German American Societies of San Diego invites you!
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?
November 19th: Karneval Opening!
GASSD opens their Karneval season. Music by the Bluebirds.
Saturday, December 10: Member Christmas Afternoon.
Saturday, December 31: New Year’s Ball – Music by The Bluebirds.
January 13-15 : Trip to GAMGA Gala in Las Vegas.
Saturday, January 21: Karneval Dinner Dance
Music by the Express Band
Sunday, January 22: Kinder Karneval Afternoon
Our Activity Groups and upcoming Events
Concerts with German Songs
Meet on Wednesdays
September 30 - October 9!
Learn to speak German
German Card Games
Karneval | Mardi Gras!
Sommerfest: August 20!