German Heritage Council of New Jersey is a nonprofit organization
that works year-round to present an authentic German-Heritage
Cultural experience one day a year, each year for people of
German Ancestry, people interested in the German culture, or
people just looking to have a fun day.
means that a small group of people work hard all year to
coordinate this special day. Authentic German vendors are
used to provide authentic German
food including Bratwurst,
Leberkäse and more.
vendors selling merchandise including Trachten clothes, German
music usually not found in stores and other paraphernalia
are available for browsing. Several large tents provide shelter
in case of inclimate weather. (No, this isn't merely a beer
and hot-dog event!)
large tent is dedicated to German-American cultural information
and history and many local and nationwide organizations are
the day, children's soccer teams compete, offering visitors
a chance to relax and watch a game, and children a chance to
play for an audience.
Bands from Germany, most organized, but some even impromptu, such as the band
pictured here, provide live entertainment in the open Mall area.