German American Societies of San Diego invites you!
Oktoberfest in El Cajon at the German American Societies of San Diego: The German American Societies’ Oktoberfest in El Cajon celebrates German culture, customs & traditions, including foods, drinks, music, dance & language. Oktoberfest will be taking place over 2 weekends: Sep 29-Oct 1, and Oct 6-8, 2017. Hours: Fridays 4-10 PM, Saturdays Noon-10 PM, Sundays Noon-9 PM. Admission for adults 21 and up: $10 on Fridays and Saturdays, $5 on Sundays. Active Military and those under 21 admitted FREE!
We are Family friendly!
With members from all areas around San Diego we are offering a home with German atmosphere to our many members, friends and the community. Our Club house and our events like Dinner Dances, Anniversary Ball, New Year’s Gala, Choir Concerts, and Karneval Events are open to the public. You might know our famous “El Cajon Oktoberfest” and our annual “Sommerfest/Open House” in August! But we have so many more activities for you to enjoy, like Damenkreis (ladies circle), Karneval (German Mardi Gras), Germania Choir, our Card Game Evenings, and our German Classes on Tuesdays from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. Come and enjoy German culture and tradtion with us! Herzlich Willkommen!
For over a hundred years there has been a German presence in San Diego County, such as through the German Club of the San Diego Turners, who published a German-language weekly as early as the late 1800’s. But it was on May 8th, 1965 that a handful of determined Germans started the German American Societies in the Turner Hall.Read more
What's up at the Club?
Saturday, November 11: Karneval Opening
Music by the Express Band
December 2, Snowdance has been cancelled.
Saturday, December 9: Member Christmas Afternoon, German kids entertain, Santa!
Tuesday, December 12: Germania Choir Weihnachts-Konzert, German dinner, raffle!
Sunday, December 31, New Years Gala, Dinner, Entertainment, Elegant evening,
Music by the Blue Birds Showband
Our Activity Groups and annual Events
Concerts with German Songs
Meet on Wednesdays
September 29 - October 8!
Learn to speak German
German Card Games
Karneval | Mardi Gras!
Sommerfest: August 20!