German Clubs in Chicago

German Clubs in Chicago
Sport your lederhosen, grab a pint of beer, crank up the polka and make your way to one of these clubs. Whether you are in Chicago for a few days during Octoberfest or a lifetime, hanging out in these German clubs will remind you of hiking the Alps, cycling Bavaria or running a marathon in Berlin.

DankHaus German American Cultural Center

Memorabilia, museum artifacts and the Legacy Multimedia Project make this cultural hub a catch. Be sure to go the third Friday of each month to meet members, eat German food and toast a pint of German beer. Entertainment includes ping-pong rivalries, live musical demonstrations and dancing. The event is scenically located outside on the Skyline lounge, weather permitting, with no cover fees.

4740 N. Western Ave.
Chicago, IL
(773) 561-9181
dankhaus.org/

American Aid Society of German Descendants

Bring the whole family down for the annual Kirchweihfest, a party with costumes, contests, dancing and home-cooked food. The American Aid Society of German Descendants offers great ways to volunteer in the community, explore the city and suburbs and participate in the Steuben Parade in downtown Chicago.

7326 N. Odell Ave
Chicago IL 60631
americanaidsocietyofgd.org/

Deutsch-Amerikanischer Kinderchor

Teach your kids to be proud of the German language--by singing it. The Kinderchor club has been in Chicago for almost 70 years, with roots dating back to the 19th and 20th centuries and the influx of musically talented German immigrants.

2026 W. Cullom Ave
Chicago IL 60618
gakinderchor.org/

Article Written By Kay W

Kay W has more than 10 years of freelance writing experience, including technical papers, grants for youth and environmental nonprofits and consulting materials. With a Bachelor of Science in environmental engineering and a Master of Arts in environmental organizational leadership, Kay W has a diverse educational and technical professional background.

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