Welcome to the Cincinnati Donauschwaben Society’s website, home of Cincinnati’s most authentic Oktoberfest and famous German dancers. If you are interested in renting one of our facilities please see our hall rental website. For reservations for our upcoming dances please call (513)-385-2098 and select option 3.

Upcoming Events

Weinlesetanz | Saturday, November 21 

The Weinlesetanz or the wine harvest festival is a traditional festival that celebrates the year’s successful harvest of the grapes used to make wine.The hall is set-up with an arbor and hanging fruit that members and guests try to steal. Watch out though, if you are caught by the harvest “police”, made up of members of our youth group and middle group, you will have to pay a fine.


November Members’ Meeting | Friday, November 27

Come out to the Donauschwaben’s monthly meeting where members can get updates on how the club is doing and to hear about upcoming events.

Ladies Auxiliary meeting starts at 8pm with the general meeting beginning at 8:30 pm

Annual Christmas Concert | Thursday, December 10

On Thursday, December 10, the Cincinnati Donauschwaben Society will be hosting a group of German and Austrian performers for a night of German Christmas music.Join well-known singers Karin Bond, Joachim Bischof, Rudi Ecker, and the Osterdork Musikanten for a festive evening. Dinner includes: Roast beef with mashed potatoes and salad. Deserts are available for purchase.

Admission price for the concert only is $15 per person. Admission price for the concert and dinner is $25 per person. Dinner will be served between 5:30 – 7:30 and the show begins at 7:30.

Friday Night Stein Verein | Friday, December 11

Forget the Friday night happy hour at a crowded, over-priced bar! Instead come out and enjoy a few drinks with your Schwaben friends at the Friday Night Stein Verein.

The Friday Night Stein Verein will not continue into 2016!

Member’s Christmas Party (Members Only) | Sunday, December 13

Come celebrate the Christmas holiday at the annual Donauschwaben Member’s Christmas Party on Sunday, December 13. The party starts at 2:00 PM and features a Christmas show performed by the Middle group and Kleinekinder group, usually made up of a skit, German carols and/or poems.

After the show is over there will be a surprise guest and then sandwiches will be served. Guests are asked to bring a dozen or two of cookies to share with other members.

This event is for members only and is NOT open to the public. For questions, please email Helen Hary at Please include Christmas Party in the subject line.

New Year’s Eve Celebration | Thursday, December 31

Come ring in the New Year “Schwaben style” with your friends at the Cincinnati Donauschwaben Society on Thursday, December 31, 2015 featuring live music from Cincinnati’s own Alpen Echos.

For only $25 enjoy live music and an all-you-can eat appetizer/sandwich buffet and desert. Our doors will open at 8:00 PM and the music will begin an hour later at 9:00.

Note: Reservations are required! Make sure to make your reservations early because seating is limited.

For reservations please call 513 385 2098. Make sure to select option 3.


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