What’s Next? – Celebrate Spring with German Events

Check out what’s happening in the German community next!

Its’ Spring and you’ll find festivals and celebrations everywhere inviting you to the outside to enjoy the warmer weather in the company of your friends and family. The German community in CA has been busy to plan some spring events for you. Check them out below:


April 21-22  – German Theater in San Diego

If you are longing to see and hear some German theater and want to share a laugh in the company of other German expats, this one is for you.

So ist das Leben!” (That’s Life) and evening that promises to be a lot of fun with humorous and thought-provoking skits, poems and musical numbers presented by The German Theater Group San Diego.

It’s next week and last year’s event was sold out! Get your Tickets here:

Find out more about the Cabaret Evening at our previous post.

Dates: April 21, 2018, at 7:30 pm and April 22, 2018, at 2:00 pm
Price: General Admission $12, Students (with ID) $9
Place: German American Societies, 1017 S. Mollison Ave., El Cajon, CA 92020


May 5  – MayFaire Celebration in Mar Vista

Tivoli Rainbow Garden Preschool invites to their annual Mayfaire celebration with Maypole dancing for the children, Puppet show, Music Performance, Flower Wreath Crafting and Face Painting.

You want to be part of this fun family event with scrumptious foods: Brezel, Bratwurst, Kartoifeelsalat, Kaffe und Kuchen await you.

Celebrate May with us from 11am – 2pm on Saturday, May 5.

$10 donation per family – Everyone is welcome – Proceeds go to Tivoli rainbow Garden preschool. More info here.

Tivoli Rainbow Garden Preschool – 3170 Stoner Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90066


May 6  – Maifest and Kinderfest in Anaheim

Welcome Spring the German way at the Phoenix Club in Anaheim.  Come celebrate Maifest and Kinderfest in the Biergarten with live music by the Bluebirds Show Band,  a Traditional Maypole Dance, and the election of our Maikönigin (May Queen)!

The Park opens at 11 am, and the joint Program by the Phoenix Club, the German American League, and the German American School Association Südkaliforniens (GASA) starts at 1:00 PM,  with a Parade of the German American League Clubs.

We know the weather will be perfect to enjoy great Bier and German cuisine. The Kinderfest will provide lots of fun activities such as Arts and Crafts, Bounce House, Plant Potting and Cards for Mother’s Day, Pony Rides, Bouncers, Entertainment, Kid’s Train, Dancing for Mom and Dad. Don’t miss the used German Book Sale and in the afternoon be part of GASA’s BIG RAFFLE with prizes you don’t want to miss like the First Prize of $ 500.00 cash!

Admission is $7.00  Children 16 years and under are Free!

Phoenix Club, 1340 S. Sanderson Avenue, Anaheim, California Ball Road 


May 11  –  ‘Weisser Spargel’ Dinner Event in San Francisco

One night, three courses, one exclusive ingredient: Join the GACC West for their annual White Asparagus Gala Dinner in San Francisco.

It is the season in which one of the German’s favorite vegetable is being harvested: white asparagus.

This vegetable is so exquisite that the German American Chamber of Commerce (GACC West) dedicates an entire evening to it – an evening to which the GACC West would like to hereby cordially invite you.

The White Asparagus Gala Dinner is a one-of-a-kind event showcasing the German delicacy, which is harvested at one of Germany’s best Spargelhof and flown in exclusively for this very evening. This “edible ivory” serves thereby as the core ingredient in the exquisite three-course meal, which will be complemented by an exclusive tasting of Bluxome’s locally sourced fine wines.

Find out more at  www.gaccwest.com/2018asparagus or register directly via Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/white-asparagus-gala-dinner-wine-tasting-2018-tickets-43633227157

White AsparagusDinner Event at Bluxome’s Street Winery | San Francisco, CA


May 19th – Maifest and Kinderfest in Huntington beach

Join  GERMANSCHOOLcampus.com for their Maifest and Kinderfest. You will find a music and dance program specifically for children. The Donauschwäbische Volkstanzgruppe Los Angeles (Danube Swabian Folk Dance Group of LA) will perform the “Maibaum Tanz” with its Jugendgruppe.  Austrian therapist and author, Claudia Tichy, will read in German from her new book (Tesha Discovers the World – Healing Stories for Children) and sign copies. Old World Restaurant will serve German delicacies while children get entertained with crafts for kids.

Free Event from 3pm-6pm

Old World 7561 Center Ave. #49, Huntington Beach, CA 92647

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