It’s Wunderbar!

Discover your inner German and party at the Athenaeum, for the Athenaeum. Enjoy vendors, Durstig games, live wiener dog races, Zwergenland for the kids, German bier, German food and more. All proceeds from GermanFest benefit the maintenance and care of the historic Athenaeum. Celebrate German-American Day with this unique family event.


If you are interested in being a sponsor for 2024 GermanFest, please email Director of Advancement Robin Chalmers at

Event Details:

All over the Athenaeum grounds
401 E Michigan St,
Indianapolis, IN 46204, USA
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Saturday, October 5, 2024 | 12:00 – 6:00 PM

Athenaeum Foundation401 EAST MICHIGAN STREET

Our Mission

The Athenaeum Foundation preserves a treasured historic landmark that welcomes all to nurture a sound mind and a sound body through arts & culture, wellness and community.

The Athenaeum Foundation is a 501(c)3 organization.