2023 Oktoberfest and German Festival Guide

Your Guide for Oktoberfests and German Festivals Across Various States. For over 200 years, there have been annual celebrations that have begun with the wedding of Kronprinz Ludwig (later King Ludwig I) and Princess Therese of Saxe-Hildburghausen in Munich in 1810. What started with horse races and other festivities has … Read more

Sakura Matsuri Japanese Street Festival – Washington, DC

The Sakura Matsuri Japanese Street Festival takes place in Washington, DC and is the largest celebration of Japanese Culture in the United States, not to mention one of the main events of the National Cherry Blossom Festival. The street festival brings in around 40,000 festival fans over its two-day run … Read more

Bastille Days – Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Bastille Days is a French themed festival in downtown Milwaukee around Cathedral Square Park. The festival offers plenty of entertainment, food vendors with all sorts of French foods, vendors and an Eiffel Tower. 2024 DATE: July 11-14, 2024Location: Downtown MilwaukeeWebsite: https://www.easttown.com/bastille-days **** AUTHOR’S NOTE: This is the 6th and final … Read more

St. George Festival Review – Fishers, Indiana – My Experience

2023 DATE: September 15-17, 2023This post documents my experience on September 22, 2019. At St. George’s in Fishers, Indiana… …their annual festival was taking place. Out in front… …the large yard was used for a children’s area with jump houses… …and prize games… …that included Test Your Strength and Skee … Read more

Slovak Festival – Sterling Heights, Michigan

The Slovak Festival offers a children’s area with games, shopping, two dining areas, and great entertainment. 2023 DATE: August 25-27, 2023Location: Sts. Cyril and Methodius Parish41233 Ryan RoadSterling Heights, MI 48314Website: https://saintcyrils.church/ **** This post documents my experience on August 25, 2018. This year marked the 100th anniversary of Ss. … Read more

A Taste of Greece Festival – Plymouth, Michigan

A Taste of Greece Festival takes place at Nativity of the Virgin Mary Greek Orthodox Church with a marketplace, food, kids’ activities and entertainment. 2023 DATE: August 24-27, 2023Location: Nativity of the Virgin Mary Greek Orthodox Church39851 W Five Mile RdPlymouth, Michigan 48170Website: https://www.michigangreekfestival.com/ **** This post documents my experience … Read more

Our Lady of the Scapular Polish Festival – Wyandotte, Michigan

The Polish Festival at Our Lady of the Scapular offers tons of games for kids and adults alike, entertainment and an impressive Polish platter. 2023 DATE: August 25-26, 2023Location: Our Lady of the Scapular976 Pope John Paul IIWyandotte, MI 48192Website: https://www.ourladyofthescapular.org **** This post documents my experience on August 24, … Read more