48th Annual German-American Festival

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WHAT:
The 48th German-American Festival, the Toledo area’s Oldest, Largest and Greatest Ethnic Festival with authentic German Food, Beer, and Entertainment. Festival organizers expect upward from 30,000 paid attendees.
The Festival is operated by the G.A.F. Society, recognized by the Internal Revenue Service as a §501(c)(3) charitable organization. It is sponsored by the seven German- and Swiss-American Societies in Toledo.

WHY:
The purpose of the German-American Festival is to promote and enhance the German and Swiss cultures as well as generates revenue to support the German and Swiss cultural center in Oregon and a wide variety of scholarship, athletic and other philanthropic programs in the Toledo area.

WHERE:
Oak Shade Grove, 3624 Seaman Road, Oregon, Ohio, just ½ mile east of Coy Road.

WHEN:
Friday, August 23, 2013: 6:00 p.m. – 1:00 a.m. (Parade and Opening Ceremonies begin at 8:00 p.m.)
Saturday, August 24, 2013: 2:00 p.m. – 1:00 a.m.
Sunday, August 25, 2013: 12:00 Noon – 11:00 p.m. with a German Language worship service at 10:30 a.m.

(Alcohol sales cease at 12:00 midnight on Friday and Saturday nights. Wine and Liquor available on Sunday)

ADMISSION: General admission: $7.00 per person. Children 12 years of age and under admitted at no charge all weekend when accompanied by a parent or guardian.

$6 Discount Advance Purchase Admission Tickets & GAF Shuttle Tickets are available for online purchase at www.germanamericanfestival.net or www.gafsociety.org/fest.htm. Save time and avoid lines at the entrance gates, buy tickets in advance and online, print at home and save! Two day ($10) and three day ($15) admission passes available only online.

More: http://www.gafsociety.org/fest.htm
Submitted by: Extrajoker00
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