Activities 2017-2018

For additional German activities in the area see the website of the 
Deutschamerikanischer Bürgerverein von Maryland:

February 3, 2018

The 200th Anniversary Celebration of
the German Society of Maryland Charter

April 13, 2018

Annual Meeting and Casual Dinner

of the German Society is held at the Zion Church in Baltimore.
 Dinner is at 6:30 pm. (free) Please bring a dessert.
Meeting immediately following the dinner.
 2017 events
April 23, 2017

Student Awards Ceremony
3:00 pm at Zion Church in Baltimore

for  High School and College German students
Cash awards are presented to HS students who scored in the top 20% on the National AATG German exam.
2017 Award Pictures
2016 Award Pictures and Program
2015 Award Pictures and Program

May 21, 2017

Great German Family Picnic
North Point State Park

Trolley Station Pavilion, 12 pm until dusk
8400 North Point road, Edgemere, MD 21219

pictures: picnic2017

June 25, 2017

German American Picnic

VON MARYLAND At Circle D Farm,  15535 Carrs Mill Road
Woodbine, MD 21797

July 22-23, 2017

Maryland German Festival

information Timonium Fair Grounds 
pictures from the festival-2016

pictures from earlier festivals
September 23, 2017

Oktoberfest at Timonium Fairgrounds

organized by the Buergerverein of Maryland

September 28-29, 2017

Aberdeen Provingground Oktoberfest

pictures from the Oktoberfest

October 6, 2017
Celebrate the German American Friendship Garden in Washington D.C.

October 12, 2017

Society for the History of Germans in Maryland
Zion Church  6:00-9:00 pm

Debra Hoffman, genealogist, speaks on
The Philanthropic Roles of Zion Church and the German Society for Baltimore's Immigrants

 Society for the History of the Germans in Maryland,

October 17, 2017

German American Day at McDaniel College

Welcome to the 23rd German-American Day at McDaniel College.

The theme of this year's German-American Day is "Einshoch6 auf US Tour". The highlight of this year’s GAD will be a workshop and a concert by the German band Einshoch6 (
for information contact: Mohamed

October 21-22, 2017

Oktoberfest at Schifferstadt

Pictures from the Schifferstadt Oktoberfest

November 2 , 2017


Awards Banquet and Dinner Dance
2017 Honoree-Gerhard Meinzer

Grand Lodge Ballroom in Cockeysville, MD, 6:00 pm

German Society Banquet, 2017
German Society Banquet 2016
 2015 Banquet Pictures

more banquet pictures
November 25-26, 2017

Christkindl Markt at Zion Church in Baltimore
Saturday 10-4; Sunday 11-4

Nov. 23-Dwc.24

Christmas Village in Baltimore