German American Societies of San Diego invites you!
With members from all areas around San Diego County and beyond we are offering a home with a 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 Maifest or Sommerfest. But we have so many more activities for you to enjoy, like Damenkreis (ladies’ circle), Karneval (German Mardi Gras), Germania Choir, our Skat (German card game) evenings, KinderTanzGruppe – children’s dance group, and German Theater Group. German Classes are on Tuesdays from 5 to 7 pm. Come and enjoy German culture and tradition with us! Herzlich Willkommen!
Karneval is almost here!!! And here are the dates you need to know:
For membership renewals 2019/20 and information on how to become a member, please click on “membership” in the Top menu above, or just click here for the printable renewal form. To renew online with your credit card, please click here.
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?
Karneval opening 2019
Saturday November 16, 2019
5:30pm – 11:30pm
Music by the BlueBirds
Come and enjoy the Karneval tradition with us!
Our Activity Groups and annual Events
Join SoCal's Best Oktoberfest!
Keep our heritage alive!
Concerts with German Songs
Meet on Wednesdays
September 28 - October 7!
Learn to speak German
German Card Games
Karneval | Mardi Gras!