Prominent German-American guests such as Emmy Award-winning actor Eric Braeden as well as members of L.A. Galaxy will partake in the program. Live music by popular festival band The Fabulous Bluebirds as well as performance by local German dance groups and children choirs will ensure great entertainment.
A rich cultural program will be offered at the Alpine Village Clubhouse, including kids activities, exhibits about 500 Years of Reformation and the history of the L.A. Turners as well as showcases of Austrian and Swiss culture in Southern California.
And shopping for authentic German Food in the Alpine Market and for German items the Alpine Stores is always exciting!
The German American Day LA is held under the Auspices of the German Consulate General of Los Angeles, with participation of Clubs of the German American League (DAV). Current partners of German American Day L.A. include the Goethe-Institut, the German-American League, German National Tourist Office, Warsteiner Bier, Fredricks & Von der Horst, German World Magazine, and Neue Presse.
Authentic German Music is provided by “The Fabulous Bluebirds” and for the following Oktoberfest by the German Alpine Oktoberfest Band “Haderlumpen”.
The L.A. Turners Museum at the Alpine Village will open on October 8 as well!