German Middle Ages Market!
Hickory Grove Park on Saturday, April 17th from 10am – 8:00pm.
Sponsored by Harmonie Concordia
Marchtoberfest is a celebration of Frühlingsfest, or Springfest. This festival is also known as Oktoberfest’s little sister and features German beer, music, food and games just in time for warmer Spring weather and lighter, easy drinking Spring beers.
Sponsored by the GACS Culture Committee
Maifest is the traditional German celebration of the arrival of spring. Maifest is still celebrated with the maypole (maibaum) decorated to show off the history and crafts of the local village or town.
Sponsored by the GACS and Peoria Park District
Yes, autumn brings many splendid things like apple picking, Halloween, and pumpkin spice everything, but the best of all is Oktoberfest, the German fall festival that celebrates everyone’s favorite things: food, beer, and merrymaking.